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Al Smith has extensive experience in the field of instrumentation.

Education San Jacinto College Houston, TX

Degree in Computer Electronics

Work Experience March 2001 – Aug. 2002 -  AWC, Inc. Houston, TX

Manufacturers Rep Firm representing – Brooks Instrument, Kenco, Teltru, Nuova Fima, Hoke-Gyrolok, Siemens, Ashcroft, Skinner, BS & B, Circle Seal and Dopak.

Inside Sales

Product Manager for Brooks Variable Area Flowmeters -

Customer Service, order entry and purchasing of flowmeters and instrumentation.

Dec. 1999 – March 2001 - Linco Electomatic Houston, TX

Manufacturers Rep Firm representing – Smith Meter, Invalco, Polysonics, Fuji, FMC Schlumberger, FMC Peco, Emco, Enertec, Scott Bacharach, etc.

Outside Sales

Selling flowmeters and related instrumentation to chemical plants, refineries, and municipalities.

Sept. 1995 – Dec. 1999 - Moody Bros. Inc. Houston, TX

Manufacturers Rep/Systems Integrator

Sales, service and repair of chemical feed systems, chlorinators, flowmeters, chart recorders, gas detectors, pumps, level detectors, analyzers, PLCs, etc.

Service Manager/Job Coordinator

Manage and train technicians and inside field support staff.  Coordinate with engineers, contractors, and end users in construction, sales and service of chemical feed systems.  Inspected and started up systems after construction.  Calibrated and repaired instruments and systems.

May 1978 – Aug. 1995 - Polysonics, Inc. Houston, TX

Manufacturer of ultrasonic flowmeters -

Manufactures Doppler, Transit time, and Open channel flowmeters

Bench Technician, First three months of employment.  Promoted to Field Service Tech., then to Manager of Service Dept., Responsible for bench repair work to component level, and field service of Utrasonic flowmeters.

Managed, hired and supervised Repair Technicians. Have  attained a complete understanding of analog and digital circuitry to a component level, prototypes, and bread-boarding. Also responsible for field service calls and customer training both domestic and foreign. On service trips conducted classes for both customers and sales representatives. Conducted plant start up assistance and Instrumentation repair. 1989 promoted to Quality Control Manager where I managed quality control technicians.  1990 promoted to Product Manager.

1990 Part time (weekends) Heath Kit Houston, TX

Repaired electronic test equipment