Diesel Tech,Merchant Marine Chief Engineer,CDL "A" Driver
I worked in the last 47 yrs. for 31 different companies. • January 1966 - June 2013
Hey life's an adventure.Started working at the D&H RR during the summer break of 1966.In 3 months I was able to do a pre trip check start the engine and move it from the round house to the fueling area.From then on it was diesel&gas farm equipment,then into a full truck&auto repair center,building&racing stock cars at 18yrs.Then driving and repairing semi trucks.Rebuilt my first Detroit Diesel at 18yrs.Drove in 9 states and Eastern Canada.Read every truck and auto book I could get my hands on.Joined the Panamanian Merchant Marines and eventually a US Merchant Marine for 12 yrs,worked at the Kennedy Space Center for 7 yrs.
ESI EMD engine school
EMD certified engine tech, 2 cycle train,power systems&marine diesel engines • January 2000 - January 2001