Meet James J., a Manufacturing Technician at PMG. James has worked for PMG for almost one year and recently completed his second PMG project. Learn more about him in the Q&A session below!
Q&A with James
How long have you been working in manufacturing?
Approximately 15 years on and off.
What drew you to the trade?
I enjoy keeping busy and working with my hands.
Have you had any formal training?
On the job training.
Before working at PMG, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
The most interesting and memorable job that I had was working in North Pole, Alaska on an oil field.
What do you like most about working for PMG?
The recruiters and project managers are very helpful. I enjoy working long hours, keeping busy and learning new trades.
What is one thing you miss or wish you had with you while on the road?
The one thing that I miss the most is my wife.
How do you balance your career at PMG and family?
I talk to my family daily and make sure to take a small break after my project ends to spend time with my family.
What are some career lessons you’ve learned thus far?
Everything is different, pay attention and learn as much as you can.
When you’re not working, what sort of hobbies do you like to do in your free time?
I like to visit my parents in Alabama and go mud riding in my big truck.
What is something fun you’re looking forward to in 2019?
I am looking forward to buying our first home.