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Updated 1 month ago

Does it worth it to move to Alberta for a welding job? Considering the rent is so expensive there? - 472 Replies

Canada has too many welders. Oil is down. We don't need NON-Canadians taking what little work there is.


Updated 1 month ago

Women Welders - 305 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sandy in East Texas in Quitman, Texas"]What I am finding is how bad the discrimination is in the field of pipeline welding. I had one...

Micah marcella

Updated 2 months ago

Do overseas jobs pay a lot? - 109 Replies

[QUOTE who="C.W. Malc in Avon, Indiana"]I a welder member of the Local 798 Pipeliners Union and last year with rig pay, per diem, and my hourly pay I...

Philip L

Welders 5-10

I am looking for 5 - 10 welders that have outside facilities experience. This is for work from the wellhead to the compression station. It has a...


Updated 2 months ago

Can not get job in welding at all. - 1 Reply

that is the million dollar question. I to, have recently got out of school for welding only a year ago. All through school you heard the instructed...

River Newborn

Updated 4 months ago


Hi my name is River Newborn and I'm applying to a program called Women Building Futures. This is a program that helps women become part of the...

River Newborn

Updated 4 months ago

Welding Jobs - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="attie in United Kingdom"]Hi I'm a x-ray welder in fluxcore mig arc seeking vacancies please help?[/QUOTE] Hi my name is River Newborn...

Kris cochran

Welding in the future

I'm a welder in high school and am looking for a great job out of high school and during college any suggestions???


not getting paid for what i did

I have dun some great job and at the end of the day the paye is still the same.



i need a welding position anyone feel free to help again help me its freee!

Sara Consultancy

Updated 5 months ago

how to get on as a roustabout ? or roustabout welder - 1 Reply

only degree in applied science of welding technology is not going to help you. Recruiters may ask for experience of few months or year or two. All...

Sayyed riyaz

Updated 6 months ago


May namd sayyed riyaz iam welder age 41 iam poor fimley any work no problam


Suggestions getting started welding in Alberta

I have been welding for a about 3 years now in my dads shop mainly doing artistic stuff. but have worked in other facilities doing structural and...

Jennifer M in Houston, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Does ANYONE hire inexperienced welders? - 45 Replies

Over 1 month ago I graduated from Tulsa Welding School. Since then, I've done everything I can think of to find work, but because I have no prior...

Ryan Verrecchia in Thurso, Quebec

Need some info

I live in quebec So I'm starting my apprentice welding course soon and they also have a b pressure welding course as well I'd like to know if taking...

simcic67 in Dubuque, Iowa

Updated 15 months ago

mig welder - 6 Replies

I have 20 years experiance with mig.I am a very fast,hard worker.I am honest and truystworthy.I am a felon(drug crime)I made a serious mistake in...


Updated 17 months ago

Going to welding school in Woodward, OK - 1 Reply

I am planning on attending welding school in Woodward Oklahoma at High Plains Tech and have no prior experience welding. I have always wanted to...

aksz71 in Macon, Georgia

welding jobs north alabama

I can mig weld but I'm not certified. Can do a little stick welding been 2 years ago but I was welding at heil environmental in fort Payne Alabama...

evilwelder in Irwin, Pennsylvania

Updated 26 months ago

North Slope Jobs - 7 Replies

Does anyone know how to get a job up on the North Slope?

Fábio Silveira in Faro, Portugal

Inexperienced Welder Student

Hello, i recently ended a Welding Training Program of 11 months with the processes EAM (111) and Mig/Mag (135/136), we had to do some internship at...

Dustin in Windsor, Colorado

Updated 31 months ago

Welding Student Seeks Guidence From Veteran Welders!!!! - 2 Replies

My name is Doug Hall, 35, I am currently in my second semester of welding at frontrange community college. I plan on getting the associate degree in...

ironhorse in Cary, North Carolina

Updated 31 months ago

Best state for a recent welding graduate? - 3 Replies

My girlfriend and I are looking to move to a state that has more welding opportunities than wichita has to offer me. We figure that moving to a state...

Mike in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Updated 31 months ago

Breaking into the Welding industry - 2 Replies

Hey yall, I'm currently 21 and I have some basic welding experience (Oxy-fuel, TIG, and some backyard wirefeed). What is the best way to break into...

vanessa in Burlington, Ontario

Updated 32 months ago

Rig Welding Jobs In Alberta - 415 Replies

Me and My father-In-Law have a small company with 2 Rigs and a Picker Truck but have not been able to find work since December. Anyone know of any...

Jerry in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 33 months ago

Tulsa Welding School - 11 Replies

I am looking at Tulsa and my area tech college to get my degree. Tulsa's got a 7 month program and the one at the tech college is a year to get a...

866 in New Westminster, British Columbia

Updated 34 months ago


I am a 37-year old trying to change my profession by learning a trade: welding. Any hints on getting a local employer to take me on? I understand...

