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Tyler Wells named SGTC electrical systems technology instructor

AMERICUS — Tyler Wells of Pineview has been named the electrical systems yechnology instructor for South Georgia Technical College’s Americus campus.
In this position, Wells will be responsible for teaching students in classroom and lab environments, as well as advising. He will evaluate student performance, progress, and procedural competencies and stay current in the electrical systems industry through professional development and training.
The electrical systems technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in residential and commercial electrical industries by utilizing a combination of theory and practical applications necessary for successful employment. Wells will report to Academic Dean David Finley, Ed.D., and Vice President for Academic Affairs John Watford, Ed.D.
Wells is a graduate of the electrical systems technology program at South Georgia Tech and is pleased to transition into the role of instructor at his alma mater. Previously, he was a service technician at Wescott Sales and Service in Hawkinsville and a product specialist at Ag Technologies in Cordele. As service technician at Wescott, he gained experience with three-phase motor control systems and heavy equipment. At Ag Technologies, he provided precision agriculture solutions to progressive farmers that utilize global positioning system (GPS) technology to guide and control various vehicles and application equipment in modern farming.
Wells says he enjoys working with people and helping them hone their skills.
“I enjoy giving people information and the advice they need to become knowledgeable and confident in their daily duties,” he said.
South Georgia Tech’s electrical systems technology program has a co-op partnership with MetroPower Inc. Some students gain employment at MetroPower and receive training through the electrical systems technology program at SGTC while they work. The leading electrical construction and service company serves residential, industrial, institutional and commercial communities throughout the United States with offices in Albany, Norcross, Columbus, Hazelhurst, and Macon; as well as Greer, South Carolina; Miramar Beach and Tallahassee, Florida; and Birmingham, Alabama.