Hobart Institute of Welding Technology hires new instructor

TROY – Hobart Institute of Welding Technology welcomes Benjamin Gibson to the team as a Skill Welding Instructor.

Gibson is a 2016 graduate from HIWT Combination Structural and Pipe Welding Program and a veteran of the United States Army. Gibson went to work for GE/Unison right after graduation, where he gained extensive experience in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding on stainless steel and in fabrication and fit up.

Blaine Lowry, shift supervisor, said, “We are happy to have Ben on board. His fabrication experience, as well as the leadership experience gained in the U.S. Army, will be an asset to our team”.

In his spare time, Gibson enjoys fishing, riding motorcycles and hunting. He lives in Englewood, where he will be working on his new home.