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Arturo Lopez
Arturo Lopez
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Arturo Lopez

JM Eagle

Richmond, TX USA

"Face the challenge with your head up high because there’s no other way to challenge the world than with your shoulders back and chin up."

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Arturo's work combines: Engineering, Technology, and Problem Solving

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Day In The Life

Electro-Mechanical Technician

I perform maintenance for a plastic pipe manufacturing plant.

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Day In The Life Of An Electro-Mechanical Technician

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Associate's Degree

    Liberal Arts

  • Vocational

    Electrical Power and Control

    Texas State Technical College

Life & Career Milestones

I've taken a lot of twists and turns

  • 1.

    I was born and raised in Richmond, Texas.

  • 2.

    I went to community college and earned my associate degree in liberal arts.

  • 3.

    I was going to transfer to the University of Houston but I started making bad decisions and lost focus.

  • 4.

    I started working in construction and started my own small business as a subcontractor, but I was still making negative lifestyle choices.

  • 5.

    After causing an accident at work, I decided to try a different path and go to trade school.

  • 6.

    I went to Texas State Technical College and graduated from the electrical power and control program.

  • 7.

    I now work for a plastic pipe manufacturer doing electrical and mechanical maintenance—not only do I love the job, but I’m also able to provide more than enough for my family!