Harold Gathers−Chief Engineer and Refrigeration Mechanic; Abbeville, LA

How long have you been with the Company?

I have worked for Omega Protein for 37 years. I was first hired as a crew member and held that position for 6 years. Then I was promoted to the engine room as a 2nd engineer. Later I became a Chief engineer and on to getting my engineer license.

What inspired you to do what you do?

I love the boats and being on the water.

What do you like about working for Omega Protein?

After 37 years Omega Protein is my second home. And, it has enabled  me to provide for my family.

Professional Accomplishment

My biggest accomplishment was receiving my Engineers license in 1995.

Something interesting about me…

I like to have fun and enjoy traveling.