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Welding Inspector

Welding Inspector

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Site Welding Inspector with experience in the Mining and Minerals industry to be based on Site in Mauritania.


  • Ensure that the site welding procedures are available and approved
  • Audit site construction welding activities
  • Conduct surveillance on site suppliers / contractors for welding records and registers
  • Review and approve site supplier documentation, e.g. Welding, NDE, etc.
  • Control site WPS’S / PQR’S / WPQR’S
  • Review and approve site data packages prior to handover to Client with respect to welding processes
  • Prepare regular project welding status reports. HSSE Responsibilities 
  • Read, understand and obey the HSSE policies arrangements / procedures and rules as issued
  • Work in accordance with method statements and risk assessments as provided
  • Take care of your own health and safety whilst at work; and ensure your activities do not adversely affect the health and safety of others
  • Report to immediate supervisor all incidents, which have or could result in personal injury or environmental damage

Skills / Qualifications

  • Recognised welding trade with at least 10 years’ experience as a welding supervisor
  • Qualified to assess weld X-rays to the highest level
  • Good theoretical and practical knowledge of quality management systems
  • Good knowledge of welding procedures and processes particularly exotic materials
  • Knowledge and experience in working in remote locations in Africa
  • Highly literate to ensure the clearest communication both verbally and written
  • Ability to communicate in French or Arabic would be an advantage

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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