Advanced Containment Systems, Inc.
  • South Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

QC Welding Inspector


Purpose of the Position: All operations' inspection including Fabrication and Welding according to ISO Program.


Essential job functions:                                                                                               


  • Receiving inspection of welding consumables
  • Inspecting and validating assembly, fit-up and tack weld, dimensions in accordance with Engineering Drawings
  • Visual inspection of completed welds.
  • Weld size, weld length (continuous and/or intermittent), weld type specified on the Engineering Drawing
  • Weld quality in accordance with Quality Management Procedures for Visual Inspection




  • Recording inspection data on the appropriate ACSI Inspection Reporting system including documentation of the Non-conforming process (should it be needed).
  • Review Material Test Reports (MTR) for incoming steel and welding wires
    • Verify material size, specification, grade, chemical composition and mechanical properties in accordance with the purchase order.
    • Initial and date the MTR and file it as per official system.


Secondary job functions:

  • Replace or assist other workers as needed
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor or manager.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Read & Understand: tape measure, calipers, Engineering Drawings, weld symbols and general shop testing equipment
  • Visual weld inspection
  • Understand ASW D1.1
  • Basic PC skills
  • English


Qualification Requirements:

  • Current or previous certification as an AWS Certified Welding Inspector- CWI certificate (highly preferable), or
  • ACSI qualification certificate based on one of the following education/experience combinations:
    • High school diploma and 10 years inspection experience in structural or pipe welding shop applications.
    • High School Diploma, 5 years welding/fabrication experience as a welder and 5 years inspection experience in structural or pipe welding shop applications.
    • 2-year welding Technology program graduate and 2 years inspection experience in structural or pipe welding shop applications.
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering with 2 years experience in a shop or field welding application and general knowledge of welding and inspection.Physical Demands: 
    • Environment:
    • Hours: 7:00 3:30 (additional hours as needed)      Week: 40     Sitting: 5%    Standing/ Walking: 95%        
  • Weather: Hot & Cold.
  • Outside and Plant environment/Plant is not A/C. Dust.


Physical tasks:

  • Bending, standing and sitting



  • Medium  


Performance Standards: criteria for evaluation in this position/measurement.


  • The ability to communicate effectively with and work with other personnel and customers.
  • Ability to perform work according to routine, while maintaining standards of performance.
  • Proper operation of equipment.
  • Proper discharge of duties by the inspector will be measured, in part, by the degree of efficiency of performance, as measured through visual observation and periodic verification.
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