Electrical Engineering Technician
Kurt Smith found his passion for electrical engineering while completing the instrumentation and electronics program at Pearl River Community College.
Today, he works as an Assembly & Test Technician II, where his daily responsibilities include learning from the technicians who built the engines that powered the Apollo 11 space mission and ensuring his work is performed flawlessly so the hardware performs exactly as expected.
For those interested in a career like his, Kurt recommends having a willingness to learn. “This is an industry that’s growing every day,” he says. “You need to be able to grow with it and be open to a lot of on-the-job training."
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