Currently based in Kentucky with Boyd Caterpillar, Steve Works has served over three decades as a Caterpillar Electric Power Generation technical representative. His duties include end-user ‘best practice’ surveys, operational training, EPSS maintenance and contingency planning, upgrades, repairs, and replacement solutions.
For over ten years, Steve was a civilian contractor tasked with training the US Army Corps of Engineers (249th Battalion; Huntsville AL) on Acceptance of Diesel-Powered Generator Sets (Course #106). Overseas duties included the revamping of EPSS equipment at the US Embassy in Sana’a Yemen, power plant rebuilds for Turks and Caicos, and US disaster recovery efforts during Hurricanes Isabel, Katrina, Rita and Sandy.
In 2010, Steve was named as a Technical Advisor to Dan Chisholm, Sr (MGI / Chairman of Technical Committees Responsible for NFPA 110 & 111); and in 2017, was appointed to those same committees. As the principal owner of Works Power, he also serves as a consultant with Dan to assess hospital, university, and nursing home EPSS’s; and regularly speaks at healthcare conferences across the US.
Receiving ‘CHEPP’ certification through MGI, Steve’s technical training and certifications include Caterpillar diesel and natural gas gensets, ATS and paralleling switchgear (ASCO, Russelectric, GE Zenith, Eaton) and industry standard EPSS controls and equipment (Woodward, Basler, AVO, FLIR).
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He has worked both as a design engineer and a solutions engineer on end-of-line packaging automation systems for 7 years.
These completely automated lines have been powering some of the leading food & beverage, water, dairy, home & personal care, edible oil, and lube oil producers in the Europe and MENA regions.
He combines industrial engineering and marketing experience to ensure that SENS is delivering valuable content for our audience across all our channels.
He received his MS in Mechanical Engineering from the faculty of Engineering of the Lebanese University.