Senior Reliability Specialist and Lead Instructor, Allied Reliability
Walter Barringer has over 25 years in the reliability and maintenance fields, setting up and running Predictive Maintenance (PdM) programs, developing and delivering training courses, and providing coaching and consulting. He is currently a Senior Reliability Professional and Instructor at Allied Reliability, teaching a variety of courses, developing materials, and coaching students in multiple disciplines. As Allied's master trainer, he is responsible for qualifying new instructors and ensuring they maintain proficiency in both the subject material and presentation skills. Always searching for opportunities to make the training experience more relevant and impactful, he has also led the revision and development of many of Allied's courses. Walt brings experience gained as a former Field Services Specialist and Project Implementation Site Lead from a variety of industries, such as paper, chemical, food processing, mining, petroleum and natural gas refineries, steel and aluminum, power generation, machine tool, auto manufacturing, facilities, and others into the classroom. He is an active member of the reliability community, regularly presenting papers and workshops for major industry conferences. Building on his Bachelor of Science in industrial education from the University of Tennessee, Walt holds the following professional certifications: ISO Category III Vibration Analysis, CMRP, and CRL.