Prior to his teaching and administrative career at Power Technical, Mr. Espinoza worked in the defense industry as a engineer for Northrop Grumman in Newport News, Virginia, where he helped design submarines and aircraft carriers. During his college years, Mr. Espinoza worked at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. Upon arriving in Colorado, Mr. Espinoza worked for the Pikes Peak Cog Railway as an engineer until starting at Power Technical.
A graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Florida, Mr. Espinoza holds a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics, and master’s degree in Aeronautical Science. Additionally, Mr. Espinoza holds a minor in business, an associates in drafting and design, as well as various design certifications. Mr. Espinoza is an Autodesk Certified Instructor, NIMS Administrator, and Colorado State certified CTE Instructor.