QC Inspector (CWI)

Website Northwest Pipe Company

QC Inspector (CWI) Job Highlights

Title QC Inspector (CWI)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Adelanto, CA, United States
Company Northwest Pipe Company

Company Profile

Northwest Pipe Company is a leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products. Our solution-based products serve a wide range of markets including water transmission, plant piping, tunnels, and river crossings.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a QC Inspector (CWI) who shall demonstrate substantial knowledge of processes, codes, and job specifications and can perform routine Q.A/Q.C product inspections as required.

The Q.C inspector shall be knowledgeable in Q.A/Q.C equipment operations and associated documentation of inspections and testing.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • 1-3 months of related experience or training
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • The level of QA Inspector and pay range is dependent on the current certifications held that fall in a specific point range on the NWP QA Certification Rating Card-
  • 9 – 15 points = C
  • 16 – 24 points = B
  • 25+ points = A


  • Assist Inspection Supervisor/Leaden and Q.A/Q.C personnel as needed
  • Assure the product meets or exceeds standards and specifications
  • Available to accommodate a flexible work schedule
  • Maintain documentation
  • Perform NDE Inspection and documentation (as qualified)
  • Regular, reliable, and predictable attendance is necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Effectively communicate Q.A/Q.C requirements and objectives between supervision and lead personnel
  • Work at a pace sufficient to obtain quality and quantity of inspection/testing, consistent with operational requirements
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Supervisor


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization
  • Ability to locate and compute metric conversions
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • As needed the employee should have sufficient education, training, and experience to ensure qualification in inspection methods, which are being employed
  • Demonstrated ability to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily


  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) – required for A through C Inspectors.
  • NACE Certification (preferred)


  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety

Employer’s Statement

Northwest Pipe Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit www.nwpipe.com.

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