Kirby-Smith Promotes Jason Rogers to Service Manager, Pipeline Services

Wed May 24, 2017 - National Edition

Jason Rogers service manager, pipeline services at Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc.
Jason Rogers service manager, pipeline services at Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc.

Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc., a Komatsu distributor, recently promoted Jason Rogers to service manager, pipeline services. He was promoted from his previous role as product service manager in Tulsa.

As service manager of Kirby-Smith's pipeline division, Rogers will support the needs of the equipment distributor's customers throughout the United States. He has more than 20 years' experience in the heavy equipment industry, providing him with hands-on equipment knowledge and product application, as well as experience in the oversight and management of large scale projects.

A Komatsu master service technician, his prior experience as both a supervisor and field technician puts Rogers in a unique position to provide pipeline contractors with a full-service solution.

Rogers is excited about the new opportunity and has already begun working with pipeline contractors in the field.

“I know the challenges my customers face,” said Rogers. “The key is to keep issues simple and have an open mind in solving them. We are going to work together to maximize machine uptime and productivity so they can meet their project goals.”

Joe Trapani, director of Kirby-Smith pipeline services, believes Rogers will prove to be a significant asset for the pipeline division as he supports Kirby-Smith's customers nationwide.

“Jason brings an extraordinary skill-set to his new role. He has a stellar reputation in this industry, a wealth of product knowledge and experience, and the willingness to go the extra mile for our customers.”

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