IRISS, a leader in the industrial IR window market, announced today that Jim Seffrin has been appointed Director of Training. As a recognized leader in the science of infrared technology, Jim will also serve as a subject matter expert to the IRISS sales team and their customer base as they aggressively grow their vertical markets throughout the world.
“Jim will work with our executive team to develop maintenance management training and electrical safety courses for IRISS,” states Martin Robinson, CEO for IRISS, Group. “In addition, Jim will personally train in infrared theory and certification requirements, as well as Level I and II IR. We warmly welcome Jim and his expertise to the IRISS team.”
Jim is the Director of Infraspection Institute and a practicing thermographer with nearly 30 years’ experience as an infrared consultant. As a Level III Infraspection Institute Certified Infrared Thermographer®, Jim has written numerous articles, co-written existing standards, and frequently works as an expert witness on projects involving thermography. Jim is the co-founder of Jersey Infrared Consultants, an infrared inspection and consulting firm headquartered in Burlington, NJ.
Seffrin adds, “I am very excited to be working with IRISS. They are dedicated to improving worker safety and are constantly seeking to bring innovations to our industry. I look forward to working with their staff and assisting with the growth of their SMART training courses.”
In addition to providing technical expertise, Jim also maintains a network of highly experienced thermography instructors. He has access to training facilities throughout the world that will help to support IRISS’s global training programs.
IRISS industrial-grade Infrared (IR) windows give customers an efficient way to safely inspect electrical equipment without exposure to the risk of a hazardous arc flash or electrocution. Our unique window designs feature a durable, clear polymer lens that allows visual, UV and short/mid/longwave IR spectrum inspections and are available in custom shapes and sizes to fit the needs of any application. Through our Safety and Maintenance Academy of Reliability Technologies, IRISS offers many unique training and certification classes that provide the practical experience and knowledge necessary to complete electrical maintenance inspections safely and efficiently.