AECOM Welder/ Container Inspector in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Business Line Government

Position Title Welder/ Container Inspector

Kuwait - Al Jahrah

Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for a­ Welder/ Container Inspector in Kuwait.

­The Certified Welder inspector (CWI) insures that weld performed on tactical vehicle equipment and other equipment is implemented as required by customer’s requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Provide expertise and technical support by assuring that materials, processes, fabrication techniques, inspections, test and testing personnel meet the specifications and contractual requirements.

  2. Conduct inspections and tests on equipment to maintain the integrity of the fixed equipment.

  3. Inspection of internal and external surfaces, seams, baffles and welds for damage or deficiencies and perform metal repairs including some light metal fabrication.

  4. Operate a variety of metal cutting equipment including, but not limited to gas torch, plasma cutter, and pneumatic wet saw, also operate welding equipment including TIG welder, MIG welder and Arc welder to attach metals including aluminum, steel and stainless.

  5. Identifies, examines, classifies, inspects and reports on specific and general issues of safety and environmental. Examinations may be visual or require measuring devices and techniques.

  6. Probably interpret regulations, codes and industry standards; as well as, read specifications, drawings, prints, schematics and photographs.

  7. May assist with developing welding procedures qualifications for critical welds.

  8. Compile reports on safety, environmental or security issues in a timely manner.

  9. Use a computer to compile and submit daily reports and inspection reports, as well as for inter-office communications.

  10. Identify and report potential threats of environmental and security related issues and violations.

  11. Pay attention to detail and be capable of recommending and approving repairs as well as performing visual inspection of completed work.

  12. Research innovations from internal/external sources and applies to projects or processes. Create new methods and procedures to achieve work goals.

  13. Maintain a positive relationship between client, facility and customer.

  14. Maintain and repair DoD-owned ISO containers so that they can be safely transported in the international maritime intermodal transportation system IAW international and Federal laws, regulations, and standards including the IMDGC, 49 CFR, ISO 668 and ISO 1496-1. Standards to repair an ISO container include the current editions of IICL’s, Repair Manual for Steel Freight Containers, Service technical manuals as well as other approved repair manuals, such as those of the container manufacturer.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • This position requires a High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have minimum of five (5) years’ experience and be a CWI (Certified Welder Inspector).

  • The ability to visually inspect weldments. Extensive knowledge of industry standards including AWS, ASME, ASTM, Fed Spec, MIL-STD is a plus.

  • Excellent attention to detail and communicative skills. Must have good oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have ability to pass and maintain any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

  • Must have ability to pass and maintain any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

  • Must be able to successfully pass and maintain Security Clearance and have a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands for handling and fingers to hold, grasp, pinch and turn objects; and talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to balance, walk with legs and feet; reaches with hands and arms; and stoop, bend, kneel, crouches, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb. The employee must be able to smell and feel. The employee must regularly lift, carry, push and pull up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift, carry, push and pull up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to noise, moving mechanical parts and equipment. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; and outside weather conditions which include extreme heat and cold.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Maintenance

Country Kuwait

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159805BR