FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
OBUS NELSON
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Williams Industrial Services Group Inc. [WLMS]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
450 SEVENTH AVENUE, SUITE 509
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/19/2020
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10123
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share 08/19/2020   P   20,000 (2) A $ 1.7844 6,292,681 I See Footnote (1)
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share               219,838 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
OBUS NELSON
450 SEVENTH AVENUE
SUITE 509
NEW YORK, NY 10123
  X   X    

Signatures

 /s/ Charles E. Wheelock for Nelson Obus by Power of Attorney   08/21/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) As of the date of this Form 4, Mr. Obus is (i) a principal executive officer of Wynnefield Capital, Inc., which is the sole investment manager of Wynnefield Small Cap Value Offshore Fund, Ltd., which beneficially owns 1,556,864 shares of the issuer's common stock; (ii) a co-managing member of Wynnefield Capital Management, LLC, which is the sole general partner of Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value, L.P. I, which beneficially owns 2,405,955 shares of the issuer's common stock, and the sole general partner of Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value, L.P., which beneficially owns 2,065,116 shares of the issuer's common stock; and (iii) a co-trustee of Wynnefield Capital, Inc. Profit Sharing & Money Purchase Plan, which beneficially owns 252,574 shares of the issuer's common stock. Mr. Obus disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities described in this footnote except to the extent of his pecuniary interest.
(2) Of the aggregate number of shares purchased on August 19, 2020, Wynnefield Partners Small Cap Value, L.P. I purchased 12,172 shares, while the other Wynnefield entities disclosed in footnote 1 purchased 7,828 shares.

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