McWane and Associates is a small privately owned engineering services firm established in 1975 to provide welding consulting and support services. Specifically, the firm helps you design and build in welding quality by avoiding costly welding mistakes.
Because the basic science of welding and materials does not change from one industry to the next, the company is able to continue to successfully serve a diversity of clients and industries, and therefore pass the benefits of this diverse industry experience on to you in the form of best industry practices.
Odell McWane, P.E.
WHEN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE COUNT
- M.S. Welding Engineering
- M.S. Materials Engineering
- B.S. Welding Engineering Technology
- A.S. Welding Technology
- Registered Professional Metallurgical Engineer
- Registered Professional Welding Engineer (1977-2019, the state discontinued exam.)
- Former Welding Instructor
- Former Certified Welding Inspector
- Former Certified Welder
Mr. McWane has more than 60 years of successful hands-on experience in the welding engineering field and has held several engineering and teaching positions. In addition, he has practical experience as a welder, which gives him the ability and advantage of being able to look at any welding situation from the standpoint of both a welder and a welding engineer.
Mr. McWane also holds a full-time credential for teaching welding in the California Community College system, and has held certifications as a welder, welding inspector (QC1/CWI), and SNT-TC-1A level II certifications in radiography, ultrasonic, magnetic particle, and liquid penetrant examination methods.
He is a seasoned veteran who continues to gain valuable diverse industry knowledge and experience for the benefit of his clients. His knowledge and experience are continuing to help clients to successfully achieve their objectives.
A WELDING ENGINEER WHO CAN WELD