Weld Out Inspector

San Marcos, TX

Travel: No travel pays or per diem

Looking for a great place to begin a career?

Join one of the world's largest privately owned industrial pipe fabrication facilities. 

Epic Piping offers competitive pay as well as a range of employee benefits, including health, dental, vision, and 401k.  


  • Ensure compliance with safety and environment guidelines, policies, and regulations. 
  • Perform visual inspections on welded products in progress and completed jobs.   
  • Inspect Weld JobsIns for defects such as cracks, porosity, undercut etc.
  • Record results of tests and welding inspections. 
  • Plans and conducts the analysis, inspection, test, and/or integration to assure the quality of assigned product or component. 
  • Reviews all welded products or components and provides input to the decision of whether to accept or reject the product. 
  • Document’s data obtained during all quality assurance activities, consistent with company policies and procedures. 
  • Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provides recommended process improvements to management. 
  • Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards. 
  • Inspect, test, or measure materials, products, installations, or work for conformance to specifications
  • Measure dimensions of products to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as rulers, calipers, gauges, or micrometers.   
  • Read blueprints, data, manuals, or other materials to determine specifications, inspection and testing procedures, adjustment methods, certification processes, formulas, or measuring instruments required.   
  • Record inspection or test data, such as weights, temperatures, grades, or moisture content, and quantities inspected or graded.   
  • Mark items with details such as grade or acceptance-rejection status.   
  • Notify supervisors or other personnel of production problems.   
  • Discard or reject products, materials, or equipment not meeting specifications.   
  • Collect or select samples for testing or for use as models.   
  • Write test or inspection reports describing results, recommendations, or needed repairs.   
  • Compare colors, shapes, textures, or grades of products or materials with color charts, templates, or samples to verify conformance to standards.   
  • Recommend necessary corrective actions, based on inspection results.   
  • Analyze test data, making computations as necessary, to determine test results.   
  • Clean, maintain, calibrate, or repair measuring instruments or test equipment, such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, or height gauges.   
  • Read dials or meters to verify that equipment is functioning at specified levels.   
  • Check arriving materials to ensure that they match purchase orders, submitting discrepancy reports, as necessary.   
  • Fabricate, install, position, or connect components, parts, finished products, or instruments for testing or operational purposes.   
  • Inspect or test raw materials, parts, or products to determine compliance with environmental standards
  • Compute defect percentages or averages, using formulas and calculators.   
  • Stack or arrange tested products for further processing, shipping, or packaging.   
  • Monitor production operations or equipment to ensure conformance to specifications, making necessary process or assembly adjustments.   
  • Adjust, clean, or repair products or processing equipment to correct defects found during inspections.   
  • Monitor machines that automatically measure, sort, or inspect products.   
  • Compute usable amounts of items in shipments.   
  • Interpret legal requirements, provide safety information, or recommend compliance procedures to contractors, craft workers, engineers, or property owners.   
  • Disassemble defective parts or components, such as inaccurate or worn gauges or measuring instruments.   
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. 


Education:  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   

Experience:  2-3 years related experience. 

Computer Skills:  None specifically required.   

Certifications & Licenses: Certified Welding Inspector AWS-CWI/SCWI 3.1/3.2, ASNT VT Level II/III

Epic Piping provides unmatched experience servicing thechemical, power, refining, offshore, and oil & gas industries.