Williams Industrial Services Group was founded in 1958 by Mercer Williams. Located in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, in the city of Chamblee, the company began as a small industrial coatings contractor. Over the years, and under the guidance of Mercer Williams’ sons, Virgil and James, the company evolved into a multi-industry, multi-discipline industrial services company.
In 1985, with almost three decades of experience and expertise in industrial coatings, the company branched out to provide additional specialty services including asbestos and lead abatement, insulation and roofing. Almost a decade later, in 1994, the company saw opportunities in the maintenance and modifications sector and began offering mechanical, electrical and civil services.
Today, Williams Industrial Services Group is a leading provider of construction, maintenance, and specialty services to the Oil & Gas, Power Generation and other heavy industrial markets. Leveraging our solid foundation, our future is bright as we continue to expand our general and specialty services capabilities and develop innovative project control tools for major capital and maintenance projects. Our commitment to safety is unwavering even as we strive to keep every project on budget and on schedule.
We are proud of our industry accomplishments, some of which include:
Southern Nuclear company – Vogtle 3 & 4 New Nuclear Construction Services
SONGS and DC Cook – Dry Fuel Storage
Tennessee Valley Authority – Construction contractor for recently completed Watts Bar Unit 2 Nuclear Plant
Entergy Nuclear Fleet (9 nuclear facilities) 73.55 Security Upgrade Program
Consolidated Edison NYC Fossil Plant – Maintenance and Mods and specialty services for NYC fossil plants and tunnel systems.
Southern Nuclear Company – Nuclear Maintenance & Modifications Contractor
Numerous simple cycle/combined cycle power generation construction projects
G.UB.MK - a joint venture that performs all TVA Fossil and Hydro maintenance; Williams is 1/3 of the JV but also provides specialty services as a subcontractor.
Jacksonville Electric Authority - Began as a coatings alliance that, over the years, has expanded to include providing fossil and major wastewater project services at all of the JEA plants
Glatfelter – Pulp & Paper Specialty and Maintenance Services
Virginia Power – Material Condition Upgrade (asbestos abatement, insulation, coatings)
Tennessee Valley Authority - provide various major projects, maintenance and specialty services in nuclear, fossil and hydro power generation
WestRock – specialty and general maintenance services nationally