Jay Chocklett is a Safety/Health/Environmental trainer and consultant. He is a Nationally Certified Pool Operator, in addition to serving as a Licensed Pool and Spa Instructor in the state of South Carolina for over a decade. Jay holds certification for DOT, HAZWOPER, CPO, OSHA, POR and both Physical/Chemical and Biological Wastewater and Water training. He is also a Wastewater Operator for over 13 years. Jay has over 15 years of experience in the manufacturing, chemical production, hazardous materials transport and wastewater/water arena.
Additionally, Jay is the Lab Manager for the repair and equipment servicing for numerous industrial clients. Jay obtained a B.S. in Chemistry from Newberry College. Jay obtained a Masters Degree from EKU in Safety, Security and Emergency Management. Jay is an OSHA authorized trainer for General Industry. He is a member of NFPA and belongs to the Fire Education and Technical Committee.
Jays current research interests include: i)the development of new techniques for more efficient (de)nitrification processes and ii) the elucidation of trace ammonia contamination in electroplating processes. Furthermore, he is active in developing new techniques for computer-based permanent and mobile lab equipment with direct-reading instruments. In addition to his many training and consulting activities, Jay is an amateur radio enthusiast (KG-4ULS) and has avid interests in astronomy, electronics, fishing, hunting, and restoring boats and radios.