Local 421/JATC is currently accepting resumes for part/full-time welding instructors at all of our Training Centers in both North & South Carolina for evening, weekend and summer classes.

If you have a passion to someday teach and want to be part of our team to train the future generation of UA LU 421/MTC welders, to meet the growing needs of our local contractors as well as the UA manpower need throughout the country, email or fax your resume’ to us at Evelio@UALocal421.org / 704-721-0518.

Ideal candidates should meet the following: UA member in good standing with 10 – 20+ years of welding experience in the nuclear, powerhouse, refinery, paper mill, high purity, commercial high-rise and data center fields. Should also possess current UA certs in SMAW/GTAW/GMAW. CWI certification or be able to pass the CWI exam. Current and non-expired UA certifications. Be able to pass UA 21, 22, 41, & 63.

CWI Testing Locations

Charleston Training Center

2556 Oscar Johnson Drive
N. Charleston, SC 29405


Keith Batson
Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Testing at Charleston, SC location only after prior approval and scheduling.
Please call ahead to make sure the ATR will be able to schedule your test.
Any other times will require prior approval by the Training Director.

Concord Training Center

285 Litaker Lane
Concord, NC 28025


Billy Boulware
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Wendell Training Center

350 East 4th Street
Wendell, NC 27591


Donald Bean
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Billy Platt
Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

(Limited space available for practice and/or testing. Call ahead to schedule)


For questions or concerns please send us a message using our contact form.