Mr. Plengey has taught welding at WCTC for the last 22 years. He is an AWS certified structural welder with All-Position and Unlimited Thickness ratings. Prior to teaching Mr. Plengey worked for 16 years at Maine Cascade Iron Works in Clinton, ME. During his tenure there he held a variety of positions, including Leadman, Welder, Foreman and Production Manager and Estimator. He built a 34 foot steel sloop and an aluminum airplane. Under his tutelage, 117 students have passed the AWS QC3-89 structural test to date.