Recently we had the chance to catch up with Welding Technology graduate and current employee at Specialty Fabrication and Powder Coating, Richard Brown.
Where have you worked since you graduated, and where do you work currently, and how long have you been working there?
I have worked at Specialty Fabrication and Powder Coating since graduating from EIT in September.
What types of things do you do there day to day?
I MIG weld, run a welding robot, and fabricate parts for customers.
What do you like about your career?
I enjoy welding and having different projects everyday.
What are your career goals for the future?
I plan to open my own weld shop in the future.
What advice can you give current students and new graduates that can help them be successful?
Go to class and learn everything you can while you’re there, it goes by fast.
What did you like about attending Erie Institute of Technology?
I liked how all of the instructors are willing to help you until you understand something.