Dave Mackenzie studied the arts in university and tried many jobs before discovering metal fabrication. He recently found his own way to a new career as a high school welding instructor.
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I was proud to work in oil and gas. But with layoffs and wage cuts, all I cared about was my crew
Dave Mackenzie supervised welding crews that built massive steel structures for oil and gas fields. But with so many layoffs in a struggling industry, he reflects on what his career and crew meant to him.