ProfilePhil Shoemaker, FOI, FOT-OSP, has been a member of The Light Brigade’s training staff since 2000. When he’s not teaching, Phil is responsible for researching the latest technical content used in The Light Brigade’s training materials. His work with fiber optic technology includes the design, installation, and maintenance of fiber optic voice, video, and data communications networks, and he has also participated in troubleshooting and emergency restorations. Recently he has been working on fiber optic sensors and theory as well as creating content for a FTTA course. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (BASEET), and is certified as an ETA Installer/Administrator (FOI and FOT-OSP), a NARTE Technician Class III, and has FCC GROL Certification (Elements 1 and 3). He is also a member of SPIE.