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Beginner Welder

Postby kodey52 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:22 am

Hello everyone. I'm new on here. I come from a family farm and I've been welding since I was a kid. I'm taking basic and advanced welding courses in college as electives and I plan to graduate in a few months. With no certifications or work experience, what's the best way to get my foot in the door in a welding shop? I know it's a long shot but do I have any chances with my situation? Thank you in advance for any advice.
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Re: Beginner Welder

Postby plain ol Bill » Thu Mar 03, 2016 6:58 pm

Knock on doors. Let them know your background, what type welding experience you have, work history, and provide references for them if they ask. Be prepared to knock on a lot of doors and keep coming back to check with them. The people that keep on coming back are thought of first when help is needed.
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Re: Beginner Welder

Postby Mike » Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:25 am

Welcome to the forum.
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