Certified Weld Inspector (CWI)

ArmorWorks Enterprises, LLC

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Chandler, AZ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Frye - Chandler, AZ
Education Level:    Special Certification
Salary Range:    Undisclosed



The Certified Weld Inspector is responsible for ensuring that assigned welding processes at ArmorWorks are compliant to contract, regulatory and industry requirements.

Assignment of Functions or Duties:

  • Ensure that weld procedure specifications, welding plans, equipment calibration and welding materials are correct.
  • Define and develop WPSs as required for current production.
  • Maintains weld qualification records, oversee non-destructive testing, and ensure proper materials are available during tests.
  • Monitors the welding processes throughout production to make sure everything proceeds smoothly and that all welding personnel follow the expectations of applicable welding standards.
  • Inspects base and consumable materials, pre-weld cutting, joint positions, welder settings, and other critical aspects of weld setups.
  • Conducts inspections of all welds and identifies and supervises repairs.
  • Ensure that all welding work complies with your employer’s safety regulations, as well as the safety regulations stipulated by local, state and federal governments.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment and ensure proper care of equipment and machinery.
  • Accurately complete required time entries applicable inspection entries on Routers, inspection reports and other documentation as required. 
  • Document and report nonconforming equipment, raw material, processes and product.  Ensure proper identification and segregation of nonconforming items.
  • Ensure ongoing effectiveness of the calibration process.
  • Support other quality activities as required.


Minimum Requirements of Skills & Experience:

  • Must have a current AWS certification as a Certified Weld Inspector.
  • Must demonstrate a “Quality mindset”
  • Ability to speak, read and write English, including understanding of verbal/written instructions.
  • Ability to perform basic shop math
  • Computer skills required (Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • Experience in a structural or sheet metal fabrication environment is required
  • Ability to read drawings/specifications including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances required.
  • Minimum 4 years of continuous experience required in Functions/Duties numbers 1 through 6 above.
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs.


*Sign on bonus is applicable for new candidates, directly hired through ArmorWorks and paid in 3 installments