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July Employee of the Month: Brandon and Tyler

[Total: 4   Average: 5/5]

Brandon Gray and Tyler Jacobs understand the importance of not letting the team down. They see the big picture of what we are trying to accomplish at Schad and understand how important it is to focus on solutions, rather than problems. They both understand that they have room to grow and they are good at looking to the veterans of the company to help them grow as employees to further build their skills.

Tyler has learned a lot about how the warehouse runs in the 18 months he has been here at Schad. He plays an active role in loading jobs efficiently and minimizing mistakes. He responds quickly to a constantly changing work environment and communicates problems quickly so we can make corrections before they affect our construction projects. Recently, Tyler took on the challenge of acquiring a commercial driver’s license (CDL-A) which allows him to drive any truck in our fleet.

Brandon is our newest member of the warehouse team and has really grown into an important part of our company. He has a great attitude, never complains, and is always available when we need him. He has started taking on more challenging cartage runs to help our company meet our customer’s needs.

1. How long have you worked with Schad?
Tyler: 1.5 years
Brandon: 7 months

2. Who has taught you the most while working at Schad?
Tyler: Gary Bright and Delray Washington
Brandon: Delray Washington

3. What is your favorite part about your job?
Tyler: Working with a good group of guys.
Brandon: Driving of course!

4. What do you think contributes most to a safe work environment?
Tyler: Learning how to do things the right way and always ask for help.
Brandon: Being a team and watching out for one another.

5. What lessons have you learned while working at Schad?
Tyler: Everyone has a role to play which contributes to Schad running smoothly.
Brandon: Don’t forget to log out of your truck at the end of the day.

6. What advice do you have for future Schad candidates?
Tyler: Working as a team makes the work easier and the time go by faster.
Brandon: Listen, learn, and get the job done.

7. What do you like to do outside of work?
Tyler: Go up north, long walks with the dogs, play and watch sports.
Brandon: Spend time with my family.

8. If you could learn anything, what would it be?
Tyler and Brandon: How to move up in the company…

9. If you could go to one concert, past or present, which would it be?
Tyler: T-Pain and Big Sean
Brandon: I would like to go to the Cincinnati Jazz Festival where a variety of artists perform.

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