Meet The Team
Synergi Welder Jerome Ransome Speaks to His Experience In The Industry
Did you know that quality welding is invisible 99% of the time? As a highly skilled position, welding jobs continue to see a steady increase in demand.
April is marked as the National Welding Month to raise awareness about the shortage of trade skills in the welding industry, and its career paths, and to acknowledge all the ways that welding holds the world together.
Beyond the feature stairs, decorative railings, and ornamental metals they help manufacture, Synergi’s welders play a key role in the safety of our products and structures. Synergi would like to recognize National Welding Month with an interview from one of our welders, Jerome Ransome!
WHAT EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS ROLE?
Welding certification – standards are different at each company, individual tests.
HOW MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE ARE REQUIRED IN YOUR INDUSTRY?
3 plus years is required at Synergi.
“WELDING IS LIKE AN ART.”
WHAT DOES THE POSITION ENTAIL?
Welding is the fusion of metals. Mostly stainless steel at the Synergi Shop. There are 3 categories of welds: Tig, Mig, & Stick. Synergi Welders use all three of these welds.
WHAT PURPOSE DOES THIS ROLE SERVE?
Cosmetic or structural.
WHAT TYPE OF ENVIRONMENT DO YOU WORK IN?
Shop environment with extreme heat in summer.
WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS PROFESSION TO SOMEONE LOOKING TO START A NEW CAREER?
Yes but, only if the goal is long-term, takes a long time to get good at the role, not an instant gratification role. Welding is like an art.