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System One Services Welding Engineer - Fabrication in Newport News, Virginia

Welding Engineer - FabricationNewport News, Virginia

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Category:Industrial & Manufacturing

Job ID:128061

Date Posted:05/01/2019

System One is looking for an experienced Welding Engineer for a fabrication for a direct hire/perm position in Newport News, VA.

Summary of Position

The ideal candidate will provide innovative, technically significant and economically important material and welding solutions I support of Marketing, Design and Manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will play a major role with a fast growing premier fabricator.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Optimize existing WPS’s and PQR’s

  • Develop and execute an overall welding strategy for plant welding processes, equipment and applications

  • Identify, evaluate and resolve custom alloy welding and manufacturing problems as they relate to nontraditional repair and fabrication work

  • Proactively seek and accept responsibility for solving new and difficult materials welding and manufacturing engineering challenges, while appropriately assessing and managing risks

  • Communicate technical concepts effectively to welding, engineering, management and the customer

  • Provide weld related technical support to a skilled labor force and manufacturing support personnel

  • Specify weld coupon test requirements and acceptance criteria IAW the applicable code

  • Identify new and/or improved welding processes/techniques for continuous improvement

  • Provide support in weld process troubleshooting

  • Perform field surveys to ensure customer specification and code compliance


  • A B.S. Degree in Weld Engineering, Metallurgical or Materials Science from an ABET accredited institution with a minimum of seven years of related experience is preferred. Equivalent experience or graduate degree will be considered.

  • Must be familiar with ANSI/AWS A2.4-79 weld symbology

  • Must be able to read engineering and fabrication drawings and develop weld maps as applicable

  • Be knowledgeable of Codes ASME Section III & IX AWS D1.1, D1.2 & D1.6

  • Have experience in working with carbon, low, high alloy and stainless steels, nickel and copper based alloys, and dissimilar metal welding

  • Be proficient with MS Office

  • Must be capable of lifting 25#, be able to climb ladders and navigate stairs and walkways - working in an office (75%), shop or industrial environment (25%)

  • Must be able to pass a background check

Required Certifications:


VA PE License a plus

CWI Certification a plus

Any NDE Certification a plus


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