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Job Title: Welding Inspector

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Welding Inspector to join our team. The Welding Inspector will be responsible for ensuring that all welding activities are performed in accordance with industry standards and specifications. The successful candidate will have a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of welding processes and techniques.


  • Conduct visual inspections of welds to ensure compliance with industry standards and specifications
  • Perform non-destructive testing (NDT) on welds using various methods such as ultrasonic, magnetic particle, and radiographic testing
  • Interpret and evaluate NDT results to determine the quality of welds
  • Review welding procedures and specifications to ensure compliance with industry standards and customer requirements
  • Provide guidance and support to welding personnel to ensure that welding activities are performed in accordance with industry standards and specifications
  • Prepare inspection reports and maintain accurate records of all welding activities
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure that welding activities are integrated into the overall project plan


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification as a Welding Inspector from a recognized organization such as the American Welding Society (AWS)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in welding inspection
  • Strong knowledge of welding processes and techniques
  • Experience with non-destructive testing (NDT) methods such as ultrasonic, magnetic particle, and radiographic testing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and interpret welding procedures and specifications
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to identify defects in welds
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and climb for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and at heights
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as a respirator, safety glasses, and hearing

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Welding Inspector

What is the best way to find and hire a Welding Inspector near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Welding Inspector applicants. Employers posting their Welding Inspector job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Welding Inspector applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Welding Inspector are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 2 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Welding Inspector positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Welding Inspector role?
SMS has 100% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Welding Inspector job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Welding Inspectors are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 190% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Welding Inspector applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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