Certified Welding Inspector - Abingdon, VA

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Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Abingdon, Virginia, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.



The inspector is responsible for quality assurance on behalf of Bureau Veritas's client, in addition to on- site inspections during the construction phase. The ideal candidate must demonstrable experience in a similar position.



  • Communicating with the Project Manager to determine the specific requirements of a given work order, including the scope of work, deliverables, schedule, and budget for a particular assignment;
  • Communication with the Project Manager, fabrication shops, contractors, and other third parties to resolve schedule issues;
  • Reliable High Speed Internet connection
  • Valid Driver’s license, and a clean driving record
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check
  • Ensure that the services provided are performed in accordance with the project requirements and contract with the client;
  • Fiscal ability to pay for travel expenses such as, but not limited to: lodging, meals, flights, rental cars, parking, tolls, public transportation, etc. for 2-3 in advance prior to reimbursement
  • Generate and process timesheets, billing reports, and inspection reports in an expeditious and thorough manner, complying with all applicable deadlines. All reports must be submitted typewritten using Microsoft Word/Adobe Acrobat and must be electronically transmitted to the Project Manager;
  • Communicate information from the fabrication facility regarding upcoming assignments and potential work that Bureau Veritas could perform; and
  • Maintain a positive relationship between Bureau Veritas, the fabrication facility, and the client
  • Ability to work remotely, on-site, and or from established Bureau Veritas offices/work sites
  • Client oriented approach with emphasis on understanding and fulfilling the needs of the client;
  • Detail oriented with a dedication to the quality control and quality assurance process; ability to understand and read complex design and fabrication plans and specifications;
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills, with ability to communicate technical issues to the Project Manager, clients, and the fabrication facility.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required; knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Lotus Notes preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and properly execute multiple simultaneous assignments without sacrificing efficiency or quality of the work;
  • Team player willing to work with clients, field staff, other Bureau Veritas offices, and the world wide Bureau Veritas organization


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for long periods of time.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the work space to access required areas
  • Constantly operates a computer and other productivity equipment, and/or machinery. Included, but not limited to: smartphone, tablet, calculator, copy machine, and computer printer, etc.
  • Frequently ascends/descends a ladder, and/or stairs to access required workspace
  • Constantly positions self to access elevated or lowered work spaces
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • The ability to observe details at close range (within a few feet of the observer or at a distance)


D1.5 Inspection Experience Required

Current/Active AWS CWI (CWB not accepted)

Certification NDT Level II (MT, PT, UT, RT) Required

NACE Level II Required


At Bureau Veritas, we are dedicated to ensuring our employees receive fair and competitive pay, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness benefits.


Here's a breakdown of what we provide:

Hourly Rate:  $35-$38
Annual Incentive Bonus Plan
Pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills,  experience, and market location.

Our Health and Welfare Benefits are designed to meet your needs, eligible on your first day of employment:

Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
Company-matched Retirement plan
Generous Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
Life Insurance and AD&D coverage
Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
Optional life and pet insurance
EAP and Total Wellbeing Lifestyle Programs
Tuition Assistance and/or Professional Development
Employee Discounts

This information is transparently provided in adherence to several state and local Equal Pay and Pay Transparency Laws.

Join us at Bureau Veritas, where your well-being and professional growth are our top priorities.


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