Jake Dugger and Migdad Mustafa of Maguire Iron are now National Association of Corrosion Experts (NACE) Certified Coatings Inspector Level 1. Dugger and Mustafa completed the one-week training course to attain their new certification.
The Certified Inspector Program Level 1 focuses on the technical and practical fundamentals of coating inspection work. Students will be prepared to perform basic coating inspections using non-destructive techniques and instrumentation. This course provides students with knowledge and application of coating materials, along with techniques for surface preparation.
Classroom instruction is comprised of lectures, discussions, group exercises and hands-on practical labs.
“Maguire Iron has always been a leader in serving our customers with industry experts,” said Gene Jones, Jr. President of Maguire Iron. “Understanding the materials and equipment that go into and on water tanks is why Maguire continues to deliver ‘best in the industry’ service and products. Our teams are accomplished and will continue to strive to lead as experts in the ever-changing water tank marketplace.”
Scott Jones, Maguire Iron Vice-President and NACE Level 3 Certified Coatings Inspector
“By earning his NACE Level 1 certification, Jake has enhanced his knowledge and skill as a water tower expert. Jake will use this new certification to help diagnose coating systems for his customers and advise them on the proper solutions for their water tanks long-term maintenance needs,” said Jamie Mays, Maguire Iron Director of Sales and NACE Level 3 Coatings Inspector.
Troy Werdel, Maguire Iron Chief Estimating and Project Management Officer
“Migdad will be able to address coating issues more authoritatively with applicators and engineers alike. His increased standing with an internationally recognized certification helps Maguire Iron serve our customers better in every way,” said Mike Farnsworth, Maguire Iron Director of Operations
For more information about the National Association of Corrosion Experts, visit their website.