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Chancellor says Marcellus shale jobs are there

By Jeff Jenkins in News | June 17, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — All two dozen students who recently completed two-year training certificates for jobs in the Marcellus shale industry got jobs and they are making about $70,000 a year according to state Community and Technical College Chancellor Jim Skidmore.

Skidmore updated state lawmakers Tuesday on the program that is offered at Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont and West Virginia Northern Community College in Wheeling. He said there’s room for growth at both campuses.

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