Phone: 304-527-1410 EXT(3014)
Degrees and Certifications:
This is my forth year of teaching welding at Brooke High School and while teaching at Brooke I received my CTE teaching certificate from WVU Tech. Before teaching at Brooke High School I worked at Weirton Steel Co. from 1973 to 2006. While working at Weirton I received Journeymen pipe fitter status from the Bureau of Apprenticeship in 1985 and Training followed by journeymen welder status from the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training in 1996. In 1998 I became a Certified welder for Weirton Steel, then in 1999 I received my West Virginia department of Education welding certification. I taught pipe fitting, welding,hydraulics, power transmission and shaft alignment for the apprenticeship program at the Weirton Steel Training Center.
I worked for GenOn (Reliant Energy) from 2008 to 2012 as a site Q.A. Manager for major projects.
I became a Certified Welding Inspector through the American Welding Society in 2007 followed in 2008 with formal training in the following (NDT) nondestructive testing areas, MT, PT, RT, UT and VT procedures.
I was an adjunct instructor at Eastern Gateway and West Virginia Northern Community Colleges from 2006 to 2015.