With a love for fixing all things electronics, Lindon Tairo is a Junior Service Technician with Remington Technology under the Remington Group Apprentice Program.
Lindon hails from a mix parentage of Manus and Morobe province and he was studying Electronics at the Port Moresby Technical College when he was called to join the program after submitting his application.
Like many students who are always curious to learn about the opportunities available outside of the classroom, Lindon found out about this program when he was undertaking his National Certificate 2 in Electronics at POMTECH in 2021.
Recalling the first time he heard about this program, “I found out about this program when past apprentices came to do their block course at POMTECH. I had a chat with one of them and she informed me about this program and what they do as technicians and that’s how I learnt about the Remington Group Apprentice Program.”
Lindon is hands-on in the service department, specialising in setting up and repairing A3 multifunction Konica Minolta printers for Remington Technology’s clientele. His role sometimes takes him beyond Port Moresby, requiring him to fly out to service machines for the company’s clients.
As a Junior Service Technician, Lindon embraces the blend of theoretical and practical training the program offers. He shares, “As a Junior Service Technician, apart from being trained in our workshop, I also go out and do repair jobs and monthly services on our machines. It’s a mixture of both theory and practical, and that is what I love about this program.”
The service department boasts in-house resources, providing junior technicians like Lindon the opportunity to learn extensively and enhance their expertise. Learning from seasoned senior technicians who have grown alongside evolving technologies adds immense value to their training.
Lindon attributes his success in the program to his genuine love for electronics. He emphasizes the importance of aligning passion with profession, stating, “My advice to students who are pursuing the same trade as me or those who are doing on-the-job experience in any field is to find their passion and learn to love what they do every day. The most important thing you can do as a young professional is to love what you do and work diligently,” Lindon advises.