Fabrication/Welding Engineering


Atema is unique in the depth of our contributions to project teams. We are known for our comprehensive reviews of project compliance, suggestions on constructability improvements and finding cost savings throughout the project duration in both construction and inspection activities. Typically, project specifications do not fully incorporate provisions that national codes and specifications permit to achieve desired results with maximum efficiency. Atema consultants and project managers are experts in defining specification changes that save both cost and construction time.

Core Competencies

  • Development, review or oversight of WPS/PQR with a special focus on AWS codes:
    • AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code–Steel
    • AASHTO/AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Code
  • Review and oversight of welder qualification
  • Specification review
  • Project and quality management system internal auditing
  • Creating or revision of Inspection and test plans (ITPs)
  • Quality Plans and Inspection reporting
  • Managing nonconformance systems
  • Compliance verification of project industry standards
  • Verify project required submittals
  • Generation or review of RFIs (requests for information)
  • Establish detailing standards