LSC-North Harris Welding Technology Department


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The graduate will be prepared for entry-level employment as a structural welder learning essential skills and safety practices in welding procedures in both structural plate and pipe.



Welding technicians are a major occupation in Texas, offering an average 1,470 annual openings per year and a growth rate which exceeds the state average. Entry-level technicians can expect to earn from $16,500 to $20,000 their first year with an average $28,650 after year two.

Employment services are available to students and graduates for both part- and full-time, on-campus and off-campus employment through the career services office and a variety of programs and partnerships with area employers.


Department Contacts

Michael Burns 
Dean, Career and Applied Technology
281.618.5427
Office: DTEC 201A

Brian Sanders
Director, Applied Technology
281.765.7711
Office: ATC 101D

Jason Durant
Lead Workforce Skilled Instructor
281.765.7823
Office: AT 132

Roy Jones
Workforce Skilled Instructor
281.765.7867
Office: AT 103G

Corey Whitaker
Workforce Skilled Instructor
281.765.7782
Office: AT 131

Department Advisors

Jessica Olsen
Advisor I
281.765.7923
Office: APTC 102C

Ruby Fuentes
Advisor I
281.618.5518
Office: APTC 102B