What is Structural steel welding?
A qualified welding inspector performs inspections on Structural Steel items. Structural steel welding is a fabrication process that joins materials, structural steel metals, by using high heat to melt the parts together and allowing them to cool, causing fusion. Welding is distinct from lower temperature metal-joining techniques such as brazing and soldering, which do not melt the base metal.
Welding Inspector - What to Look for in Inspector
A welding inspector performing welding inspection on a construction project which involves welding work must be Certified Welding inspector by ICC or AWS. Hence before hiring a welding inspector , one should verify his or her credentials first so that you are using the right person for the project. NYC DOB code requires that the services of only qualified personnel’s should be utilized who demonstrate right qualification and experience for the work. Our inspectors are qualified up to the required standards as set forth by NYC DOB.
What does a Welding Inspector Do?
A lot of people think a Welding Inspector just looks at a finished weld,” but this is simply not the case. A certified welding inspector is usually expected to handle qualification records, oversee non-destructive testing, make sure proper materials are available during tests, and much more.If Welding Inspector is just looking at a finished weld, then something is not right.
Additional duties of Welding Inspector
Be a Safety Watchdog
You’ll need to make sure that all welding work complies with your employer’s safety regulations, as well as the safety regulations stipulated by local, state and federal governments. If you’re working for an Accredited Testing Facility, you can also expect to help to develop the facility’s quality control program.
Welding Procedure Specifications, building and welding plans, equipment calibration, and welding materials. You’ll be responsible for verifying that all of these documents are correct. You’ll also be instrumental in the development of WPSs.
Inspect the Pre-welding Environment (not just the post-weld)
It’ll be your responsibility to inspect base and consumable materials. You’ll also need to make sure that the correct cutting methods, joint positions, welder settings and even things like clamp placement and alignment are correct.
Monitor the Welding Process
Welding Inspector need to keep an eye on the welding process throughout production to make sure that everything proceeds smoothly and that everyone continues to follow the expectations of the standard.
Conduct inspections, and identify and supervise repairs.
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