When you’re interviewing for a welding engineer job, you should be prepared to discuss in detail the tools, processes and concepts you use to do your job. You should also be ready to talk through hypothetical welding scenarios that you’d deal with in the role. We’ve compiled the most common welding engineer interview questions along with practical answers that will help you demonstrate your expertise in the field and aptitude for the job.
The Surehand® Spotlight shares just some of the many thousands of stories in the skilled industrial trades, shining a bright light on the hard-working tradesmen and women who build, operate, maintain, and ensure the safety of the world we live in. Meet Jimmy Alcon, a Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI) from rural North Carolina.
Should you join a welding union? If you’re embarking on a career in welding, it’s a decision you’ll be confronted with pretty quickly, as many jobs specify they’re looking for union or non-union workers right off the bat.
With a rich cultural history and a diverse natural landscape, the ‘Beehive State’ is home to some three million Americans. It’s also home to a dynamic economy spearheaded by the energy, aerospace and manufacturing industries. If you’re looking for a job as a welder, Utah is a promising location on which to set your sights.
Inventors, entrepreneurs and commercial organizations are developing new products with greater speed than ever before. Thanks to modern technology, it’s never been easier to design a product and assemble the systems to manufacture it at scale. This fast-paced and competitive environment creates the need for a person who ensures the utmost quality of their company’s products and the systems used to produce them. This person is a quality engineer. Learn more about the job of a quality engineer and how much you can expect to earn if you follow this career path.
As the demand for nondestructive testing (NDT) rapidly increases across a multitude of industries, the need for NDT technicians continues to grow with it. Continuous advances in technology have resulted in increasingly sophisticated testing methods, along with an urgency for highly trained professionals. Radiography testing (RT) is one such method, allowing for throughout inspections of internal structures and machinery.
You probably have a general idea of what a welder does—they join metals using high heat. But there’s much more to the profession than that, from the tools used to the techniques a welder must master to the nuances of the industry. Get a more in-depth picture of a welder’s job description and how you can become one.
Have you ever wondered how engineers make sure bridges are safe to drive on or how airlines make sure planes are safe to fly in? Ever stopped to think about how many different pieces go into building a car and how the manufacturers make sure each one fits into place correctly? The answer to these questions, at least in part, lies in nondestructive testing.
NDT is a growing industry in European and Asian markets, with a high demand for qualified NDT specialists. Learn more about the growth of the nondestructive testing industry in Europe, as well as job opportunities for specialists in emerging markets.
Looking to advance your career as a welder or welding inspector? You’ve come to the right place. We’ll explain what certifications you need, where to go to get them, what your career prospects look like for the next decade and what steps you should be taking today to find and land your next job in the welding industry. The first thing you need to know is the body that oversees the entire welding industry in Canada: the CWB.