Terrance Gettings

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Terence Gettings

Born and raised in Western Pennsylvania, Terence's enthusiasm for learning led him to an associate's degree in process technology from the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) and caught the eye of the Shell Polymers team. Now, he’s beginning his new career as a production operator for Shell Polymers, close to his family and the community he’s loved all his life.

When he graduated from the Community College of Beaver County (CBCC), it equipped him with the knowledge and experience necessary to launch his career at Shell Polymers' state-of-the-art polyethylene plant that is being constructed in Monaca, Pennsylvania.

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Shell Polymers - Terrance Gettings, Production Operator

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Terrance Gettings is a recent college graduate and proud employee of Shell Polymers. He enjoys being able to have a career and see his family.  Terrance describes the impact the Shell Polymers plant has on his small town and the jobs, security and pride he feels working for Shell Polymers.

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Terrance and a former instructor speak in a machine room.

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Hey, Terence. Good to see you.

Hey. Good to see you too.

My name is Terence Gettings. I'm from Rochester, Pennsylvania, and I lived in Beaver County my whole life.

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Terrance is in a room at his former school looking over a model of the Shell Polymers plant.

 

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While I was a student at CCBC, I saw a presentation about their new process technology program. And from that moment, I figured out what I wanted to do as a career path.

After I graduated, I started

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Aerial view of Shell Polymers plant under construction.

 

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a career with Shell Polymers.

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Terrance in his living room.

 

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I'm very proud of myself because of all the expectations I had of myself or other people had of me, I've surpassed those.

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Family photos

 

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It's been amazing.

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Terrance at work looking at large screen with a colleague.

 

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 I'm in a completely better situation than any job I ever had, and with this job, I actually can

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Jason and his Dad fishing near a river.

 

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spend more time with my family.

As I see the plant, I see a new beginning for Beaver County.

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Terrance in living room.

 

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After the steel industry declined, so did the area surrounding it. So I think this is going to be like a fresh start,

 

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Shell Polymers plant in the distance and then more activity on the site.

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but this gives people a reason to actually stay in this area. Most of my friends I actually grew up with, neighbors, they all work on-site. Building something, if they're flaggers, they're carpenters, they're all doing something on-site.

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Terrance in living room.

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We're really proud to have this state-of-the-art facility built right in the center of our community.

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Jason and his Dad fishing near a river.

 

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I wouldn't want it anywhere else.

 

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