• Have You Considered a Job in Welding?

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    Wind towers in Nebraska are not being built as fast as manufacturers would like and there is one simple reason that many of these jobs are taking longer than expected: lack of welders.
    Nebraska, like most states across the nation struggles to find enough skilled laborers, especially welders. In Nebraska, the wind tower manufacturer tried adjusting the work week schedule to attract more workers. In an attempt to attract area farmers looking for more income, the company added a weekend shift. Disappointedly, however, these shifts have been slow to fill.
    The average northeast Nebraska welder makes $16.79 an hour, according to the Department of Labor. This puts welders in the area 35 cents behind the area’s mean wage. And while the manufacturing company admits that no one is going to get rich at this wage Continue Reading