At JGM, we’re dedicated to growing our team thoughtfully with our core values at the forefront of every hiring decision we make. That’s why Austen Chambers was the right choice for the mechanical superintendent position that became available at JGM earlier this year.
We turned the spotlight on Austen to find out more about his values in the field and to hear some words of advice for others looking to follow in his footsteps. Keep reading to learn more and find out some fun facts about Austen, too!
Please introduce yourself:
Austen: Hello, my name is Austen Chambers I am a Mechanical Superintendent here at JGM. I have been with the company since January of 2022.
What are your daily job responsibilities at JGM?
Austen: Here at JGM, I supervise and direct work in the field. I make sure things are done correctly and safely.
What is your favorite part about working at JGM?
Austen: My favorite part about working at JGM is how close-knit everyone is, I was welcomed with open arms when I was hired.
If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?
Austen: A yacht salesman.
What is one piece of advice you would give to someone pursuing a career in welding, fabrication, engineering, etc.?
Austen: Attend a trade school first. Then start at an entry-level position and get a good understanding of how construction in the field or in the shop works. Then make the decision if you want to continue your education to be an engineer or work towards more of a manager position.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Austen: I really enjoy being outside, like hunting and fishing. I love watching college football. I am a huge Georgia Bulldogs fan. Also, when I have time, I enjoy shooting guns.
What’s something about you (a fun fact) that few people know or that might surprise people?
Austen: I enjoy working at heights.
If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you?
Austen: Ashton Kutcher.
If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?
Austen: I would bring a magnifying glass, a satellite phone, and a fishing pole
At JGM, we are focused on success of the company and team starting day one. If you are interested in joining a company who supports growth, offers competitive benefits, and provides awesome perks, view our available positions and apply today.