WQS

WQS Group of Companies is an Indigenous-owned business that provides rope access trades personnel, Non-Destructive Testing, and Field Evaluation Services to a wide variety of industries across Western Canada. WQS is certified by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and the Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business association. Headquartered in Fort McMurray, WQS also operates field offices through Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan.

Services

NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING

  • MT – Magnetic Particle Testing
  • PT – Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • UT – Ultrasonic Testing
  • RT – Radiography Testing
  • CR – Computed Radiography
  • DR – Digital Radiography
  • ET – Eddy Current Testing
  • PAUT – Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing with Full Matrix Capture (FMC)
  • TOFD – Time of Flight Diffraction

FIELD EVALUATION SERVICES

  • FT – Ferrite Testing
  • HT – Hardness Testing (UCI & Telebrinell)
  • PMI – Alloys (XRF Analyzer)
  • PMI – Soil Analysis (XRF Analyzer)
  • PMI – Positive Material Identification Carbon Equivalence (OES & LIBS Analyzer)

ASSET INTEGRITY INSPECTIONS

  • PIA – Pipeline Integrity Assessments
  • CUI – Corrosion Under Insulation – Lyft
  • PECA (Pulsed Eddy Current Array)
  • TML – Thickness Monitor Locations
  • CML – Corrosion Monitor Locations
  • ACM – Automated Corrosion Mapping
  • Integrity Surveys
  • Drone Inspections
  • Videoscope
  • Close & Mid-Range Laser Scanning for:
    • Pipeline
    • Tank
    • Facility

VISUAL INSPECTIONS

  • CWB W178.2 Certified Welding Inspectors (Levels: 1, 2, 3)
  • Third Party Inspectors
    • Vendor
    • Fabrication Facilities
    • API Inspectors
    • NACE

LIFTING EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATIONS

  • Elevating Work Platforms
  • Vehicle – Mounted Aerial Devices
  • Lift Trucks
  • Mobile Cranes
  • Below-the-hook Lifting Devices
  • Lifting Attachments

ROPE ACCESS Services (IRATA Certified)

Shutdown & Turnaround support

  • Insulation
  • Pipefitting
  • Welding
  • Electrical
  • Cleaning
  • Ops assist

Seasonal Maintenance

  • Seasonal Maintenance
  • Torquing, Nut and bolt removal and replacement
  • Cleaning
  • Ops assist
  • Building Maintenance
  • Construction

Winterization

  • Ice and snow removal
  • Steam traces repair and replacement
  • EHT repair and replacement
  • Insulation repair, replacement, and inspection

Overhead Hazards Inspection & Removal

  • Cable trays
  • Ice removal
  • Pipe racks
  • Buildings

Confined Space

  • Rescue service
  • Maintenance work
  • Inspection
  • Cleaning

Industrial Electrical and Instrumentation

  • Inspection and testing
  • Electrical heat trace
  • Terminations
  • Lighting (ballasts and bulbs)
  • Cable pulling
  • Cable tray inspection and repair

NDE (Rope Access)

  • Full compliment of NDT and Inspection services
  • MT, PT, UT, RT, CR, DR, PAUT, TOFD
  • PMI
  • Asset Integrity Inspections
  • Visual Inspections
  • Lifting Equipment Certifications

Experience

Commitment to the RMWB Community

WQS is committed to strengthening the local economy and communities, while generating prosperity for Nation members. By headquartering in Fort McMurray, WQS is a direct benefit to the communities that they operate in. The partnership with Willow Lake Métis Group enables them to engage a new workforce and make a meaningful difference in the communities they operate in, while also growing their capacity to deliver high-quality services.

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