Meet Shop Technician Josh Jones

Josh Jones is a Shop Technician in Charlotte, North Carolina. He’s been at Star since May of 2021 and is a Blacksburg, South Carolina native. Keep reading to learn more about Josh!

How long have you been working at Star? What’s your favorite part of the job?
I’ve been with Star since May 2021. I really enjoy doing fabrication work and the challenges that it presents.

Who inspires you?
Charlie Chaplin.

What is something people may not know about you? Do you have a secret talent?
I build scaled models of outdoor scenery and houses/buildings.

What is your favorite TV show? Who’s your favorite character and why?
Rick and Morty. My favorite character is Rick because of his ability to adapt to situations and adjust outcomes.

Do you have a favorite movie line/quote?
This is Sparta! -300

What are your hobbies? What do you like to do in your free time?
I enjoy hunting, fishing and RC cars.

How are you ensuring work safety?
I always wear the proper PPE to ensure my safety to go home every day.

What are three words you would use to describe Star?
Opportunity for progression.

What is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?
San Diego. I really enjoyed the authentic Mexican food!

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Peach cobbler.

What music genre do you like to listen to?
I’ll listen to everything.

How do you define success?

If given a chance, who would you want to be for a day?
Elon Musk.

Dog or cat person?
Dog. I don’t currently have one!

Favorite tradition?
Playing games on Friday night.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Computer coding.

Where are you from?
Blacksburg, South Carolina.