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Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Welding Engineer  Oak Ridge, TN  Posted: 9/13/2023
Job Description

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Job Category:

Engineer/Field Engineer/Construction Manager/Survey

Position Type:



1 Year w/ Opt


EGS is seeking a Welding Engineer to join our team at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, which provides integral mission support to the NNSA. This individual is needed in order to accomplish the increased mission needs of our client.


This position is full-time and will serve the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, TN.



  • Provides support to the Projects Engineering group, existing facilities operations, construction, and maintenance activities. Project support includes participation in designs ranging from scope definition, feasibility and conceptual studies, and preliminary/detailed designs.
  • Prepares welding requirements for procurement documents, welding, brazing, and bonding procedures in compliance with applicable code requirements.
  • Solves problems in designing and maintaining plant facilities and processes.
  • Responsible for training site personnel from engineering, maintenance, and construction on the welding requirements, criteria, and compliance documents applicable for performing work activities.
  • Reviews design output documents for welding technical data for compliance with national codes and standards and company approved procedures and policies.
  • Evaluates bid proposals for technical compliance of welding submittals, reviews vendor submittals, and conducts vendor surveillances to ensure compliance to contractually specified welding requirements.
  • Will be assigned field activities supporting on-site organizations, including on-site subcontractors, performing welding, brazing, bonding activities, or non-destructive examination activities associated with welding, brazing, or bonding that falls within the scope of the Welding Program Manual. This includes review of on-site work packages involving welding to ensure that design output is complete and correct and has appropriate hold points.

Job Requirements

Minimum Security Clearance:

Ability to Obtain Q



  • B.S. degree with Welding Engineering / Welding Engineering Technology concentration from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program. A person with an ABET accredited B.S. degree in a related engineering / science discipline with at least 2 years of experience working as a welding engineer in a fabrication or manufacturing environment may be considered but at least 5 years of experience is preferred.
  • 1 to 4 years of direct experience.
  • The candidate must have extensive technical knowledge in respective national consensus codes and standards (AWS D1.1, ASME B31, and ASME Section IX Welding codes are particularly beneficial).
  • Requires a Q clearance; however, all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status.  The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q clearance is required.
  • Successful drug screening.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 20 plus years of direct experience.
  • Experience working as a welding engineer under a NQA-1 quality system.
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector Certification.
  • Ability to work in a project team environment.
  • Ability to follow procedures and work within a rigorous work process.
  • Ability to estimate, plan, and track progress for preparation of discipline deliverables.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.


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