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Meet Brent Rankin. He has worked hard at TTX and has earned his title as Mechanical Engineer, SOLIDWORKS/PDM Administrator, Professional Engineer! He has worked at TTX for 4 years.

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น? My job entails managing the SOLIDWORKS/PDM software and the library of 3D models. I also help the Engineering department with any questions regarding SOLIDWORKS, and to help people become more proficient with the program


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ปโ€™๐˜ ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜? Milk!! I donโ€™t drink coffee or energy drinks but need milk! There was a time, a very long time, that I would drink around 4 gallons of milk a week! I have since toned that down to save some for my wife and 2 children.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด? I enjoy going for ATV rides up in the woods with my family, driving and sightseeing around the county, sitting around a campfire, bowling, and talking about cars (and other vehicles too)!


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Meet Chris Stammer! He is a Project Engineer who has worked at TTX for 8 years!


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น? Seeing a project through from start to finish.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น? Understanding the importance of customer relationships.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ? What you learned from school is important, but how you continue to learn is key to a successful career.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ง๐—ซ? Coming into work telling all my TTX friends I am going to be a Dad.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ? Working with people in the company. TTX is my second family and it's nice to have the support from everyone.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ปโ€™๐˜ ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜? Zebra cakes


๐—™๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ \ ๐—ง๐—ฉ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜„? Youโ€™re gonna need a bigger boat - Jaws


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด? I like to dabble in just about everything from Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Gaming, Media, and Eating!



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Meet Abby Grommet, Environmental Sales Engineer. She has worked at TTX for 9 years!


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น? I work with companies that have water and/or wastewater issues and match their needs with TTXโ€™s capabilities.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น? People skills. How to work and communicate with non-engineers, customers, people of different generations, etc.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ผ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ? Donโ€™t be afraid to jump in and get your hands dirty. Learn as much as you can.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ? I get to visit many facilities in a wide variety of industries. From foundries to food/beverage processing, aerospace, automotive, and more, I really enjoy seeing how different products are made. It gives me an appreciation for how much effort goes into manufacturing products that we use every day.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ปโ€™๐˜ ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜? Excel spreadsheets


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ธ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด? Gardening



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Meet Tom Peters, a Project Engineer who has worked for TTX for 8 months.

๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—น? Working with a lot of people from different areas of expertise and bringing all their hard work together to start/finish a paint system.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น? Being able to adapt and prioritize to the unplanned events which occur on the job site.


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ง๐—ซ? Completing my first paint system installation


๐—ช๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ปโ€™๐˜ ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜? Cheese


๐—™๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฒ \ ๐—ง๐—ฉ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜„? "Aim for the bushes"




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