-FIRE-AND-SMOKE-- in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 34 months ago

How to get into pipe welding in Alberta - 1 Reply

Hi. I'm 17 years old turnning 18 in april. After highschool I would like to go to school for welding, but I don't know where to start. I would like...

Ski Bum in Spring Valley, California

Union Apprenticeship vs Trade School/College?

Hello ladies and gentlemen. I am a 38 yr old woman who is looking for a career change. Many years ago an old family friend who was in the...

DTowery in Mexico, New York

opportunities in upstate NY, north of Syracuse

I'm currently enrolled in a welding program with BOCES which I will complete with certifications at the end of July. Does anyone know of any...

kenneth in Bismarck, North Dakota

Updated 38 months ago

Need part time welding job or any job in a shop - 1 Reply

Hi, My name is Max, 18yrs old, and I am looking for a part time job as a welder or any opening job in a fab shop (Preferably trucks or cars but will...

FluxCORE in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 39 months ago

apprenticeship entrance exam, welder - 5 Replies

Hello, Can anyone direct me to a website that may have sample exams for the exams involved in getting an apprenticeship in welding? Thanks


Work In Northwest Indiana

I Herd That B.P. Is Calling All Kinds Of Welders From The South. How Can I Find Out What Contractors They Are Using ???? Im A Certified welder That...

The Apprentice in Fargo, North Dakota

Women Welders, New to Welding Field

I would like to comment on my experiences here in Fargo North Dakota... I am an older than average, 44, Female who recently decided to change from...

tulsa weld student in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Updated 43 months ago

Tulsa Welding School/ Helpful Information - 4 Replies

Hey guys, I have asked questions on random forums but no responses yet. I am taking a year off from my other profession i wanted to get in to follow...

Joe Mayo in Ocean, Mississippi

How to become welder in Canada being a American Citizen

What's the best advice on trying to work in Canada. Would one need to attend a canadian apprentice school and try to get hired on by and employee. If...

kurt mckinnon in Santa Monica, California

tig welding jobs in ca

Just wondering if anybody knew of any good tig welding jobs close to Santa Monica CA.Just recently relocated here. I have went to trade school for...

Sharon Perry in Florida

Updated 46 months ago

Where are the decent welding jobs? - 4 Replies

I went to Lincoln Electric Welding School 2 years ago and took the SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW courses then I worked the last 2 years at strip mines in West...

Brandon9k in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Things i need to have a sucessful career in welding

Im thinking of going to tulsa welding school and taking the master welder program or get the associates degree of welding scicene and technology but...

STINGER1 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 49 months ago

Internet Fraud ???? - 3 Replies

I have been offered a contract from a company called Pentro Drilling Limited. To procedeed with my documents they ask me to send them 350$ over the...

buddydgb in Essex Junction, Vermont

Updated 50 months ago

modern welding school Schenectady ny - 1 Reply

hey evreyone im 25 looking to change careers and want to learn how to weld the right way. Im from syracuse ny and am looking at two schools one being...

BaltoCoder in Maryland

Updated 51 months ago

welder shortage? economy? - 6 Replies

I am a female graduates with diploma in welding, i say this because to some, it makes a big difference. Currently looking for a job, having trouble,...

Instructor:cutts89 in Kansas City, Missouri

To get a job..

I am a 21 year old beginner welder who finished 90% of my trade at a vocational school but was mistaking by the police for a criminal one and...

Alan in New York, New York

Cert classes in NY/NJ area

Does anyone know any good welding cert programs in the New York or New Jersey area?

jokeru in Troy, Ohio

Updated 60 months ago

Welding - 1 Reply

I was wondering if Hobart Institute of Welding Technology is a good school? And is it worth the money?

jw macaw in Woodhaven, New York

Updated 60 months ago

Looking for work!!! - 10 Replies

What is it with companys today? Whats not understandable is they want a degree for everything and still pay less than someone with no degree-dont get...

want to get my welding certs back in El Segundo, California

want to recertify just need a little stick time

Formerly certified welder LA City, County, NASA, Lockheedm exotic metals and more welder. Got out of it and was only finding minimum wage sweatshop...

me in El Segundo, California

Updated 64 months ago


I am a Certified LA Licence welder, with 5 years of experience as a combination welder. Who is hiring, If your a Recruiter , leave out the BS of...

Jason_S79 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Updated 64 months ago

Welder looking for work in Oshkosh, WI - 3 Replies

I was sent to fox valley tech by my former employer to learn to weld. I've only got a year experience. I was certified to weld stainless, galvanized...

ray.c in Aguanga, California

Updated 64 months ago

Newly certified welder looking for help..WILL RELOCATE - 1 Reply

I just finished up in my welding/fabrication school here in southern California, looking for work has become very depressing. It seems to be the same...

P.R PANDEY in Surat, India

Updated 65 months ago

Welder - 3 Replies

Hi Im A College Graduate for welding , Im looking for a welding job in the palatka jacksonville orlando daytona areas, IM familiar with SMAW GMAW...

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