Weld Out Inspector
**Position is located in San Marcos, Texas**
Travel: No travel pays or per diem
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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.
TASK FOR THIS POSITION:
- 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.
REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:
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