The company moved to Bridgeport road, Richmond in 1986 from Penticton, BC, Canada. I was the first structural/project engineer specialist hired in 1986. Worked from 1986-1994, 1996/1997, 2013-2016
Daily, I am the mentor of the designers, engineers, PMs, contractors, estimators, sales, manufacturing, field supervisor, almost everybody. Created slide, arm, foundation programs, project binders of every slide, supports,foundation and connection details. Dealing with QA/QC, RFIs, RFAs, IFAs, IFCs, Value Engineering, Independent Structural Design Review.
I learned and applied Dynamic Achievement-Powering Excellence” about “Creating a Culture of Service Excellence”. What I learned, I applied and made me “A Vertical Mind” person. I did all projects with emphasis and attention to details, fast track design ,wow integrity, fantastic attitude, delivers work on budget on time or ahead of schedule, mentor team mates to facilitate completion of projects, with a vertical mind set - provided customer intimacy to clients and team mates with clients and team mates feeling satisfied and happy.
The management provided town hall meeting every 3 months for all employees.
The hardest part of the job is how to make EVERYBODY happy specially the people who have SILO mentality.
The most enjoyable is when I am given a challenge to do a job in short notice and complete it on time on budget and ahead of schedule. Interaction with the client making them happy and call me friend. As part of the Lead team, the company was awarded excellence award in 1992 in BC and Canada and awarded again - plus...