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Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) (2024-6380)

Posted on: May 16, 2024
Machine Technician (2021 4256)

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Honest. Helpful. Humble.

When you work at Daktronics, you’ll be part of something amazing. We design, engineer, manufacture and support bold, eye-catching digital LED and LCD video displays and audio systems.

Our products bring excitement to professional, college and high school games. They attract customers for businesses around the world, and even provide direction for people as they travel, work and play.

As part of the Daktronics team, you’ll have interesting, impactful work with flexible opportunities. You can learn and grow at a company that provides competitive compensation and meaningful benefits – and the people are second to none.

Transportation Manufacturing builds displays for customers including state and city departments of transportation mass transit systems, airlines and airports, bus terminals, and other transportation agencies.

This position will be responsible for inspecting welded aluminum cabinets and structural assemblies to ensure all welds meet American Welding Society (AWS) code compliant welding standards. Daktronics most commonly uses D01.2 Structural Welding (Aluminum) code.

For this position, Daktronics offer multiple shift options, as well as opportunities for Full or Part Time positions.

In addition to CWI responsibilities, there are opportunities to work in other areas of Daktronics’ operations depending on skills, education, and experience.  Opportunities may include roles such as Production, Engineering, Technician, Quality, or Process Improvement.


Inspect in process and completed builds to ensure all welds comply with:
American Welding Society (AWS) code compliant welding standards.
Documented Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS).

Make recommendations for needed repairs or improvements based on results of inspection.
Review and provide feedback to welders on welding practices to ensure compliance with AWS standards.
Keep accurate records of inspected work for required quality control inspection reports.
Perform new hire welding certification tests for Daktronics welders as outlined in Daktronics Standard for Certified Welders (ED9057). 
Perform welding tests for welding candidates during interview process.

High school diploma or GED required.  Vocational training and/or Welding Technology diploma preferred. 
Qualified as a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) through the American Welding Society (AWS). If not currently qualified, Daktronics may assist in acquiring certification.
Achieve and maintain certification as outlined in Daktronics Standard for Certified Welders (ED9057). 
Competent in both MIG (MetalInert Gas) and TIG (TungstenInert Gas) welding processes. 
Understand and follow several different types of blueprints generated from both Auto Cad and ProE. 
Become knowledgeable of company policies and procedures. 
Accurately and timely perform tasks as assigned. 
Ability to learn quickly. 
Ability to successfully participate as a member of a team. 
Ability to work with minimum supervision. 
Good communication skills.    
Good math skills.  Above average spatial relationship skills. 
Regularly and reliably work the scheduled hours.  Ability to work overtime when workload requires. 
Wear all proper protective equipment as required in work area in accordance with Daktronics Safety Policy and OSHA standards. Items may include the following safety glasses, safety shoe/boots, hearing protection, electrostatic discharge wear, and others as determined necessary by Daktronics Risk and Safety Department.

Physical Requirements: 
Ability to lift and carry heavy (up to 45 pounds) and or awkward items.   
Work in an environment with these types of smells: paint, solvent, and solder.  
Stand for the full shift with planned breaks. The duration of standing between breaks varies from 2-3 ½ hours depending on work area.  
Work from heights, including working from ladders and platforms.  
Reach in all directions (up, down, side-to-side, and diagonal reaching), including some awkward reaching. 
Maintain steady hand/eye coordination.  
Identify wire and paint colors.  
Read fine print.  

Fluent in English, written and verbal.  
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. 
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position. 

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status.

To apply for this job please visit careers-daktronics.icims.com.