Dr. Jesse A. Grantham is a forensic expert consultant specializing in welding, metallurgical, pipelines and structural metal failure analysis, code compliance and contract compliance, as well as workplace safety issues. He heads the forensic team at Welding & Joining Management Group™ in Frederick, Colorado, as well as overseeing the testing, calibration and welder certification programs.
The WJMG Team
At Welding & Joining Management Group (WJMG), we test welders, we certify welders. We test metals and joined materials.
Our team includes a PhD in Welding, two AWS-CWIs, and a third AWS-CAWI, two ASNT Level III Technicians and over 60 years combined welding, metals and NDT experience.
If it was welded or metal, and it broke, we can tell you why. That is just what we do, all day, everyday.
Vicki is Office Manager at WJMG. She handles all account correspondence and customer setup procedures. She is the first smiling face you'll see when you visit our Frederick office, and generally the voice you will hear when you call us.
As WJMG Testing & Laboratory Manager, Dustin coordinates all projects that come in for testing, validations and certification. He oversees all Mechanical Testing, Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and Welder Certifications, including our Instrument Validation and Verification program, usually processing the reports with same-day turn around times.
He prepares lab test reports and welding documents in accordance with AWS, ASME IX, and API standards. He conducts failure analysis test protocols for forensic assessments.
Dustin is an AWS-CWI (19071301), Certified Visual Welding Inspector, and Level III in VT, MT, PT, UT and Level II PAUT in accordance to ASNT SNT-TC-1A. He is and instructor for the NDT Management and Inspection courses now available at WJMG.
Kyle Morehead is a WJMG Laboratory Technician, AWS-CWI and WJMG NDT Course Instructor. He oversees the various test procedures accompanied with the welds and metals that come into Welding & Joining Management Group™ laboratory. He clearly identifies the metals, takes photographs, adheres-to work instructions, operates the instruments & shop machinery for testing and assists with preparing final certification documents.