Fabrication Weld Inspector

Job ID
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(3/17/2020 12:27 PM)
Quality Assurance (QA)
Regular Full-Time


Colonna's Shipyard, Inc. is looking to obtain experienced associates within Quality Assurance Department of our Norfolk Headquarters.

We are pleased to accept resumes for our Fabrication Welding Inspector position. A Level 2 VT Inspector or ASNT Level 2 Inspector will also be considered.

This is a direct hire position with competitive pay, based on experience and growth potential.


Daily duties involve inspecting fabrication projects in accordance to code and specs. This includes monitoring  and inspecting in-process welding and inspect weldments in accordance with AWS / ABS / MIL SPEC environments consistently.


  • AWS certified weld inspector (CWI), structural is a must.
  • 5/7 years experience in manufacturing, ship building or ship repair, which includes 3 years performing in a role with quality related responsibilities.
  • knowledge of quality techniques and systems, including quality specifications and/or advanced quality systems.
  • Prefer an in-depth knowledge of ISO 9001 standards, but can train
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft office products.
  • Experience with customer relations strongly preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Able to work overtime, if requested. Typical hours will be 1st shift, but the availability to work 2nd shift and overtime will be required.

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.


Our benefits include:
• Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 401K
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Legal Services
• Annual performance evaluations
• On-site Human Resources
• On-site gym
• Free and close proximity parking
• Employee perks/gifts and more


All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Respect
  • Pride
  • Truth
  • Family

These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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