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John A. Wamsley

John A. Wamsley is an engineering technician in the HVAC&R Equipment Performance Group of the Energy and Environment Division (EED) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Mr. Wamsley joined the Thermal Machinery Group as an Mechanical Engineering Technician at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 1994. His accomplishments for the Division are Management of all Equipment and Instrumentation, Calibration, Testing, and Data Handling, Equipment Installation and Modifications, and Institutional Health and Safety. Mr. Wamsley is the Division's safety representative from 1994 through the present. Mr. Wamsley is safety representative for SOC Safety Operations Committee for NIST. Prior to that, Mr. Wamsley worked as a Technician in the Plant Division Air-Conditioning Shop. He uses his refrigeration experience to maintain and operate the environmental chambers for the Energy and Environment Division. Mr. Wamsley also assists the engineers and scientists in the construction and operation of test rigs for cycle and heat transfer research. He also operates and repairs 7 Content Temperature Lab 4, 20 Ton Chillers. Mr. Wamsley is currently taking classes at Montgomery College to enhance is current expertise.

John A. Wamsley


Engineering Technician
Energy and Environment Division
HVAC&R Equipment Performance Group


Basic Electronics, 1996 Lab view, 2004-2005 Government Bank Card Training, 2008 HIS 15 & 22 Safety, 2008 Overhead Crane & Slings, 2009 OSHA 6000 Safety,2009 Oak Ridge Safety Leadership Training, 2009 IT Security,2009 Respiratory Protection Initial, 2009 Laboratory Safety/ Chemical Hygiene,2009 Hazard Recognition & controls,2009

Howard Community College, Drafting, 1986

Sears, Roebuck & Co, Basic Electricity, Basic Electronics Controls, Heat Pumps, Refrigeration Repair, Electric Furnaces, Oil Furnace, Air-Conditioning Repair, 1985 - 1986 National Institute of Standards & Technology, Bearing Maintenance, Pneumatic Temperature Controls, 1989


Phone: 301-975-6578
Email: john.wamsley@nist.gov