Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (Wednesday, June 8, 2022) – FortisTCI is pleased to announce the recent promotion of nine employees to various roles within the Company.
Jerry Clerveaux has been promoted from Manager of Information, Communication and Technologies (ICT) to Director of Enterprise Technology. In his new capacity, he is responsible for developing enterprise-wide technology innovation, optimal use of information, communication, and operations technology (ICOT), and effective use of information systems to support the Company’s business objectives. Clerveaux holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, a Masters in Business Administration, a Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, and a Certificate in Leadership and Management from the Institute of Leadership and Management. He also earned numerous technical certifications and is certified in ISO/IEC 20000-1 Information Technology Service Management Systems. Clerveaux joined the company in 2014 as Supervisor of Information Technology and was promoted across roles.
Robyn Forbes has been promoted from Senior Human Resource Officer to Manager of Learning and Development. In her new role, Forbes will assist in coordinating and administering the Company’s talent management and learning and development strategy, including life cycle management, designing and implementing systems, practices, procedures, and policies to meet the organization’s strategic goals and objectives. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and certificates in Human Resource from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Association for Talent Development (ATD). Forbes joined the Company in 2014 and was promoted across roles.
Kerwin Arthur has been promoted from Senior Plant Operator to Plant Control Shift Supervisor. In his new capacity, Arthur will provide oversight of the senior and junior plant operators and manage the operational crew dispatch and coordination to respond to faults, outages, and emergencies on the grid. He will also oversee the monitoring of the generating distribution system. He holds an Associate degree in Computer and Engineering Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. Arthur is a Journeyman Meter Technician and is certified by the American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) as a Diesel Plant Engineer, First Class. Arthur joined FortisTCI in 2009 and was promoted across roles.
Kelorian Forbes has been promoted from Lineman to Powerline Technician Foreman. In his new capacity, Forbes will provide leadership to and work as part of a line crew in the safe and efficient construction, operation and maintenance of the land-based and subsea transmission and distribution systems. Forbes joined the Company in 2006 as a Junior Plant Operator, and was promoted to Lineman Apprentice I (now known as Power Line Technician Apprentice) in 2009. Having completed four levels of the Powerline Technician apprenticeship program, he was certified as a Powerline Technician and promoted as such in 2012. He is also a certified Electrician.
Jeffrey Desir has been promoted from Powerline Technician Apprentice 4 to a certified Powerline Technician. In his role, Desir works to support the safe and efficient construction, operation, and maintenance of the transmission and distribution system. Desir is also a certified Electrician and Power Generation Maintenance Electrician Level lll of the National Center for Construction and Education Research (NCCER). Desir joined the Company in 2011.
Navardo Arthur has been promoted from Substation Technician l to Substation Technician ll. In his new role, Arthur will build on his skills in Substation maintenance and operations. He is also responsible for the safe installation, maintenance, and analysis of medium voltage equipment and electrical controls at the Power Generation Plant and Substations. Arthur is a certified Electrician, a certified Journeyman Meter Technician, and has received Substation Maintenance l and ll training. He has been with FortisTCI since 2018.
Denzel Penn has been promoted from Mechanical Technician l to Mechanical Technician ll. In his new role, Penn will assist with the installation and maintenance of the Company’s power generating units. He is an NCCER certified Power Generation Maintenance Mechanic and joined the Company as an Electrical Laborer in 2012.
Selvano Gardiner has been promoted from Mechanic Apprentice l to Mechanical Technician Level l. In his new role, Gardiner will assist team leaders in maintaining, repairing, and installing generating units and associated equipment in the generating stations. He is NCCER certified as a Power Generation Maintenance Mechanic Level lll. Gardiner joined the Company as one of two student apprentices in 2014 and was promoted to full-time employment in 2015.
Franco Been has been promoted from Mechanical Technician ll to Mechanical Technician lll. In his new role, Been will lead and competently perform planned maintenance on the generating units of the power plants. His tenure with the Company spans 12 years. Been is NCCER certified as a Power Generation Maintenance Mechanic Level lll.
The National Center for Construction and Education Research (NCCER), and American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) are employee training opportunities funded by FortisTCI.
Commenting on the latest employee movements, FortisTCI President and CEO Ruth Forbes stated: “We are proud to have a strong track record where employees are promoted from within. This latest batch of career milestones reinforces our focus on our people and aligns with our talent development strategy for the holistic development of all our staff. We channel a significant amount of energy towards providing the right tools, training, and opportunities for employees to excel. We also strive to ensure that working with our company is meaningful and employees experience a sense of belonging daily. Congratulations to our nine employees on their accomplishments.”