Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2020
May 06, 2020
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2020  
Entity Registrant Name Williams Industrial Services Group Inc.  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   25,324,645
Entity Central Index Key 0001136294  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false