Byron Zarrabi

Program Coordinator and Faculty
Bill J. Priest Institute

Byron Zarrabi is an alumnus of Mountain View’s Welding Technology program, where he earned an associate degree and learned welding under program coordinator Dewayne Roy. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Texas at Dallas.

He has worked as a combination welder and team leader for Fluor Daniel Construction in Dallas, in power plants in the DFW area and in the marine industry building large aluminum vessels in Seattle. He began teaching in Mountain View College’s Welding Technology program as an adjunct instructor in 2002 and in Fall 2008 became the Welding program coordinator and a full-time faculty member at El Centro College, where he organized and started an Industrial Arts and Technologies section for the continuing education program.