Instructor Bio's

Lynn Wahler - Apprentice Coordinator

  • Lynn Wahler started his apprenticeship in 1974. He is currently a welding instructor at Niagara
  • Career and Technical Center and has been there for 20 years.
  • Certified NYS Teacher
  • OSHA 500 & 501 Instructor
  • Bachelors degree from Buffalo State College
  • Apprentice Coordinator since 2002
  • Completed Iron Workers Coordinator Program              

Arnold Beiter

  • Arnie began his apprenticeship in 2006. He served a 4 year apprenticeship in Niagara Falls, Local 9.
  • Pre-engineered Building Instructor
  • Foreman Training
  • OSHA 30
  • Alfred State for Welding
  • DOT & AWS Welder 

Anton Gricar

  • Anton Gricar started his apprenticeship in 1994. He has completed his 3 year apprenticeship in Niagara Falls, Local 9.
  • Ornamental Instructor
  • Foreman Training
  • DOT & AWS Certified Welder
  • OSHA 30
  • Completed PDC Courses

Timothy Hall

  • Tim Hall started his apprenticeship in 1983 in Los Angeles Local 433. He transferred into Local 9 in 1990.
  • Orientation Instructor
  • Rigging Instructor
  • Structural Steel Instructor
  • Foreman Training
  • OSHA 30
  • History Instructor
  • Survival of the Fittest Instructor
  • Completed PDC Courses
  • Certified to teach proper handling of lead

Albert Lewis - Welding Instructor

  • Albert Lewis started his apprenticeship in 1989. He completed his 3 year apprenticeship in Niagara Falls, Local 9.
  • Welding Instructor
  • Foreman Training
  • AWS & DOT Welder
  • CWICWE
  • OSHA 30
  • Blueprint Instructor
  • Rigging Instructor
  • Completed PDC Courses

Chris Masters - Rigging Instructor

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