Website Petersen Incorporated

Weld Engineer Job Highlights

Title Weld Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience 4 Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Farr West, UT, United States
Company Petersen Incorporated

Company Profile

Petersen is a state-of-the-art facility offering complete fabrication, advanced manufacturing, and machining services that are ideal for nuclear, petrochemical, aerospace, mining/industrial projects, equipment, and parts.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Weld Engineer who will prepare, qualify and maintain welding procedures, procedure qualification records, and welder performance qualifications.

Monitors welding to assure proper and efficient operation.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should possess a 4 years Welding Degree or equivalent technical field (High School diploma and 8 years of welding engineering experience may be considered equivalent.)

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 4 years of welding engineering-related experience in a fabrication environment working with codes, standards, and specifications, preparing procedures, and other quality-related documents such as inspection and NDE.


  • Compile approved procedures and certifications and make them available in welding areas
  • Compile procedures and certifications for customer approval
  • Coordinate purchase of welding consumables with the appropriate purchasing personnel
  • Coordinate qualification and consumable testing with internal and/or external sources as required
  • Maintain welder continuity records
  • Monitor welding operations to assure proper application of welding procedures and performance qualifications
  • Review contract requirements and prepare any necessary welding procedures, procedure qualification records, and welder performance records
  • Stay abreast with current technology, equipment/welding filler materials and implement improvements accordingly
  • Train welding personnel as required for the proper execution of procedures/qualifications
  • Troubleshoot welding problems
  • Work with welding supervisors to assure that welding is being performed efficiently
  • Assist in training visual welding inspectors


  • Must be familiar with fabrication techniques and equipment.
  • Must be proficient with a PC using database, spreadsheet, and word-processing software such as Access, Excel, and Word.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the arc welding processes and weld quality must have a working knowledge of fabrication codes and standards such as ASME, ASTM, AWS, and MIL.
  • Must know inspection and NDE processes.
  • Must possess good writing and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work well with others.

Working Conditions

  • Primarily in the office but also involves working in typical fabrication/machine shop surroundings.

Mental Functions

  • Must be proactive and be able to evaluate quality conditions.
  • Must be able to work diplomatically with employees and customers.

Physical Functions

  • Must be able to work in a fabrication and machine shop environment and be able to climb on parts and machinery to perform inspections and evaluate their conditions.


  • Must be available and willing to work overtime as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.
  • Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such level as is determined in the employer’s sole discretion.


  • Must be available and willing to travel as the employer determines is necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Equipment Used

  • Personal Computer, Visual weld inspection equipment.

Employer’s Statement

Petersen Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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