Darren Smith

Instructor & Consultant

Darren joined the Snell Group in 2023 as an instructor and consultant.  Darren has knowledge of electrical systems in an industrial setting. He has performed several electrical motor and system diagnoses with his work in the Air Compressor world.  He also performed routine and preventive maintenance of complex systems as well as work in refrigeration systems.  Darren has been a road service technician for 13 years.

Darren is also a United States Air Force veteran.  He served as an Aerospace Ground Equipment mechanic.  He worked on Diesel generators, Motor generators, Frequency Converter, diesel and electric Air conditioner units, diesel and electric heaters, and diesel and electric hydraulic test stands. Darren served for 4 years as a Field Training Detachment Instructor.

Darren's last position prior to joining The Snell Group was Maintenance and Reliability Senior Supervisor for the Cargill Animal Nutrition Plant

Darren Has a Bachelor of Science degree in Technical Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.  He also has an Associate of Applied Science degree as an Instructor of Technology and Military Science as well as Aerospace Ground Equipment Technology.  Darren has an OSHA 10 Certificate and previously held an MSHA certificate.  

Darren's hobbies include camping, home DIY projects, working on cars, and spending time with his wife.