Adjunct Instructor, Welding
Victor Silva has been in the welding and metal trades for approximately 35 years. He began as a Pile Driver, out of Wilmington, CA from 1984-1998. During that time, Victor also completed his college degrees and began teaching at several community colleges. Such as Cerritos College, El Camino College, Los Angeles Pierce College, and Long Beach City College, where he has gladly served for the past twenty years.
While an instructor at LBCC, Victor also works as a Senior Metalworker in Downtown Los Angeles at the Headquarters Beaudry Building in the Technical Services Unit. He serves as a subject matter expert concerning various metal members and structures. Furthermore, Victor also commits time to update and review all types of LAUSD specifications and standards regarding structuring and equipment across the district.
In addition, he has the pleasure and experience of teaching multiple ESL welding programs in for various companies, such as Arco Oil Refinery, Brown & Root Company, and Waltow AOV Inc. Aero Space Company.