Jim Smith

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Jim started his career with the United Kingdom Atom Energy Authority and British Nuclear Fuels as an Instrument Apprentice, where he went on to be a shift supervisor. He studied at Widnes Technical College England and the Open University. Upon completion of his studies, he travelled extensively through the Middle East in the Oil and Gas industry (Bahrain, Yemen, Algeria, Libya and Oman) Whilst working in Oman he was recruited by ESI Solar Turbines as a commissioning Field Service Engineer, covering the whole of the Solar Fleet for the International Division and supporting the industrial gas turbine power generation and compressor packages. He took on the lead role in Commissioning and startups with Major International Solar customers, Chevron Venezuela, GUPCO Egypt, Occidental Oman, Petronas Malaysia, Maersk Denmark, and Gas Prom Luk Oil Russia. Jim left field service to take up duties as Senior Technical Trainer with the Solar Training department facilitating extensive training on all aspects of the Solar Fleet Gas turbine compressors and Power Generation Saturn through Titan250 packages. This included Hands on Training for Solar Employees and Solar Customers. Jim has extensive knowledge of maintenance, systems and Logic Controllers, and solar RSlogixs 5000. Jim’s Career extended to 25 years for Solar/ Cat until he retired in 2001.Since his retirement Jim has continued to support OEM’s and Independent training organizations with the design, creation and delivery of Technical training.

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