About Us


NDT Services

We have inspectors and certified technicians in the following disciplines of non destructive testing services:

VT- Visual Inspection, CWI- Certified Weld Inspectors

PT- Visible and Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant Examination

MT- Magnetic Particle Examination

RT- In House Exposure Booth or Mobile Field Equipment for Gamma & X-ray Radiography. Conventional film and Computed Radiography (CR)

UT- Ultrasonic Flaw Detection and Thickness Testing, Conventional and Phased Array.

PMI- Positive Material Identification

HT- Hardness Testing

IRIS- Ultrasonic Tube Inspection

PWHT- Post Weld Heat Treatment



Established in 2001, IveyCooper SERVICES, LLC was founded with the mission to provide NDT and Heat Treatment services to a wide range of customers. We are a Veteran Owned Small Business. Our management staff has a combined experience of over 100 years in the heat treatment and nondestructive testing fields.


Our Team

Our technicians are trained, qualified, and certified in accordance with the American Society for Nondestructive Testing's SNT-TC-1A and ASNT's CP-189. We have an inspection staff of trained technicians and maintain a network of contractor type inspectors for additional staffing when required. David Ivey administers training and testing of personnel at IveyCooper SERVICES, LLC. Mr. Ivey holds an ASNT Level III certification in  MT, PT, RT, and UT as well as an American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) certificate. Clyde Cooper holds an ASNT Level III in UT and RT, as well as a CWI. Thomas Bowling holds an ASNT Level III in MT, PT, and VT, as well as a CWI.



Mark Pitre, Lead Field Welding Engineer, Watts bar Unit 2 Completion Project

"IveyCooper Services maintains a robust quality program that passed numerous audits and inspections. This was a critical aspect to the contract, as ICS was responsible for ordering, maintaining, and calibrating all equipment utilized and NDE consumables needed in the performance of NDE for ASME Section III, ASME B31.1, ASWS D1.1 and other carious codes and standards."

Gerald Newell, Level III Inspection Manager, Watts Bar Unit 2 Completion Project

"There was no time when they were found unable to complete the task regardless of the difficulty involved."

Michael L. Turnbow (Retired) General Manager, Inspection and Testing Services, FEDERAL Utility

"During my 35 years in the power business I have worked with many vendors supplying NDE and inspection services. IveyCooper Services will remain at the top of the list as one of the most valued suppliers."

G. Wayne Hembree, (Retired) Federal utility

"The professionalism of IveyCooper Services has never wavered. IveyCooper Services is one of the most ethical and professional NDE labs that continually strive to produce quality examinations."

Chris Harper, Quality Engineer, Sulzer Pumps Chattanooga

"I would gladly recommend them with the full expectation that they would be capable of meeting or exceeding your expectations."

Tommy Craig, Quality Assurance Manager, Master Machines, Inc.

"IveyCooper embodies a customer first organization."