Glenn's Tire Mechanic Earns Master Automobile Technician ASE Certification
A young mechanic at Glenn's Tire & Service in Melbourne, FL is now one of only 87,580 mechanics in the US to receive the Master Automobile Technician certification by the ASE.
- Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL (1888PressRelease) April 25, 2012 - Glenn's Tire & Service in Melbourne announced that Justin Christy, lead technician in their mechanical service department, has received the Master Automobile Technician (MAT) certification. The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (NIASE), commonly known as 'ASE', awards the MAT certification.
Christy joined the Glenn's Tire & Service team as an automotive technician in 2007. He brings 12 years of technical experience to his position. Prior to this most recent certification, he held two ASE certifications. In the five years since joining the company, Christy received the six necessary additional ASE Certifications, earning him the Master Automobile Technician designation. He becomes one of only 87,580 certified Master Automobile Technicians in the United States.
Randy Carmichael, President of Glenn's Tire & Service Company had this to say, "We are extremely proud of Justin's achievement in earning his ASE Master Certification. It is a pleasure to work with a person who is so driven to learn and grow in his chosen profession. We look forward to continuing to help Justin pursue additional achievements in the rapidly changing automotive service field."
Master Automobile Technician is one of the highest levels of certification a professional auto mechanic can achieve. According to the NIASE, it is reserved for, "the best of the best." When not working or studying, Christy spends time with his seven-year old daughter and enjoys a wide variety of outdoor sports such as fishing and hunting, which they frequently enjoy together.
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence was established in 1972 as a non-profit organization to help improve the quality of automotive service and repair through the voluntary testing and certification of automotive technicians and parts specialists. Today, there are over 350,000 ASE-certified professionals at work in dealerships, independent shops, collision repair shops, auto parts stores, fleets, schools and colleges throughout the country. For more information about ASE, visit www.ase.com.
About Glenn's Tire & Service Company
Since 1952, Glenn's Tire & Service Company has provided quality service for automobiles, recreational vehicles and commercial fleet vehicles. The company offers tires by MICHELIN®, Bridgestone, Firestone, Goodyear and many others. Mechanical repair and general maintenance services include brake repair, wheel alignment, factory scheduled maintenance, tune-ups, and engine repair services for all vehicles weighing up to one-ton. Heavy truck wheel alignment, suspension repair, and DOT inspections are also available. Conveniently located at 2726 S. Harbor City Blvd. in Melbourne, a mile south of the Melbourne Causeway on US1. For more information, visit www.GlennsTire.com or call 321-723-0751.
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