Friday , April 12 2024

Y 12 Employment – Welding Inspector

Website Y-12 National Security Complex

Job Description:

Set up and operate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) equipment and oxygen-acetylene gas cutting and welding equipment according to certain welding specifications. Work from blue prints, sketches, and written or oral instructions. Perform weld examinations by nondestructive methods associated with the inspection of weldments and materials. These examinations are in accordance with procedures, engineering drawing and/or specifications. The methods used are Visual and Penetrant examinations. Completes inspection reports attesting to inspection results. Work in the field or shop on a wide variety of non-repetitive welding. Will be certified on specific welding procedures and must periodically re-certify on each.

Job Requirements:

  • Requires high school education with at least five year’s experience working as a certified welder
  • This position requires a Certified Welding Inspector certification from the American Welding Society (AWS) and will also require the ability to meet the requirements of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) recommended practice SNT TC 1A for Level II in Visual Testing, Penetrant Testing
  • Requires good communication skills and disciplined compliance with Y-12 Conduct of Operations requirements, including, but not limited to, strict procedure compliance
  • Requires knowledge and experience in the use and interpretation of major welding-related engineering specifications, reading blueprints and welding symbols for weldment fabrication and inspection
  • Will be required to successfully perform and pass a welding look test on pipe with SMAW and GTAW
  • Capable of meeting the Y-12 Industrial Hygiene requirements for respirator use
  • In addition, the applicant must meet the requirements of DOE O 426.2 (i.e., 1 year job-related experience, or a DOE O 426.2 alternative).  DOE 426.2 experience requirements can be satisfied following employment.  In the interim, newly hired personnel will not be assigned duties that could impact the safety basis of nuclear facilities.   (Ref. DOE O 426.2)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Current American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certification that can be confirmed by the American Welding Society (AWS)

Job Details:

Company: Y-12 National Security Complex

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chattanooga, TN, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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