⚠ COVID-19 - Official Statement from AWS

AWS CWI Lifetime Achievement Award

AWS CWI Lifetime Achievement Award

In 2018, the American Welding Society established the AWS Certified Welding Inspector Lifetime Achievement Award to recognize individual members for a career of distinguished service, leadership, outstanding accomplishments, and innovative contributions towards enhancing the image and technology of welding inspection.  Individuals receiving the award may be currently working as a CWI or have worked as one in the past.

Election as a CWI Lifetime Achievement Award recipient is demonstrated as evidenced by:

  • Advancements in the field of welding inspection.
  • Mentorship of individuals entering the field of welding inspection.
  • Effective application of existing and new inspection technology.
  • Evidence of participation in activities directly related to the recruitment, training, education and/or mentorship of individuals entering the field of welding inspection.
    • This recognition is selected by the AWS CWI Lifetime Achievement Award Committee based on specific criteria.
    • Nominations must be submitted on the CWI LAA nomination form with supporting material by July 1st to Malisa Mercado at mmercado@aws.org.
    • Nominations are reviewed/selected during a fall CWI Lifetime Achievement Award Committee meeting with final approval the following year at the spring Districts Council meeting.
    • A maximum of 5 recipients are selected each year, as determined by the selection committee.

2021 AWS CWI Lifetime Achievement Award Guidelines (PDF)

AWS CWI Lifetime Achievement Award Template

Hi there, we're here to help you.

  Monday through Friday
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
  • 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EST)

Contact Us

AWS Member Network

AWS Member Network

Read More >

AWS Merchandise

Lands' End

Purchase Merchandise through our Lands’ End Store

AWS Members who wish to order AWS merchandise in quantity (12 or more) receive special pricing through our partnership with Staples. For more information, please contact Keila DeMoraes at 1-800-443-9353 Ext. 444

Read More >