At Big Ideas, Inc., we are lucky to have a talented roster of instructors who are passionate about their trade and are eager to pass their knowledge and skills on to the next generation. In this post, we highlight our TIG Welding Course Instructor, Peter Gag and share his journey in the trades!
What is your current occupation?
Various roles in a Rapid Prototype Center at Windings Inc.
Why did you choose a career in welding?
I like to work with my hands.
What education did you receive on your journey to becoming a professional welder?
No formal education. Just on-the-job learning!
What does a typical day look like for you?
I am doing something different almost every day, but always a lot of problem solving.
What do you love most about working in the trades?
It is hands-on and the end product is rewarding and a piece of art to me.
Why do you believe it is important to expose our youth to welding?
Because we are short on young, talented workers who are going to be the future of our great nation.