Welding Engineering Technology Concentration

Welding Engineering Technology Concentration

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Graduates of the Welding Engineering Technology concentration will learn practical skills and theory in a wide range of welding technologies. Students will learn welding inspection methods, fundamentals of welding design and welding code requirements using various welding machines and robots for materials joining. Students will be prepared for careers in the high-growth welding industry and begin the path to attaining Certified Welding Inspector or Certified Robotic Arc Welding certificates.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates can find employment opportunities as:

  • Welding Technicians
  • Welding Inspectors
  • Robotic Welding Technicians
  • Welding Inspectors
  • Welding Trainers
  • Welding Fitters
  • Welding Machine Operators
  • Welding Sales/Technical Sales
  • Welding Supervisors
  • Welding Foremen

Salary Expectations:

National Annual Mean Wage: $61,600
Tennessee Annual Mean Wage: $61,900
O*Net Online, July 2015