AIDT Welding Instructor recognized as “Welding Inspector of the Year”

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Joseph Darrell Bryant, AIDT Welding Instructor, was recently recognized by the American Welding Society (AWS) and awarded the prestigious “Dalton E. Hamilton” Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) of the year district award. Joseph is a member of the District 9, which includes Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi.

This award is given for meritorious service as an Inspector of Welds. “We are honored to have an employee like Joseph who is recognized for his contributions to the area of weld inspection by being selected as the Certified Weld Inspector of the Year for AWS District 9. We are all very proud of his accomplishment,” stated Ed Castile, Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Director of AIDT.

Joseph is a certified welding inspector and instructor at the AIDT Maritime Training Center in Mobile, AL. He has several years of exemplary experience and expertise in the welding field. His passion for his work and high level of knowledge contributed to making him worthy of receiving this award.

Dalton E. Hamilton Memorial National CWI of the Year Award

– This award is sponsored by the American Welding Society in memory of Dalton E. Hamilton, who contributed greatly to the success of the Society’s Certified Welding programs. This award recognizes AWS members participating in the SCWI/CWI programs whose inspection, Society, and civic activities have enhanced public awareness of the Society and the CWI program or who have otherwise made an outstanding contribution to the science of welding inspection.