The Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) is responsible for inspecting 100% of the structural welds performed while ensuring compliance with DI regulations and procedures.
The CWI will conduct Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) reports on welding requirements and procedures. Ensures compliance with the Performance Work Statement (PWS) and all applicable USAF mandatory requirements.
Performs all duties in accordance with DynCorp International ISO 9001 Quality and Safety Standards.
Ensures welding procedures are available, approved and are being employed in production.
Ensures the requirements of codes, standards and specifications are met.
Witness the preparation of test plates and destructive tests while verifying compliance with appropriate standards and specifications.
Ensures adequate and valid welder approvals are available, and that only approved welders are used in production.
Ensures parent materials against documentation and markings.
Ensures the correctness of welding consumables (electrodes, filler wires, consumable inserts, gases, fluxes etc.).
Ensures in pre-weld inspection that dimensions, fit-up and weld preparations are in accordance with specifications.
Surveys welding to ensure compliance with specified procedures including any preheat, interpass temperature control and post heat requirements.
Assist and agree with the preparation of Inspection and Test Plans (ITP’s).
Ensures, when required that post weld heat treatment has been conducted in accordance with specification. requirements.
Maintains records of inspections carried out.
Conducts inspections of equipment to ensure proper settings and operation.
Responsible for making recommendations to improve overall process and efficiency.
Approves repairs and finished product
Develops work instructions and assists with personnel training.
Strong work ethics and ability to work independently
Able to verify weld quality and workmanship to AWS D1.1.
Knowledge & Skills
Must be familiar with the use of personnel computers with special emphasis on use of Windows and Microsoft Office.
Must be able to understand and operate plasma, and acetylene cutting equipment.
Understand technical data, plans / blueprints and publications pertaining to but not limited to US Air Force vehicles, and equipment.
Must have, or be able to obtain confined space permit.
Experience & Education
Verifiable five years’ experience as a certified welder, with experience in MIG (metal inert gas), TIG (tungsten inert gas), ARC (electrical arc welding) and Gas welding operations.
High School Diploma or equivalent, Technical School training, and American Welding Society (AWS) certification.
Must possess a current CWI certification to be able to certify other assigned welders work.
US Secret Security Clearance required.
Physical Requirements / Working Environment
Works in maintenance shop environment.
Able to travel domestically and internationally
Logistics / Transportation(Full-time)