Posted on May 19, 2017
Jim CostelloJim Costello described the origin and mission of Gravitec, a local Poulsbo business doing business internationally. Gravitec started in Calgary as an accident investigation business but has expanded to include training in fall protection, providing fall protection equipment and engineering and testing of related equipment. They train students from all over the world in their unique facility (the only one in world other than one in Hong Kong) that simulates various high work environments. He pointed out that there is a continuing need for their services, with an average of 800 fatalities occurring each year from people working at heights. He also noted they’re always looking for engineering talent for their company and are looking for engineering students for summer hires.