Welding Engineer

Trinity Industries - Fort Worth, TX (30+ days ago)3.7

Trinity Meyer Utility Structures is searching for a Welding Engineer . In this role, the Welding Engineer will troubleshoot welding processes and apply working knowledge of industry welding codes and specifications.
At Trinity Meyer, we’re pioneers in the transmission industry with a strong commitment to reducing the environmental impact of transmission lines. We were the first to use steel for tubular transmission poles and full-scale vertical testing, and the first to develop wood-equivalent steel poles. In addition to that, our engineering solutions for voltages up to 765kV are designed with our proprietary software and have been validated through years of comprehensive, full-scale structural testing.

What you'll do:
Qualify, write, and maintain welding procedure specifications in compliance with applicable codes and specifications.
Write and maintain internal welding standards.
Organize and start up in-plant welding schools.
Provide technical classroom welding training to welders, supervisors and welding technicians.
Provide hands-on welding support to welders, supervisors, and welding technicians.
Troubleshoot routine welding technique and equipment issues.
Evaluate, propose, and implement welding process improvements to increase welding efficiency and quality.
Review engineering drawings for accuracy and compliance with code and customer requirements.
Network with internal associates, suppliers, and customers for continuous improvement.
Participate in internal welding audits/other duties as required.
Travel to the four manufacturing plants in the U.S and two manufacturing plants in Mexico.


What you'll need:
Bachelor’s degree (welding engineering or related) with at least 3 years of welding engineer work experience.
Knowledge of welding processes, weld filler materials, and base materials.
Working knowledge of AWS D1.1 procedure and performance qualification.
AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), or capable of achieving within one year.
Able to certify in the FCAW, SAW, and SMAW welding processes.
Proficient with routine trouble shooting of welding processes/equipment, use of amperage/voltage meters, wire feed meters, and gas flow meters.
Proficient using various visual weld inspection tools such as fillet weld gages, undercut gages, etc.
Able to perform as project manager.
Must be able to read and comprehend codes, specifications, procedures, work instructions, engineering drawings, bill of materials, test reports, etc.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish) desired.
Effectively present information, and, work with managers, sales, suppliers, customers and plant floor personnel.
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Able to travel within the U.S. and Mexico.