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E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. Welding Inspector  in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Welding Inspector

About the OrganizationE2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. (E2)is a professional services firm established in 1988 specializing in a full spectrum of engineering services including, project engineering and design, federal base operations and infrastructure support services, gas pipeline construction and inspection services, environmental consulting and remediation, and information technology services. At E2, we value safety, innovation and collaboration, and we are dedicated to excellence.


The Welding Inspector must assure proper welding procedures are qualified and utilized, radiographers are certified, welders are qualified, sound welds are produced, and proper documentation is maintained to include MTRs, detailed as-builts and weld mapping. These activities must be performed in accordance with the appropriate Company specifications and the approved for construction drawings.

The Welding Inspector works under the direction of the Chief Inspector who will assign additional responsibilities to each inspector as needed. The responsibilities assigned to the Welding Inspector will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Be familiar with the approved construction drawings and Company specifications.

  • Understanding the Contract document as it relates to his or her duties on the project.

  • Have a basic understanding of welding techniques, welding positions, welding consumables, weld preparation and welding drawing requirements. Maintaining a detailed inspector's logbook.

  • Completing and submitting applicable inspection reports that accurately describe the work performed on the project. in a manner such that the welds inspected may subsequently be identified per current standards.

  • Taking proactive approach to safety on the job site and reporting safety issues to the Construction Manager, Chief Inspector and Safety Inspector.

  • Plan and organize inspection duties in advance.

  • Assure any design changes or material substitutions are discussed with the Construction Manager, Chief Inspector and proper Company approval is obtained.

  • Verify all materials used in the installation are in compliance with Company requirements.

  • Keep the Chief Inspector aware of any daily problems or anticipated problems with the project.

  • Possess an understanding of the relationship between quality assurance, quality control and inspection procedures

  • Assure a welding procedure is established and each welder is qualified for the work he is performing.

  • Monitor the quality of the welds being made to assure sound welds are being made at all joints.

  • Assure the repairs made to correct defects in a pipe weld sufficiently corrected the defect and the weld satisfies the requirements as outlined by the appropriate codes and Company specifications.

  • Assure all welding materials are of proper type and quality, they have been stored according to manufacturers' specifications, and damaged materials are not used in the welding of the pipe.

Weld Inspector may be assigned additional duties and responsibilities relating to pipeline construction inspection observation and documentation as appropriate.

Number of Openings10

Position Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Knowledge and experience pertaining to the skillset required to build/install natural gas transmission pipeline facilities.

  • Required 3-5+ years of pipeline construction and/or inspection experience (combination of experience is acceptable).

  • Position RequiresAmerican Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (AWS CWI or SCWI).

  • Position RequiresNational Association of Corrosion Engineers Coatings Inspector – Certified Level 1 (NACE CIP Level 1)

  • Knowledge of codes and standards including API 1104, ASME B 31.8, NACE and SSPC

BenefitsE2 offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match. Qualified candidates only please submit your resume.

Candidate InformationPreferred method of application is through our online job system.

SolicitationPlease no solicitation of any kind from agencies, staffing, or recruiting firms.


Close Date4/15/2021


Req NumberMN-4802

Open Date3/8/2021

LocationMinneapolis, MN

EOE StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you need accommodation or alternate method of resume submittal, please contact Cindy Wilson at 470.588.0259

This position is currently accepting applications.