Penny Estey is a Red Seal Journeywoman Ironworker/Welder based out of Windsor, Ontario. She began working in construction in her 20’s as a Sider’s Helper and moved her way up to Operations Manager over the course of 7 years, followed by operating her own siding installation business for 2 years.
Wanting a change at 32 and eager to learn welding ornamental pieces, she joined the Ironworkers union as an apprentice in 2007 and has worked across Canada on various worksites and projects. In 2015 Penny joined the KickAss team as a mentor and has since attending various events as a speaker, workshop facilitator and exhibitor.
Penny is active in the betterment of the skilled trades industry, she sits on various committeess and is a strong voice in the advocacy and support of equality, diversity and inclusion.