AISC Certification Assistance AISC Certification Assitance

Why Atema?


Atema offers more than just assistance preparing the certification packets. We help our clients comply with the minimum requirements of AISC, while suggesting larger changes in business practices that have lasting positive effects. Working with Atema can help you make informed decisions about creating a quality management system that improves business and streamline operations.


How We Work

You will find what we do unique. Our work goes beyond the initial goal of preparing for certification—it will help you prepare for increasing customer demands and more complex projects. Our goal is to help you comply with the certification requirements while making minimal changes to your current business methods.

During our time with you, we will:

  • Suggest best practices we have observed in hundreds of structural steel organizations worldwide
  • Familiarize you with varying approaches to designing a Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Help bring key personnel up to speed on your new QMS
  • Train your and your staff on new AISC requirements or requirements your organization is working to for the first time

We can help you through the entire AISC process or assist with a single procedure to give you a jump-start.

Atema Certification Assistance Process

Selected Certification Services

  • QMS creation, customized for the way you do business
  • SMS (Safety Management System) integrated documentation for Erectors
  • Full application creation for one or more certification categories
  • Onsite field and shop readiness assessments
  • One-on-one or large team training to AISC requirements and/or your new/updated QMS
  • Resolution of corrective actions from AISC
  • Remote support during your AISC audit
  • WPS,PQR , WQTR assistance
  • Ongoing support for routine issues

AISC Fabricator

Steel Structures fabricators of buildings, bridges, highway components and hydraulic structures

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AISC Erector

Erection process enhanced by quality management system procedures

The AISC CSE (Certified Steel Erector) is the appropriate category for structural steel erectors and for General Contractors who self-perform.

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Training in formal classrooms, fabrication shops and active erection sites.

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New to certification? You've come to the right place.

Our work goes beyond preparing for AISC certification — we help prepare your company for increasing customer demands and more complex projects. Our goal: Help you certify while making minimal changes to your business methods. But, you will find it can be a business improvement consulting experience if you have that goal in mind.
You may have been certified in the past and want help getting re-certified to the current requirements.

We can help you through the entire AISC process or assist with a single procedure to give you a jump-start. But no matter how we help, you'll benefit you’ll benefit from the years of experience and depth of understanding that Atema brings to the table.

Continuing certification? Let Atema streamline the process.

Maybe your last audit didn't go smoothly. Maybe your “quality guy” moved on, or you have new team members on board who have never been through the process. You may simply want more transformative results from the process this time around – making it mean more and improving the business.

Whatever the reason, Atema can help your regular AISC audits occur on time, on budget and with minimum disruption -- all while delivering knowledge that can meaningfully transform your operations.

Adding certifications? Work with the leader.

Adding additional certification categories or endorsements not only opens the door to more work, but it's also a good time to make sure your quality processes are really performing to the current requirements.

Atema can help. We can show you how to make scope changes efficient and how to get the most out of them, embedding processes and a culture of quality that pays dividends on every job.”

Full-spectrum administrative and technical support

Atema offers:
  • Implementation assistance: Many companies find they need additional support to install new quality processes – and we’re here to help. We offer both technical and administrative support to guide your implementation process. 
  • Administrative support: If you've lost a valued assistant or your staff is not ready to take on a support role, we can help. Atema provides as-needed administrative support so you don’t miss important events or regular documentation requirements.
  • Project assistance: Our engineers and specialists can guide you through the process when you have new customers of projects.
  • CAR or DDAR resolution assistance: (You need some copy here.)