Darwin B., Machine Builder & Maintenance Technician

Meet Darwin B., one of PMG’s valued technicians who specializes
in machine building and maintenance. Darwin has been with the company for
almost four years and is currently on his fifth PMG project. Learn more about
Darwin in the Q&A session below!

with Darwin B.

long have you been working in manufacturing?

28 years.

What drew you
to the trade?

I started in Dallas when my family started to grow up.  I do everything. Machine building, maintenance, millwright work, welding.

Have you had
any formal training?

When I was 12 years old, I learned a lot from my father. When I was older, I went to school for pipe fitting and pipe welding.

Before working at PMG, what was the most unusual or interesting
job you’ve ever had?

I worked in a power plant.

What do you like most about working for PMG?

I like to do everything
and I like challenging work. I like the variety of the work and not always
doing the same thing. I like learning new things.

What is one thing you miss or wish you had with you
while on the road?

I miss my Siberian husky.

How do you balance your career at PMG and family?

I FaceTime with my family.

What are some career lessons you’ve learned thus far?

  • Always continue learning
  • Be open to learning new things
  • Always learn things step-by-step; it helps reduce mistakes

you’re not working, what sort of hobbies do you like to do in your free time?

I like
talking to my family and friends and watching videos. I like keeping my mind

What it’s like to be a traveling technician.

Check out PMG’s webinar on what it’s like to be a traveling technician!

In this session, we examine what a traveling PMG Technician is, why our technicians do what they do, and how they manage their schedules. 

When: January 23, 2019 1:00 PM Central Time

Topic: Manufacturing in the future: the changes yet to come

Every third Wednesday of the month, PMG will be hosting a manufacturing-related webinar.

Join us for our first webinar in 2019 as we explore what future changes are expected as manufacturing continues to evolve. In this session, we’ll explore Industry 4.0 and how it’s impacting the sector. We’ll highlight key areas of change including IoT, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, additive manufacturing and more.

How to Attend?

Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KWpQdeOCQjGOIEI_ldb08g

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

We look forward to your participation!