Maintenance Awareness Month Selfie Contest Winners

March 3, 2020

Thank you to everyone who shared a selfie with their favorite technician during Maintenance Awareness Month in February. We were sent lots of great photos – especially from the team in Inver Grove Heights, MN!

We’ll be sending winners of the selfie contest a gift from the Company Store in appreciation for participating in our Maintenance Awareness Month online celebration. Enjoy the slideshow of selfies featuring great technicians from across the country!

  • Chicago, IL – Shift Supervisor Ryan D. and Technician Juan – and a special shout out to Maintenance Manager Jo S. for coordinating the photo!

  • Inver Grove Heights, MN – Lead Technician Joe K. and Dispatcher Greg V. “Joe is always a pleasure to work with!” – Greg

  • Inver Grove Heights, MN – Shop Maintenance Clerk Amy R. and her favorite Technician Paul.

  • Ft. Lauderdale, FL – General Manager JP T. and Technician Lloyd G.

  • Houston, TX – Shift Supervisor Jay W. and Technician Brian M. – and special shout out to Fleet Coordinator Bonnie B. for coordinating the photo! “Brian is an AWESOME Technician and does whatever it takes to get the job done. Thank you, Brian for all your hard work! – Bonnie

  • Orlando, FL – Technician Lenny T. and Area Safety Manager Jason T.

  • Murfreesboro TN – Sales Coordinator Janet C. and Technician Gary F. aka Punch, who has been with Republic for 42 years! Also, congratulations to Janet who is retiring soon!

  • Inver Grove Heights, MN – Residential Dispatcher Lindsay P. and her favorite Technician Jacob S.

  • Inver Grove Heights, MN – The crew gives Kudos to Maintenance Manager Scott R. “Scott has led the team to becoming a 5-Star shop, a top dog in warranty recovery, and a great place to work.” Pictured (front row): Joe, Scott, and Amy (Back row): Paul, Jake, Brent, and Ed.

  • Inver Grove Heights, MN – Operations Clerk Valerie H. and Technician Brent D.

  • Toledo, OH – Operations Manager John B. and Technician Jesus R. “Jesus has been a great addition to the team here at Vienna Junction Landfill.” – John

  • Lexington, KY – Credit and Collection Specialist Sanaa J, with Technician CJ U.

  • Lexington, KY – Another one! Credit and Collection Specialist Sanaa J, with Technician John J.

  • Roosevelt, WA – Maintenance Shop Clerk Patrice S. with Technician Dillon B.

  • Boise, ID – Side-Load Driver Bryce B. and Maintenance Manager Billy C. “Billy works hard to keep our fleet of 181 trucks running every day. He is a real value to Republic Services. Thank you for your hard work and dedication.” – Bryce

  • Puerto Rico – Thanks to Operations Manager Carlos S. for taking this photo of the Ponce Hauling Technicians! A big shout out to Luis R., Jorge B., Carlos S., Luis A., Jose A., and Edwin A. “We are very proud of this team!” – Isabel C., HR Manager

  • Baytown, TX – Technician Reggie M. “Reggie is dedicated to excellence and integrity in his work.” – Peter F., Maintenance Shop Clerk

  • San Antonio, TX – Lead Scale Operator Cassandra B. and Mechanic Ronald B. “Ronald has 29 years of being a safe mechanic and an amazing role model!” – Cassandra

  • Baytown, TX – Technician Juan C. “Juan is a vital part of Republic Services and makes sure our customers are taken care of. Way to go Juan!” – Peter F., Maintenance Shop Clerk

  • San Antonio, TX – Scale Operator Brittany R. with Technician William S. “What makes William a great technician is that he always goes above and beyond and makes sure everyone at the landfill has a smile on their face.” – Brittany

  • Blaine, MN – Technician Chris S. and Dispatcher Michelle (Shelly) B. (If Chris looks familiar, he’s one of our 2019 ROAD0EO National Championship winners!)

  • Chicopee, MA – Maintenance Techs with Credit & Collection Team. “We don’t have a favorite technician. Here in Chicopee, they are ALL our favorites!” – Jeannine P. Credit & Collections Specialist.

  • San Antonio, TX – Heavy Equipment Technicians Alejandro G. and Hector A. from Tessman Landfill.

  • Huntington Beach, CA – Community Relations Manager Debbie K. and Technician Ron V. “Ron is always friendly and goes above and beyond to help others. He has helped me create learning tools for the community on how our trucks operate and service carts. He is truly an asset for Republic Services.” – Debbie

We also received some great photos of Maintenance Awareness Month celebrations happening in Chicago, IL and Inver Grove Heights, MN.

Chicago
General Manager Cal B. and his team enjoyed a fiesta lunch while snapping a few fun photos.

  1. Techs Craig K., Bob V. and Juan B., Operations Supervisor Joe B., Techs Ernesto P. and Rob Z., and Operations Supervisor Regina W.
  2. Customer Service Rep Jamie T. with Techs Jose S., Dolante E. and Tory F.
  3. Techs Juan B. and Bob V., Customer Service Rep Jenny Q, and Tech Rob Z.
  • Techs Craig K., Bob V. and Juan B., Operations Supervisor Joe B., Techs Ernesto P. and Rob Z., and Operations Supervisor Regina W.

  • Customer Service Rep Jamie T. with Techs Jose S., Dolante E. and Tory F.

  • Techs Juan B. and Bob V., Customer Service Rep Jenny Q, and Tech Rob Z.

  • Tech Jose M., Operations Supervisor Joe B., Techs Jose S. and Dolante E., Customer Service Rep Jenny Q., and Tech Tory F. in the big glasses!

  • Techs Jose M., Tory F. and Jose S, Customer Service Rep Jenny Q. and Techs Jaken D. and Dolante E.

Inver Grove Heights

Both the first and second shift of technicians were honored at a special event to celebrate the shop’s 5-Star status. Technicians, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, and Maintenance Clerks received an appreciation gift from General Manager Tyler K.  Also attending the event were Area Director, Operations Chris N, Area President Matt H. and Senior Vice President, Operations Bryan B.