Welding and Fabrication Inspector- North Aberdeen

Website £45-50K (negotiable for right candidate)

Based North of Aberdeen, this client is looking to bring in a Welding and Fabricating Inspector to support the Certification Engineer/Workshop Manager.


The Role


Provide Manufacturing Inspection & engineering support to verify quality and integrity of manufactured equipment.




  • Review work pack drawings and select the appropriate Weld Procedure Specifications.
  • Ensure Welder qualifications cover the welding being carried out.
  • Complete Welding instruction to welding operators.
  • Monitor Tacking and Welding process to ensure compliance with WPS.
  • Complete pre weld inspections of fabrications to ensure materials, dimensions and fit up is in compliance with the specified requirements.
  • Complete and document Weld Audits to ensure that welding is carried out in accordance with the selected Welding procedure specifications. Checking weld parameters and consumables.
  • Complete Visual and NDT inspection using inhouse procedures or manage third party inspections – ensuring non-destructive testing is completed as per the relevant manufacturing codes and standards.
  • Complete fabrication checklists / commissioning forms prior to pressure testing.
  • QC dimensional and material checks to be carried out where required.
  • Ensure manufacturing quality requirements for each project is adhered to with documented evidence compiled.
  • Create and attend meetings with Suppliers and internal departments to communicate key issues/progress when required.
  • Ensure ITP’s & manufacturing plan requirements are applied to the production process.
  • Review and manage company & sub-con welding procedures and qualifications.
  • Review and approve third party NDT certificates, weld maps and logs
  • Liaison with all stakeholders to ensure operational requirements and customer service levels are met.
  • Assist in the identification, verification and continuous monitoring of weld failures and defects.
  • Assist with the future development, implementation and maintenance of company Inspection procedures to support and improve the quality process.
  • To establish, meet and report on agreed KPI’s and departmental objectives to support company goals.
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are carried out.
  • To support and assist in overall safe delivery of company objectives.
  • Proactively identify improvements and manage NCI’s.






  • Strong engineering & manufacturing process knowledge.
  • Supplier management and quality experience preferred.
  • Able to interact with all levels of personnel within business.
  • Computer literate (various Microsoft applications)
  • Extensive experience within fabrication & welding environment.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Good level of understanding in: material & equipment specifications; certification requirements / document standards; engineering drawings; engineering terminologies.
  • Awareness of Environment and Health & Safety responsibilities.




  • Good educational background.
  • Willing to do the training and the certification for various NDT processes, if not already obtained and valid.
  • CSWIP 3.1. (Minimum 3 years working experience)
  • Experience in welding procedures, codes and standards.
  • Awareness of CE marking and the PED · Engineering qualification beneficial.


Personal Qualities


  • Able to work on own initiative, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to be flexible in working practices.
  • A positive attitude and pleasant manner towards peers, colleagues and suppliers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.


Salary- £45-50K (negotiable for right candidate)

To apply for this job email your details to grant.mcinroy@kbmresourcing.com.

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