Meet Bryn Otto

Bryn is a teen welder, fabricator, and apprentice. Born and raised in Grand Island, Nebraska, Bryn is eager to graduate from his trade high school in May 2022 and start his career in the welding industry, as well as becoming a certified welding inspector after completing his apprenticeship. He is also the founder and 1/5th of Surgeons of Steel, a group that shares their welding skills and personalities across social media. Bryn is focused on making his mark on the welding industry by putting in the work, learning from his peers as well as the pros, and sharing his passion for welding any chance he gets.

Meet Lillian Anderson

Lillian Anderson is a freshman at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN. As of 2022, she is working towards a degree in electrical construction to later become an electrician. With a passion for problem-solving and commitment to meaningful positive impact, Lillian hopes to create a career where she can help make renewable energy options more accessible to lower income communities.

What is a Heavy Highway Construction Trade Job?

The average U.S. driver travels 39 miles per day, according to the Federal Highway Administration. That means our highways play a critical role in the economy. For all of this to happen, the country needs skilled highway construction workers to keep our roads functioning. Maybe you’re interested in becoming one.

Meet Shannon Tymosko

Shannon is a 2nd year Electrical Apprentice and Skilled Trades Ambassador. Based in Hamilton, Ontario, she originally completed a Child and Youth work diploma where she found a passion for people, mental health, and learning. Fast forward a decade, Shannon is now in the electrical field with the confidence, independence, skills, and community she had always dreamed of, along with financial freedom to thrive and not just survive – all thanks to the skilled trades.

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For some reason, many people have a big misconception about skilled trade jobs: they…
For some reason, many people have a big misconception about skilled trade jobs: they…
There’s currently a significant shortage of skilled trade workers both in the industrial sector…
There’s currently a significant shortage of skilled trade workers both in the industrial sector…
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