Whitney M. Young Jr. Job Corps Center

Meet Powerful Welder with Whitney M. Young Job Corps Alumni

October 23rd, 2020

Joseph Green from Fishersville, Kentucky enrolled with Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center on May 14,2019. Joseph entered the Welding program at Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center as a previous high school graduate of Spencer County with an active driver’s license. During his time as a student, Green mastered his craft and certification in MIG Welding, Flux Core, and SMAW. Green begin his career as Fabricator/Welder at Wire Crafter  located in Louisville, Kentucky, January 2020 making $16.50 an hour. As of today, Joseph has received two pay raises and currently make $17.90 an hour. Green hopes to continue his career for the next four years within Wire Crafter and eventually certify in Welding Inspection, advancing as a Welder Inspector. As a alumni of Whitney M young Job Corps Center, Green reminds his fellow peers and colleagues “Suffer a little bit now but live better later.”

Master at his Craft