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Welding Inspector Jobs in Somerset

Welding Inspector

A Welding Inspector plays a critical role in the engineering sector, responsible for examining the quality of welds and ensuring that all welding work meets specific standards and regulations. To work in this capacity, one typically needs qualifications such as the Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) credential, a deep understanding of welding processes, and knowledge of metallurgy and quality control procedures. Attention to detail and the ability to interpret blueprints and structural codes are indispensable skills.

When hiring for the role, employers look for proven experience where the candidate has functioned effectively as a Welding Inspector. A strong background in inspection within relevant industries, such as construction or manufacturing, is often sought after. With safety being of utmost importance, a Welding Inspector is expected to be vigilant in upholding high-quality welding standards.

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​Somerset

Somerset has a population of around 550,000 people. It shares borders with three other counties, which are Gloucestershire, Devon and Wiltshire.

Somerset is a county situated in South West England and is known for farming, cheese making and cider making. Somerset also has a beautiful coastline with some lovely beaches, which have been awarded blue flag status. Somerset is home to a number of historic attractions such as the Norman Church at Glastonbury, or the abbey ruins at Wells Cathedral. There are also beautiful gardens and parks like Stourhead on the Somerset border with Wiltshire, which has glorious views over the surrounding countryside.

There are over 2,000 engineering companies in Somerset and they employ up to 35,000 people including direct employees and sub-contractors. The local economy is extremely diverse with a wide variety of businesses operating within the sector.

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