CWI

certified welding inspector

Valley Inspection CWI Services:

  • Interpret drawings and other documents.
  • Verify that the base materials and consumable welding materials conform to the specifications and that the welding filler metals used are as specified for each base material or combination of base materials.
  • Verify that the welding equipment to be used for the work is appropriate for the use with the welding procedure and has the capability to meet the applicable requirements of the welding procedure.
  • Verify that the welding procedures are as specified and are qualified, and that the welding performed is performed in conformance to the applicable procedure.
  • Witness performance and testing of procedure qualification test assemblies, or supervise these activities when performed by outside agencies.
  • Verify documentation of procedure qualification test results.
  • Verify that welders, welding operators, and tack welders have been qualified in conformance to the applicable standards, and that they are qualified to use the welding procedures specified for the work.
  • Witness testing of the welder test assemblies and/or welding operator qualification test assemblies, or supervise these activities when performed by outside agencies.
  • Verify documentation of performance qualification test results.
  • Require requalification if there is evidence the welder’s or welding operator’s work does not conform to the requirements of the applicable standard.
  • Require requalification if the welder’s or welding operator’s qualification is not current.
    • AWS Certified Welding Inspector certificate.
    • Are familiar with: SMAW, SAW, GTAW, FCAW, GMAW welding processes
    • Are familiar with: VT, UT, RT, MT, PT testing processes