After completing US Navy Nuclear Power school and Electrical “A” school, Jon spent 4 years as an operator/maintenance tech in naval nuclear propulsion plants. After leaving the Navy in 1994, Jon worked in various industrial maintenance positions throughout the Northwest including an OSB plant, Sawmills, Aluminum Smelter, OEM Panel Manufactures, and Papermills.
In 2008 Jon was promoted to a supervisor position in charge an Electrical and Instrumentation crew at a major paper manufacture in eastern Washington. In 2011 Jon had the opportunity to become and Electrical Instructor at the Columbia Generating Station Nuclear Power Plant in Richland Washington becoming a certified Nuclear Instructor by the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). Jon’s specialties include Motors, Controls, PLC and Industrial Automation.