Welding QC Inspector

Website TrueNorth Steel

Welding QC Inspector Job Highlights

Title Welding Quality Control Inspector
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Quality Assurance
Location West Fargo, ND, United States
Company TrueNorth Steel

Company Profile

TrueNorth Steel provides steel-based solutions for customers’ projects in a variety of industries, including agriculture, construction, mining, road and bridge construction, stormwater management, and energy.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Welding QC Inspector who will be responsible for inspecting products to ensure they meet quality and contract specifications and meet external certification standards.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of welding experience
  • An equivalent training in manufacturing/structural steel

Preferred Certifications

  • Certified Associate Welding Inspector
  • Certified Welding Inspector


  • Annual calibration of welding equipment, QC inspection equipment, and pre-qualifications for bolts, as applicable per site.
  • Apply and work within appropriate controls related to Safety and Housekeeping.
  • Document and segregate non-conforming fabricated material and workmanship.
  • Ensure that all materials and workmanship are completed in accordance with UL, STI, API, AWS, AISC, or City of LA standards, drawings, and specifications, as applicable per site.
  • Follow all company safety and quality requirements.
  • Inspect materials and finished goods to ensure they meet customer requirements and/or contract specifications, including but not limited to checking welds, welding consumables, base material, cut and formed parts, layout work, and coatings.
  • Insure Welding Specification Procedures (WPS) are current and in place for projects, as applicable per site.
  • Operate overhead crane safely.
  • Prompt and dependable attendance.
  • Remain current with AWS CWI and City of LA Supervisor or Inspector licenses, code analysis, industry standards, procedures, and processes, as applicable per site.
  • Represent the company, as needed, on-field issues requiring investigation and decisions associated with product quality and conformance.
  • Responsible for inspecting products to ensure they meet quality and contract specifications and meet external certification standards.
  • Review and work with site management and shop supervisor to address remedies for non-conformances and their prevention.
  • Review welding specs or requirements for each project and work with the team to solve fabrication challenges.
  • Supervise or conduct Welder Qualification Test Reports (WQTR) to AWS (D1.1 or D1.5) and CWB standards, as applicable per site.
  • Understand, support, and implement the company Quality Management System.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime or weekends as needed.
  • Work with Quality Assurance and Site Managers and Shop Supervisor to develop annual training programs for new and experienced employees to minimize product non-conformance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Thorough knowledge of contract documents and blueprint reading.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Any applicable standards knowledge such as AWS, City of LA, API, UL, or STI.
  • Be dependable and trustworthy.
  • Embrace and demonstrate the qualities of the TrueNorth Steel Game Changer definition.
  • Excellent math skills
  • Leadership skills to motivate co-workers to quality workmanship.
  • Welding inspection training.

Required Skills-

  • Attention to Detail
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Welding Codes


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, which includes an excellent health/dental package, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account benefits, profit-sharing, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.

Employer’s Statement

TrueNorth Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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