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Welding Technology
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What I Can Accomplish
Welders make up 10 to 15 percent of a construction crew and are a vital part of any construction team. New construction projects in our community offer welders a golden opportunity to step right up and strike an arc.   
 

Welding is the melting and fusing of metal using heat or pressure — making the metal structure strong so it can support the building. Welders work in shipbuilding, bridges, power plants, oil rigs, refineries, gas pipelines, tanks, buildings and even art.

 
Brazosport College’s classes offer hands-on, real-world, welding training — taught by experienced faculty. Employers in our region are asking for trained welders. The jobs are out there and the pay is good.
 
Where I Can Go
Welders usually work from drawings or blueprints. The three most common types of welding are electric, gas, and resistance. Technological advances have brought in laser beam, electron beam and inertia welding. Sites along the Texas Gulf Coast need welders to maintain and repair metal structures that rust and corrode.
 
Brazosport College has a number of excellent welding programs that qualify you to take a national certification exam. With each type of certification, you are prepared to step into different jobs. The best welding jobs come to those with the highest education.

 

 

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 Contact Us

 
Jay Barr
Instructor
Office: D.100B
Phone: (979) 230-3307 
Jay.Barr@brazosport.edu
 
Ken Kaspar
Assistant Instructor
Office: J.224
Phone: (979) 230-3349
Kenneth.Kaspar@brazosport.edu 
 
Ron Bonnette
Division Chair
Office: D.200A
Phone: (979)  230-3394
 
Judy Gutierrez
Office Professional
Office: D.200B
Phone: (979) 230-3229
 

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 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
 
Friday
8:00 am - Noon
 
Division Phone
(979) 230-3229
 
Division Fax
(979) 230-3277

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