Dustin Nelson, Testing & Laboratory Manager
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.
Dustin's over 15 years of NDT experience and 11 years welding experience is a great addition to the WJMG team. He has worked in the trenches as Field Manager for 9 years at an inspection company, responsible for field operations, NDT and welding in CO, WY, ND, SD and OH. He was District Manager and NDT Field Supervisor for a national NDT company for 3 years. He understands what the welder goes through to prepare for certification. He has the vision to communicate with the Project Managers and QC Managers to implement the best procedures for the job.