The welding engineer ties together all parts of the welding process. They are responsible for evaluating quality of welding operations and researching problems that arise, formulating solutions. They also supervise welding technicians to ensure proper process is being followed and that produced welds are of the highest quality. Welding engineers also have a role in repairing and maintaining welding equipment to ensure it meets the needs of workers and is safe, designing and testing new welding techniques, performing upgrades and repairs to equipment, and reviewing educational materials to ensure it includes the latest advancements in their field.
Welding Engineer Tasks
Ensure all procedures and designs meet regulations and requirements.
Design and develop new welding techniques, equipment, or fabrication procedures.
Evaluate current welding techniques and processes and make recommendations for enhancements.
Remain current in state-of-the-field advancements and incorporate new techniques as appropriate.