John Vickery, Anderson County’s director of fleet services, and building maintenance team member Jeff McCracken, worked outside in the cold Wednesday afternoon to clear the sidewalks and the area surrounding the Courthouse in Clinton in preparation for the opening of business on Thursday morning.
Scott Smith, a mechanic in the Anderson County Government Motor Pool Department, has recently earned the Emergency Vehicle Technician certification from the EVT Certification Commission Inc.
The new Emergency Vehicle Technician certification allows Smith to maintain, inspect and test Anderson County’s ambulances and their heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems. The certification also allows Anderson County Motor Pool to conduct state vehicle inspections on county ambulances.
Smith, who has worked in the Motor Pool Department for three years, said he plans to continue pursuing other certification opportunities through the EVT Certification Commission. “It’s great to be able to do this,” he said. [Read more…]