Certified Welding Inspector

at Patrick Engineering in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position: Certified Welding Inspector
Location: Chicago (Hybrid), IL
Job Id: 906
# of Openings: 2

We are looking for a skilled Welding Inspector to join our Utilities and Renewables team! Are you a hard-working, self-driven individual who is looking for more of a management role in your career? If so, this Certified Welding Inspector position is the perfect fit for you!

Hybrid remote, preferably within a commutable distance to our Chicago, IL office.

The Certified Welding Inspector is responsible for the oversight and inspection of weld activities as requested by PGL. Provides daily work direction to team members / co-workers while performing own job; may contribute to planning, work scheduling and minor decision-making regarding work methods. This position may provide feedback on team member/co-worker performance to immediate supervisor. Typically resolves straightforward problems or problems that have routine solutions; limited independent discretion; Operates under supervision of the Construction Project Manager. Operates under minimal supervision and may train or coach more junior staff.

Job Responsibilities:
The CWI will evaluate if proper materials and procedures are used by others to properly make welds in the field or in the shop.
Confirm compliance with industry and company weld specifications.
The CWI will be familiar, knowledgeable and enforce NDE procedures, codes and standards.
Review company weld procedures prior to implementation in the field.
Verify welding personnel are qualified in the weld practices being performed.
Prepare a register and reports of: Welding personnel and Equipment qualification.
Inspect welds and approve they meet company specifications.
Monitor and verify weld repairs are tracked and conducted in an approved manner.
Communicate all anomalies to their Supervisor.
Review and Approve / Disapprove all Weld Daily Reports and forward to their Supervisor.

Decision Making Level:

Significant (Individual Contributor)

Minimum Experience Required:


1+ years

Staging projects, or assigning and completing tasks as part of a project team.

1+ years

Utilization of Gas Operations computer systems

3+ years

Interpretation and application of construction design specifications

3+ years

Standard computer applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) to generate reports, create pertinent documentation and supply information to relevant parties.

3+ years

Experience in interpreting and applying construction design specifications.

3+ years

Welding Inspection experience




Bachelor's Degree preferred

Area of Study:

Construction Management, Engineering, or related field

NACE - Coating Inspector Program - Level 01 preferred or ability to obtain
Certified Welding Inspector Certification or Certified Pipeline Welding Inspector (CPWI) - (Minimum one REQUIRED)
Familiar with API 1104. (American Petroleum Institute Standard for Welding of Pipeline and Related Facilities)

Job Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
Must perform covered functions under Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) Must perform such covered functions as emergency dispatching or gas design as an office employee

Overnight Travel:


Additional Requirements:

This entire job profile is intended to cover the most significant aspects of the position. There may be additional responsibilities assigned beyond the enclosed. The company reserves the right to modify the role, responsibilities, requirements, and position status as compliance regulations or business needs dictate.

Required Training:

MEA Task #-AOC-Abnormal Operating Conditions

MEA Task #-0101-Characteristics & Hazards of Natural Gas MEA Task #-0110-Horizontal Directional Drilling

MEA Task #-0401-D-Corrosion Monitoring - Atmospheric & External - Distribution MEA Task #-0402-D-Coating Maintenance: Paint, Cold Wrap, Mastic, Etc.

MEA Task #-0801-Locating Pipelines

MEA Task #-0803-D-Inspection for Damage - Distribution MEA Task #-0804-Damage Prevention During Excavation

MEA Task #-1005-Mechanical Joints: PE Pipe

MEA Task #-1301-D-Leak & Strength Test - Mains & Services MEA Task #-1401-Abandonment of Facilities

MEA Task #-1402-Backfilling

MEA Task... For full info follow application link.

It is the policy of Patrick Engineering Inc. ("Patrick") to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) national origin, age, disabilities, marital status, sexual orientation, genetics military status, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans (veterans who served during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a badge has been authorized,), and Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

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Job Posting: 10980671

Posted On: Jun 02, 2023

Updated On: Jul 02, 2023

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