How to I get a Welding Inspector Job ?

I live in California but for the right contract job I'd be willing to temp. re-locate even to Iraq or Afghanistan. A couple of years ago I was told there were a lot of high paying welding inspectors jobs out there. I got my AWS Certified Welding Inspectors Cert and then my ICC High Strengthen Bolting and Structural Steel Cert. S1/S2. Now I can't find work any work. I previously did some welding a number of years ago but I have no experience. What should I do? Any ideas would be appreciated? In addition I was thinking about getting my MT and PT level I/II certs. Should do that or hold off ? Right now I am out of work but could barely afford it. I just don't know if its a good investment.

Asked By: dxsinger - 3/6/2010
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Personally I would make a list of companies that do nothing but welding and fabricating, an extensive list of where ever you want to work, and give them a resume, detailing your certs CWI and S1/S2, in person. I have been a welder for a while and have noticed that the industry has taken a pretty good fall in the past 2... More
Answered By: lil_smokeey - 3/8/2010
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