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Welding Technology

TO PREPARE STUDENTS TO ENTER THE WELDING FIELD.

This program highlights gas and arc welding with mig, tig, stick, flux core and submerged arc welding practices. Students will learn the theory of symbols, blueprint reading and pipe layout.

PROGRAM DETAILS

$14-32

Per Hour (OK Salary Ranges)

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2018 Oklahoma salary ranges were obtained from O*Net OnLine

CAREERS AVAILABLE IN THE INDUSTRY:

  • MIG welder
  • Shear operator
  • TIG welder
  • Drill Press operator
  • Oxyacetylene welder
  • Punch machine operator
  • CNC plasma torch operator
  • Welder/Fabricator

INSTRUCTOR BIOS

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Ryland Stonehocker joined the Autry Technology Center team in 2000 when he was hired as a night instructor. In 2007, he was asked to begin the Youthful Offender Welding Program. The following year, Mr. Stonehocker accepted the Welding Instructor position on the main campus. With over 30 years’ experience in the welding industry,
Mr. Stonehocker’s extensive background in welding and fabrication are an asset to Autry and its students. Mr. Stonehocker’s experience in welding comes from both shop work and management positions all performed across Northwest Oklahoma. Certifications held by Mr. Stonehocker are 6G pipe, 3G and 4G, and is currently a State Welding Inspector. Mr. Stonehocker has vast experience in electrical substations and repair and maintenance as well as seven years of pipe welding.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS:

  • 1 Fillet Weld to 4 Fillet Weld
    • 1F Flat
    • 2F Horizontal
    • 3F Vertical
    • 4F Overhead
  • 1 Groove Weld to 4 Groove Weld
    • 1G Flat
    • 2G Horizontal
    • 3G Vertical
    • 4G Overhead
  • 2, 5 & 6 Groove Weld on Pipe
    • 2G Horizontal
    • 5G Vertical
    • 6G 45-degree angle
  • OSHA 10
  • Forklift Safety
  • American Heart Association – CPR/AED Training