Meet The Faculty - Robert Long

Robert Long

Certifications/Licensure/Professional Associations

  • American Welding Society (AWS) – Certified Welding Inspector
  • AWS – Certified Welding Educator
  • AWS - Welder Performance Qualifier Endorsement
  • Lincoln Electric/FANUC RJ-R30 ArcMate Series Robotics Certified
  • Omax Corporation’s Maxiem Waterjet Machine Tool Certified

Robert Long is both a Certified Welding Inspectors (CWI) and Certified Welding Educators (CWE) by the American Welding Society. 

  • The Certified Welding Inspector certification involves great responsibility and remarkable skill demonstration. The CWI® is widely recognized, both nationally and internationally, and successful companies have come to rely on this AWS certification when ensuring the highest level of quality workmanship.
  • The Certified Welding Educator Program (CWE) confirms the ability, talent and knowledge to specifically direct and perform operations associated with welder training and classroom instruction.

For more information about a Certified Welding Inspector

For information about the Lincoln Electric Robotic Welding Training


B.S. East Carolina University
AAS Nash Community College

Professional Experience

Lead Welding Instructor at Johnston Community College
Adjunct Welding Instructor at Wilson Community College
Adjunct Welding Instructor at Nash Community College
Certified Welding Inspector


Member of the American Welding Society
Faculty Advisor for the Applied Industrial Technology Club
Skills USA NC Welding Sculpture Contest Chair

Contact Information

Robert Long
Lead Welding Instructor
(919) 464-2284