Local Career Opportunities

Job placement of graduates of the Welding program at NRCC is excellent. Welders trained at New River Community College can be found working in local industry, throughout Virginia and across the nation. Welders in the state of Virginia can expect to earn wages in the approximate range of $8.50 to $41 hourly. Some of the local companies who have employed graduates of the NRCC Welding program include:

  • Breakell, Inc. - Roanoke
  • Connex Pipe Systems, Inc. - Troutville
  • Fontaine Modification Co. - Dublin
  • Fuel Systems LLC - Wytheville
  • General and Mechanical Services - Salem
  • Hall’s Construction Corporation - Shawsville
  • Imperial Group - Pulaski
  • John W. Hancock, Jr., Inc - Salem
  • Patrick Enterprises Corp - Pembroke
  • Plumbers and Steamfitters, Local #491 - Roanoke
  • Radford Army Ammunition Plant - Radford
  • Volvo Trucks North America - Dublin
  • Private Job Shops