N.I.S. places high value on-going training and development practices. All N.I.S. technicians are certified to at least ASNT-TC-1-A Level II in all fields of NDT offered and are recertified every 36 months. Our technicians also receive formal in-house training (pictured above) on a continuing basis. Combined, our N.I.S. technicians have an average 20 years on-the-job experience.

N.I.S. holds memberships with the following organizations and societies:

  • American Welding Society (AWS)
  • Certified Weld Inspectors (CWI)
  • American Society Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
  • American Petroleum Institute (API)
  • Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia (IOGA)
  • Contractors Association of West Virginia, a chapter of Associated General Contractors of America, Inc.
  • American Road and Transportation Builders Association
  • National Utility Contractors Association


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The N.I.S. staff collectively holds certifications in the following areas:

Ultrasonic Inspections

Magnetic Particle Inspections

Liquid Penetrant Inspections

Visual Weld Inspections

OSHA & ANSI Inspector Certifications for Mobile, Overhead & Aerial Lifts

Above Ground Storage Tank Inspections

Ground Penetrating Surveying (GPS) for Underground Utility Locations

Subsurface Interface Radar (SIR) for Structure Scans of Embedded Steel, Utility Lines

Vibratory Stress Relieving & Weld Conditioning

Infrared Thermography

Nondestructive Inspection Services   •   P.O. Box 220   •   Hurricane, WV 25526-0220   •   P: 304-562-6835   •   F: 304-562-6836