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Managing Director - Tony Hayre   MSc MWeldI IEng MInstNDT 

Tony has an MSc in Weld Engineering from Cranfield University, and is also an International and European Welding Engineer (IWE/EWE).  His achievements and work in the industry has seen him gain status as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) with the Engineering Council.  Tony also holds CSWIP and PCN (conventional and PAUT) qualifications in welding and weld inspection.

His experience is extensive, and for many years he managed the Fuel Route Welding and Inspection Project at Dungeness B Nuclear Power Station, overseeing the return to service of Fuel Plug Units.  He is still active in the nuclear industry, as a 3rd party auditor.

Tony now leads the company's BS EN 1090 (CE Marking of Structural Steel Products) implementation process, as well as acting as the sub-contract Responsible Welding Coordinator for numerous clients. Within this role he aids the implementation of the Welding Quality Management System (WQMS) in accordance with ISO 3834, and ensures adherence to all other associated standards.


HSEQ Manager - Kevin Hayre   BA (Hons) Business EngTech GInstNDT

Kevin maintains the company's quality, health and safety, and environmental systems, ensuring that the policies in place are upheld at all times.  His attention to detail has seen the company achieve and maintain its ISO 9001 and Achilles accreditations.

He also has extensive NDT experience, carrying out inspections in the structural/construction, heating and ventilating, and nuclear industries.  Kevin holds PCN qualifications in all conventional NDT methods (including Level 3 qualifications), plus PAUT.


Operations Manager - Gary Hayre   BEng (Hons) IWE AWeldI EngTech GInstNDT

Gary is an I/EWE Welding Engineer, and also holds CSWIP and PCN (conventional and PAUT and ACFM) qualifications in welding and weld inspection.

He has accrued valuable experience managing various projects in the structural/construction, heating and ventilating, and nuclear industries, which he uses extensively to ensure Structural and Weld Testing Services Ltd's clients receive the highest quality service at all times.

Gary controls the company's inspection related activities, maintaining the approved procedures, equipment, and personnel qualifications, so that Structural and Weld Testing Services Ltd is able to meet current and future demands.


Office Manager - Marion Ayres
                              
Marion controls the day to day running of the company's head office.  She has gained an impressive amount of NDT knowledge throughout her many years at Structural and Weld Testing Services Ltd, allowing her to answer many client enquiries directly, or to direct the enquiry to the correct individual.

Marion has extensive knowledge of SAGE accounting, and also the company's own administration processes.

Welding Services Manager -  Daniel Smith   IWS TechWeldI EngTech GInstNDT

Daniel is an I/EWS Welding Specialist, and oversees the company's welding services support to our existing clients, using his extensive knowledge to ensure that each project meets the client's requirements.

He holds PCN qualifications in all conventional NDT methods (including Level 3 qualifications), plus ACFM and also the CSWIP Senior Welding Inspector.  Using these qualifications he has performed the role of welding coordinator for a main contractor on the Crossrail project.

Daniel has extensive knowledge of welding and inspection activities for the structural/construction, heating and ventilating, and nuclear industries.