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    Shelby P.


    JOURNEYMAN PLUMBING DETAILER

    An interview with Shelby:

    Which Union are you a Member of?

    Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 68 in Houston, Texas

    What's your trade specialization?

    Plumbing

    What's your classification?

    Journeyman

    How many years of field work did you have before becoming a detailer?

    I've worked in the field for 10 years.

    How many years have you been a detailing?

    I've been detailing for 11 years.

    What type of field work have you performed?

    I did small to large scale commercial works. Including stadiums, hospitals, condos, kitchens, labs, tenant lease spaces and many more.

    What was your last company and how long where you there?

    I was last with Gowan, Inc. for 4 years.

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

    I started a BIM department for a mechanical contractor and managed small crews in the field. I also worked as a plumbing designer for an engineering firm and a lead coordinator for past companies.

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

    I enjoy solving the design team's riddles. Working with others, and sharing the knowledge I've acquired keeps me connected to the world outside of my daily life as a family man.

    What do you do for fun in your off hours?

    My son plays club soccer, and that keeps us busy. I practice Qigong and Yoga, and take walks in nature. Occasionally, I still night dance with my wife.