This time around, with unemployment sliding below 6 percent, it’s the allure of jobs, said Ron Logreco, the assistant dean at CCAC’s West Hills Center. “This summer, when Shell announced the cracker plant, we knew right away that our welding courses might fill, and sure enough, five weeks before the deadline to register, they filled,” Logreco said. Royal Dutch Shell announced in June it would build a multibillion-dollar petrochemical plant in southern Beaver County. The ethylene cracker will break down large molecules from oil and natural gas to produce polyethylene, a common plastic, according to Shell. Shell officials said it will take about 6,000 workers to build the plant. Logreco said when construction is at its peak, about 2,000 will be welders. Construction should start in the next 18 months and last several years. my company“That’s the plan,” said Devlin Colaluca, 22, of Robinson. Colaluca works 9-to-5 doing non-welding tasks in a nonunion steamfitters shop.
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