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Date:  Aug 10, 2022

Melbourne, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Pipelines

Position Title:  Level 1 Welding Inspector

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Faster. Smarter. Safer.

This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. We are Ontario’s premier utility contractor and are ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider.


Position Overview
Reporting to the Manager of Quality, the Level 1 Welding Inspector shall ensure adherence to all policies and procedures as specified in the Quality Manual and demonstrate a general knowledge of Welding Symbols, Welding Procedures, Fabrication Drawings, Visual Weld Inspection LPI and other Welding Quality Assurance Procedures. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform visual inspections of final assemblies including welds, materials, flange faces etc. 
  • Perform dimensional verifications and verification of material condition, grade, and specification to ensure compliance with drawings and/or other specific requirements.
  • Witness hydrostatic testing of piping and components, ensure the test remains within the specified parameters, and prepare final pressure test reports.
  • Review of technical documentation including pressure test reports, PWHT records, paint/coating reports, torquing/tensioning etc.
  • Confirms work quality, compliance, and work performance adherence to established standards and codes by conducting field observations, follow-up field audits, and weld monitoring.
  • NDE coordination including the identification of welds requiring NDE (percentages).
  • Review of NDE reports.
  • Monitor the control, issue, and storage of welding electrodes.
  • Review of welder qualifications.
  • Ensure that all relevant information has been captured including welding procedure used, welder ID, any variations from the original design etc.
  • Maintain quality documentation according to established quality manual and procedures.


Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum 2 years experience in the construction industry as a Welding Inspector 
  • CSA 178.2 level I or II with B31.3 endorsement (W47.1/W59/Sect. VIII/Sect.IX an asset)
  • Experience in reviewing isometric drawings
  • Knowledge of various codes of construction (ASME B31.1, B31.3 ASME Sec. VIII, CSA A23.1, CSA B51, CSA W47.1, CSA W59.)
  •  Demonstrated computer software proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong customer service focus & problem solving skills
  • ISO knowledge is beneficial
  • Valid Class G Drivers License 
  • API 510 & API 570 an asset
  • Technical Education (WET or MET) or Journeyman certification an asset


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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