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Welding Quality Inspector

Fargo, ND · Manufacturing


Responsible for inspecting products to ensure company meets quality, contract specifications, and meets external certification standards.


  • Follow all company safety and quality requirements.

  • Ensure that all materials and workmanship are completed in accordance with UL, STI, API,

    AWS, AISC, or City of LA standards, drawings and specifications, as applicable per site.

  • Inspect materials and finished goods to ensure they meet customer requirements and/or contract specifications, including but not limited to checking welds, welding consumables, base material, cut & formed parts, layout work and coatings.

  • General knowledge of coatings inspection including blast and paint inspections.

  • Review welding specs and/or requirements for each project and work with team to solve

    fabrication challenges.

  • Document and segregate non-conforming fabricated material and workmanship.

  • Review and work with site management & shop supervisor to address remedies for non-

    conformances and their prevention.

  • Ensure Welding Specification Procedures (WPS) are current and in place for projects, as

    applicable per site.

  • Ensure all inspection and welding equipment maintains current calibration and verification and

    pre-qualifications for bolt, as applicable per site.

  • Ensure proper bolting and pre-qualification are completed per contract requirements, as

    applicable per site.

  • Understand and support company Quality Management Systems.

  • Operate overhead crane safely.

  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime or weekends as needed.

  • Prompt and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Complete course requirements for Quality Control Welding Inspectors.

  • Any applicable standards knowledge such as AWS, City of LA, API, UL, or STI.

  • Thorough knowledge of blueprint reading and contract documents, when applicable

  • Excellent math skills

  • Leadership skills to motivate co-workers to quality workmanship.

  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

  • Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.

  • Be dependable and trustworthy.


  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of three years welding experience, or equivalent training in manufacturing/structural

steel, Quality Control combination.



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