Yamaha names first female master tech

KENNESAW, Ga. – Jami Miller of Pine Knot Concessions in Big Lake, Calif., is the first woman in Yamaha training history to achieve Yamaha Outboard master technician status, Yamaha Marine Group said in a press release yesterday. Miller was one of only two in her class to pass the master technician qualification test. She finished in the upper half of the 114 master technicians nationwide.

Miller has been a technician with Pine Knot Concessions since 1985 and started her career as a technician in 1979. She began her master technician training five years ago.

“Achieving master technician has been a goal of mine for a while and I’m still floating over this accomplishment,” Miller said.

To achieve Yamaha Outboard master technician status, technicians are required to complete six different training modules and pass the master technician certification test. The modules include: outboard systems, fuel systems, four-stroke systems, drive train systems, electrical systems and advanced four-stroke and certification. All master technicians must also complete Yamaha Marine University’s Five Star certification program.

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