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Jim Öhman

Competitor in Skill: Aircraft Maintenance
Country: Sweden

How did you get interested in your skill?
I have always been interested in technology, but my interest for aviation started first when I attended an aviation maintenance collage in 2007.

Where did you do your training for your skill?
Mostly at SAAB's facilities in Linkoping.

How did you first find out about your Member organization and its programs?
When one of my friend from college competed in Leipzig.

Who influenced you to pursue your skill as a career?
I did.

Did participating in the skills competitions and training for WorldSkills help you progress in your skill? Please describe.
Of course, it's easier to develop when there is a goal.

What do you currently do? Where do you work?
I'm working at SAAB in Linkoping, Sweden. I currently teach technicians at a system type course for the Gripen fighter.

What are your future career aspirations?
I'm working for a company where the possibilities are endless, we'll see what the
future holds when we get there.