James Kernan has over 20 years of experience in airplane and helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO). He worked as a shot peening process engineer for manual, flapper, wheel, and automated nozzle and then transitioned workload to new robotic nozzle computer monitored equipment. James has developed training for operators and technical briefings for engineers. From developing repairs on critical safety aircraft parts to managing shot peening shop operations, Mr. Kernan brings relevant information to anyone at entry level, journeyman, manager, or engineer.
- Improve the quality and control of shot peening and blast cleaning processes to meet increased demands in critical applications such as aerospace, automotive, medical, mining and more
- Expand levels of professionalism and craftmanship throughout the industry
- Offer an exam and certification program to denote higher levels of education for individuals and organizations
- Provide a forum for vendors to share their products and services with end-users