-After college I went to work for General Motors. I was soon drafted into the Army where I served for 3 years. Not wanting to return to accounting after my discharge, I hired on with Shell Oil Co, in Martinez Ca. I started as an operator in the Distilling/ Hydroprocessing department. I worked my way up to process controller, team leader and eventually department mentor.
As the mentor, I was sent to Port Arthur Texas to learn the new Envision Simulator. After returning to Martinez, I was responsible for all the training using the new Simulator. After retiring from Shell Oil co. I was hired by LMC to teach in the PTEC department.
I am proud to have been one of the original instructors and I feel privileged to help prepare students for a career in the Petro-Chemical industry.
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