Technician Spotlight

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!

Q&A with Darwin B.

How 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

When 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 busy.