Tod Geaslin has worked in the maintenance area since 1957 and has been consulting in the management of operations and maintenance
full time since 1988. The service was started when it was noticed
that almost all forms of training and education in the tactile skills and
management of maintenance vanished from our universities, colleges, and high
schools in the 1970s. Also, it was during this period that the corner full
service gas station began to vanish after the oil embargo of 1973 and nothing
emerged in our society to replace the mechanical experience young people gained
from working in that arena.
Courses were developed to give drivers and operators the knowledge they
needed to safely operate their machines and participate in the maintenance of
The scope of the mechanical training kept expanding until comprehensive
seminars and training was offered from the executive level down to the mechanic
working on the floor of the shop.
The technical knowledge needed to conduct maintenance is very complicated and
takes years to master the intricacies of maintaining aircraft, manufacturing,
barges, tugboats, buildings, grounds, trucks, forklifts, cars, etc. However, the knowledge needed to manage the function of maintenance for these
very complicated systems is the same across all asset types and can be mastered
easily if certain organizational rules are followed. This is what The Geaslin
We teach with consulting, seminars, training, and hands-on
coaching of the staff and workers to produce the lowest maintenance cost per
unit of production possible. When this is achieved, reliability and operational
efficiencies escalate very rapidly.
US Naval Flight School, Jet, Kingsville, TX 8/1972
US Naval Flight School, Helicopter, Pensacola, FL 5/1969
University of Texas Austin 1/1967, BBA, Industrial Marketing & Industrial
Management with specialization in Logistics
Lee College Baytown, TX 5/1964
Robert E. Lee High School Baytown, TX 5/1962
United States Marine Corps, Naval Aviator, Jet &
Helicopter 01/1967 -12/1975 Separated as Captain of Marines
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