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Fellow Award Winner

Albert Wenzig, Jr.

Albert Wenzig

Albert M. Wenzig Jr. resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is President / CEO of Industrial Testing Laboratory Services (ITLS). He has a BS in Engineering (Material Sciences) from the University of Pittsburgh. He earned his AS in Welding Technology from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC). His diversified NDE training was obtained from Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, (NAVSEA) and Watertown Arsenal, from the Department of Defense (DoD), Mr. Wenzig attended various NDE classes sponsored by the Pittsburgh Section of ASNT. His work experience began at the Beaver Valley nuclear power plant as an Inspector. His background continued with a nuclear valve company as a Quality Engineer / Welding Engineer. He was recruited by the Department of Defense, to perform assessments and surveillances on contractors making components for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Subsequently, Mr. Wenzig served as Quality Manager, Manufacturing Manager and then Vice President Fabricated Products for a major defense / nuclear component fabricator. After working for a consulting company as Mission Manager / Principal Level III / School Director, he became re-employed with ITLS. Mr. Wenzig led a leverage buy-out in 2001. Regarding ASNT, he held all local section offices, including ASNT Pittsburgh Section Chairman (1985 – 1986). Mr. Wenzig was Session Monitor Chair at the ASNT National Conference (2003), presenter at the NDE/NDT Structural Materials Technology for Highways and Bridges (2006). He authored articles on Radiography, Ultrasonics and NDE personnel qualification (Materials Evaluation). Mr. Wenzig also wrote the original ASNT audit checklist for assessing ASNT CP-189 compliance. He provided peer review on the ASNT PTP classroom texts and gave presentations on weld procedure / welder qualifications and leak testing at section meetings. Mr. Wenzig was an American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welding Educator (CWE), SNT-TC-1A Level III (various methods), NAVSEA Examiner (PT, MT, UT, RT, VT, LT, AI, Metallographic). Currently Mr. Wenzig certifications include; ASNT NDT Level III (PT, MT, RT, UT, VT, LT), and an AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI). Outside of ASNT, Mr. Wenzig is a voting member on the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) E07 committee. He is a current member of ASNT, AWS, ASME, and ASTM. Other milestones included, co-sponsoring the CCAC AS Degree program in NDT, and defending Private School applications in Quality Control and NDT with the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Personally, he enjoys woodworking, reading, playing a number of musical instruments, and volunteering his services.