Alex Shaffer

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Alex is an electrician who started with Ernst in February of 2017. He works on industrial, residential and agricultural electrical projects including irrigation pumps. He likes woodworking and furniture making as a hobby. He is married with one daughter and also has a Harley.

Josh Hibdon

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Josh is the jack of all trades here at Ernst. He performs setup, repair, fabrication and has been working here since 2014. He lives in Dallas and is very busy as a dad of 4 children. He likes to fish and spend time outdoors. He is also active in softball with his three older children.

Ron Munson

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Ron began work at Ernst in January of 2017. He works in shipping and receiving, pulling pipe, running the forklift, preparing loads for customers. He worked at Rite Aid in Wilsonville for 23 years before coming to Ernst. He lives in Keizer and enjoys the great atmosphere and the co-workers. He owns a classic 1968 Camaro and loves to watch his granddaughter play softball.

Mark Turley

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Mark is the consumer products service manager. He started with Ernst in January of 2017. He was formally the maintenance supervisor at Harris thermal transfer products. He has been a mechanic since high school in Amity. He has completed the John Deere ag tech program. He lives in Lafayette and enjoys hunting, camping and ATV riding.

Caleb Poot

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Caleb started working at Ernst in January of 2017 and handles small engine repair. He worked at a nursery during high school and also performed maintenance at the Oregon Garden and with a golf course. The job at Ernst is his favorite so far. Caleb raises beef cattle, pigs and ducks on 20 acres.

Don Ferschweiler

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Don worked at Ernst from 1972 to 2009 and then came back shortly after the reorganization of the company. He handles ordering and receiving for the shop and handling all of the paperwork. He lives in St. Paul and loves hunting and fishing.

Steve Fromherz

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Grew up in Salem and has always had a mechanical background. He worked in the school bus barn while in High School. Steve started working for Ernst in 2014. His father grew up in Saint Paul and his family has a connection to the community. He has two dogs, a beagle mix and a bluetick walker hound.

Carl Elfering

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Carl is from Casper Wyoming and moved to Oregon in 1998. He started working at Ernst in January of 2017. He worked for a horse farm in Wilsonville prior to coming to Ernst. Carl works in service and assembly and lives in Canby. He loves hunting and fishing when not at work.

Thomas Lear

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Tom started at Ernst in November of 2016. He is the service manager for irrigation. He grew up farming in eastern Oregon raising wheat and hogs. He has lived in the valley since 1997.

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