Meet the Team


    Clarel A.


    An interview with Clarel:

    Which Union are you a Member of?

    U.A. Local 469 in Phoenix, Arizona

    What's your trade specialization?


    What's your classification?

    I'm a VDC Tech.

    How many years of fieldwork did you have before becoming a VDC Technician?

    I have 3 years of fieldwork experience

    How many years of drafting experience do you have?

    I have 3 years of drafting experience

    What type of fieldwork have you performed?

    I worked for an architecture company drawing details, developing residential and commercial buildings. I also worked with an engineering company drawing electrical drawings in AutoCAD. I am a VDC-Technician, I studied architecture and business management, and I am currently finishing my Industrial Engineering a the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

    Where did you work last, and how long were you there?

    I worked at Omni Technologies for 2 years as a CAD Technician.

    What are other job roles you have performed in the past?

    I have worked as an Architectural Designer and CAD Technician. I am also a Licensed Insurance Agent, I worked with insurance companies in the past.

    What passion, energy, or excitement do you bring into the workplace with you?

    I love helping to solve problems, I like being part of a team to contribute to the success of the company. I am a team player, I do my best to be helpful while learning more skills to help me do my job. I would like some challenges that can improve my skills and knowledge, and I would like growth opportunities. I like being creative where I can be better everyday and do my job better as I grow.

    What do you do for fun in your off-hours?

    I like to dance, I work out about 3-5 times a week and I enjoy spending time and watching movies with my partner. I am one of the founders of a non-profit organization in Haiti. I team up with 9 other people to help kids go to school in Haiti. I like to talk to less fortunate people to try to help them as much as I can.