Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) / Senior Engineering Technician

at Intertek
Location Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent


Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) / Senior Engineering Technician

PSI, an Intertek company, is searching for a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) / Senior Engineering Technician to join our Building & Construction team in our City, State office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry!

The CWI / Senior Engineering Technician role performs a variety of testing, project specific observations and site assessment duties under direct supervision and/or from detailed controlled procedures.

The Building & Construction team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services and building science solutions to deliver Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. The team offers the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site.

What you'll do:

Ensure compliance with safety and environment guidelines, policies, and regulations
Testing and inspection of structural steel during erection on general building and pipeline sites, as well as occasional plant inspections
Inspect general construction and structural steel erection for buildings
Perform visual inspections on welded products in progress and completed jobs
Inspect weld jobs for defects such as cracks, porosity, undercut etc.
Record results of tests and welding inspections
Able to issue and follow up on non-conformances until the close out
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
Documents 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
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
May also, operates testing equipment and conducts testing, (example: Soil, concrete or other) and provides assessment of data through reporting
Operates a calculator to calculate mathematical test results
Must be aware of, and adhere to, safety practices and policies to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by your actions at work

What it takes to be successful in this role:

High School Diploma or equivalent required; Technical Degree in Welding is preferred
Must have AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Certification with D1.1 experience
Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
Construction materials testing experience preferred
Ability to read blueprints and understand, and interpret tolerances
Computer Skills: Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications
Must be able to receive, understand, and execute written and verbal directions
Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communication
Must be able to work well independently and with others
Must be able to periodically work off shifts and overtime
Valid Driver's License and reliable driving record (required)

Why work at Intertek?

PSI, an Intertek Company, is a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services. We are ranked on the 2020 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and are able to provide the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on-site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment.

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do.

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy.

What we have to offer:

When Working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email or call 1- (option ) to speak with a member of the HR Department.


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