Meet Our Trainers

We have many experienced trainers currently working in the process industry. Vector University is dedicated to helping customers with most up to date knowledge to keep their processes running safely, optimally and cost effective. Our courses include Basic Instrumentation, Fire and Gas and Advanced Analytics. Spots are limited! Reserve your seat now and join us for the course that will teach you what you need to know about numerous technologies. Visit the full schedule for additional information on each session and course offerings.

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Scott Childs

Scott Childs

Trainer / Service Engineer

Scott Childs has spent the last 36 years working with instrumentation in the field service industry, performing process measurement and control support. During this time, he managed jobs, projects, people, performed start-ups, provided consultation for customers, calibrated instrumentation, provided customer training and helped trouble-shoot various difficult application and instrumentation issues to help customer achieve their process measurement requirements and needs. His career although very diverse, has involved spending time in almost every type of product manufacturing plant, which has given him a very broad knowledge of how different industries operate and ideas that can be carried over from one industry to another, to resolve similar process measurement issues. The time spent within these industries, has been very helpful in understanding what instruments work best in various applications and how and where to install them to achieve the best results. This allows him to teach through experience and past his knowledge onto others.

Chris Fournet

Trainer / Senior Application Specialist

A professional with over 31 years of instrumentation experience, Chris Fournet will excite you with his wit and wisdom. Instrumentation is not only a job for Chris but a passion. He loves all aspects of the industry and enjoys helping the sales team and customers solve problems. Chris graduated with a Associate of Applied Science in Electronics and Instrumentation from Lamar University. Additionally, he is certified from the Instrument Society of America(ISA) Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) and earned Endress+Hauser’s Black Belt in Level, Pressure, Temperature and Service. He has obtained much of his experience working 22 years for Motiva as well as past positions with Texaco Research and Texaco Chemical. In 2014 he became part of the Vector CAG family as Senior Application Specialist. His Vector University training focus is on Instrument 101/102, Level 101/102, Pressure, Temperature and Williamson Flare Products. He also provides other technical support to our sales team and customers. In his free time, he enjoys playing in the dirt; riding dirt bikes, 4 wheelers and side by sides.

Chris Fournet


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