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Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

Company: Building & Earth
Location: Conway
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


Do you currently hold the ICC Bolting Inspection Certification? Are you working towards or are currently a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)? If so, we want you to join our team!

Come work for a team that is ready to help you to continue to grow your career in Construction Materials Testing!

This position exists for the primary purpose of providing testing observation and general inspections on the assigned field project according to the applicable specification for independent testing laboratories. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, sample reparation, collection & testing, field observations, general inspections and documentation of construction activities on site pertaining to soil, concrete, grout, mortar and asphalt. The position requires the incumbent to clearly identify, verbally communicate, and document test results and activities.

Building & Earth offers a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, 401(k) with company match, Flexible Spending Account, and Group Short Term Disability and Life Insurance plans.

SCHEDULING NOTE: This position will require NIGHT shift work as well as some WEEKEND work days. Your daily schedule can change from day to day and you must be able to accommodate a flexible working schedule and have reliable transportation to and from the branch office at all hours of the day if needed.


Essential Functions and ResponsibilitiesManagement reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time as needed. Reasonable temporary modifications for a period of time do not waive any essential functions of the job requirements. The position requires an incumbent to be trained to:

* Receive, understand and execute written and verbal directions
* Review specifications for civil and structural plans and identify sections applicable to the scope ofwork
* Perform tests and observations according to project requirements
* Perform both general & special construction inspections, such as concrete & masonry construction, fireproofing, proof roll footing, etc.
* Submit daily field reports to document testing, inspections and field observations
* Document and communicate non-conforming items to designated project supervision
* Clean, maintain and calibrate all assigned equipment according to applicable codes and standards
* Transport, operate and care for a nuclear density gauge as assigned, meeting all safety, care and maintenance guidelines as outlined in the Radiation Safety Program Policy.
* Provide training and limited oversight to lower level Engineering Technicians


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies) Advanced knowledge of sample preparation, collection & testing, field observations and documentation of construction activities.

* Knowledge of general construction inspection responsibilities.
* Must pass relevant tests and/or achieve valid signatures.
* Ability to create and maintain accurate and confidential test records and to prepare easily understandable reports for documentation.
* Skilled in the use of computers and common software applications.
* Ability to teach company specific software and programs.
* Ability to train others. Can give and follow directions.
* Ability to communicate effectively.
* Ability to build and maintain effective working.
* Ability to dress, speak and act professionally & appropriately
* Ability to deal with stressful situations, multiple priorities and hectic schedules calmly and courteously.
* Ability to work ethically, honestly and safely at all times as scheduled.
* Ability to drive a company vehicle and adhere to all company guidelines for operation and safety.

Physical Requirements1. Must be able to move, lift or carry objects or materials up to 50 lbs. without assistance.2. Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding3. Ability to physically maneuver construction sites and excavations4. Visual/hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communications in the English language, including the ability to communicate directly and over the telephone and be understood.

Minimum Education, Training, Certifications and/or Experience High School diploma or equivalent Minimum 3 years or 1 year with BS Degree in Engineering or other applicable sciences ICC Bolting Special Inspector Certification and/or Certified Welding Inspector CWI certification Competency in reading detailed plans and specifications Competency in mortar and grout sampling and testing General knowledge of asphalt placement monitoring

Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis position is generally full time, with a normal work schedule of 7AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday. Hours will regularly be adjusted to meet construction schedules of clients and may include weekend rotations, night work, and early morning work.

TravelDaily travel to and from construction work sites, generally within 100 miles from the home office, is expected. Short term, out-of-town work, generally lasting less than 2 weeks, is probable. Long term, out-of-town assignments may be required occasionally with advance notice of planned dates.

Special Requirements1. Possession of a valid state of residence driver's license.

2. Ability to be insured under all applicable Corporation insurance policies and requirements.

Other DutiesPlease note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all reasonable activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Building & Earth, Conway , Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Other , Conway, Arkansas

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