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Good working knowledge of ASME II Parts A, B, C. ASME VIII, ASME IX, ASME B31.3 AND AWSD1.1Codes.

Familiarity with EN 15614-1, -2 and EN9606 is helpful but not required. 1. 2) Good working knowledge of Weld Engineering theory and ability to relate theory to shop floor. Environment Example -to visually inspect a weld and criti que for potential problems as related to arc transfer, shielding gas, impurit ies, etc. Good working knowledge and output characteristics of solid state and s ynergic Power Sources Is essential # Good working knowledge (behind the hood knowledge) of FCAW, GTAW, GMAW, SAW we ld processes on carbon, aluminum and stainless alloys. 3) Ability to lead and direct welders and supervisors with individual weld proce sses with relation to technique, parameter adjustments, training, etc 4) Weld Procedure Qualification in compliance with noted Codes using GTAW, GMAW, GMAW-S, FCAW, SAW and SMAW weld processes with associated filler metals, fluxes and shielding gases. 5) Control and maintenance of WPQ's for all processes including continuity and p rolongation logs for both active and inactive welders. 6) Maintain, administer and issue to Project Management for internal and externa l distribution documents such as Weld Maps, WPS / PQR / WPAR. 7) Identification and resolution of production problems on the shop floor on a 2 shift basis. 8) Assist in set-up and administration of training programs for both hands on an d classroom environment in a technically challenging welding environment. 9) Development of processes, procedures and weld technology for the advancement and improvement in quality, fabrication, assembly and weld costs. 10) Assist Quality Control / Shop floor supervision in quality improvement initi atives. 11) Review RT, LPT, UT or other NDE inspections as required for defect resolutio n or continued process improvements. 12) Specify, provide justification and generate AFE for purchase of new or repla cement weld, cutting or fabrication equipment. 13) Provide support to Sales Engineers via review and critique of customer speci fications and other documents BEFORE WELDING Safety: ensure that all operations are carried out in complete compliance with local, co mpany, or national safety legislation (i.e. permits to work are in place) Documentation: Check specification (Year and revisions) Check Drawing (correct revision) Check welding procedure specification and welder approval Validate certificate of calibration (welding equipment & inspection instrument) Check material and consumable certification Welding process and ancillaries: Check welding equipment and all related ancillaries (cable, regulator, oven, qui

ver etc). Incoming Consumables: Check pipe / plate and welding consumable for size, condition, specification & s torage. Marking out preparation & set up: Check the: Correct method of cutting weld preparation (pre-heat for thermal cutting if appl icable). Correct preparation (Relevant bevel angles, root face, root gap, root radius, la nd etc.) Check pre-welding distortion control (Tackling, bridging, jigs, line up clamp, e tc) Correct level & method of pre heat applied prior to tack welding. All tack welding to be monitored and inspected. DURING WELDING Monitor: Whether conditions (Mainly for site work, welding is generally halted when incle ment) Pre-heat values (Heating method, location and control method) In-process distortion control (Sequence or balanced welding) Consumable control (Specification, size, condition, and any special treatments) Welding process and all related variable parameter (Voltage, ampere, travel spee d, etc) Welding and/or purging gases (Type, pressure/flow and control method) Welding conditions for root run / hot pass and all subsequent run, and inter-run cleaning. Minimum and/or maximum inter-pass temperatures (Temperature and control method) Check Compliance with all other variables stated on the approved welding procedu re AFTER WELDING Carry out visual inspection of the welded joint (Including dimensional aspect) Check and monitor NDT requirement (Method, qualification of operator, execution) Identify repairs from assessment of visual or NDT reports. Post Weld Heat Treatment (PWHT) (Heating method and temperature recording system ) Re-inspect with NDT/NDE after PWHT (if applicable) Hydrostatic test procedure

REPAIRS Excavation procedure (Approval and execution) Approval of the NDT procedures (For assessment of complete defect removal) Repair procedure (approval of re-welding procedures and welder approval) Execution of approved re-welding procedure (Compliance with repair procedure) Re-inspect the repair area with visual inspection and approved NDT method What does a welding engineer do? The typical welding engineer has many responsibility engineers use a variety of professional tools, machines, and other types of equipment to execute different welding tasks. Some of the main duties of these engineers are : To optimize welding processes, plan for strategic improvements, and maximize com pany profitability. Welding engineers are expected to carry out many activities while on duty. Aside from staying on top of his or her regular work activities,

A welding engineer is expected to keep up-to-date with the latest welding concep ts, technology, and techniques. Welding engineers are often in charge of monitoring processes and materials to d etect problems that may arise in the future. They also are usually in charge of performing regular maintenance and inspections on welding equipment and material s. Welding engineers may develop new welding application, procedures, and technique s to fabricate metals more efficiently. They may work with other personnel and people from outside agencies to exchange ideas and advice. A welding engineer may also be involved in researching and investigating old and new welding equipment to gain insight into possible technological advancements. These engineers are often employed to establish procedures that a company's weld ing personnel can follow. The welding process involves a lot of math and dealing with numbers. Welding eng ineers should be knowledgeable on certain subjects such as algebra, arithmetic, geometry and calculus. A welding engineer must undergo extensive training in a number of subjects, incl uding physics, electricity, photonics, welding systems, and chemistry. They are exposed to the many different types welding processes and materials joi ning processes. The process of welding materials can be very dangerous. Most welding engineers h ave undergone extensive safety training to promote a safe work environment. They handle devices that conduct powerful currents of electricity and many work with potentially dangerous shielding gases. These engineers must possess a thorough understanding of how to properly operate such devices to help maintain a safe wo rk environment.