Welcome to part 53 of our 'Meet the Team' series on our blog! We want you to get to know our teams and regularly interview different associates. This morning we had a great time learning more about Estimator, Jeremy Boulay. Jeremy just celebrated 5 years with A.H. Harris and is looking forward to the exciting project his team has coming up in 2017. Let's hear from Jeremy!
Jeremy (left) with his 5 year anniversary plaque presented by Ken Stevens (right)
What is your role at Harris?
I have been an an estimator for A.H. Harris for the past five years. I recently got a promotion as the Estimating Group Leader for the Northern New England region.
Congrats on the new role! What lead you to a career with Harris?
As I was graduating with my Bachelors of Science degree in Construction Management at New England Institute of Technology, I received a call for an Interview with Sales Manager, Ken Stevens who got my information from New England Institute of Technology career service department. I was very excited to learn more about the opportunity with Harris and I am happy where I am today!
What was your first job ever?
My first job was a lot attendant at Burger King when I was 15 years old.
Describe Harris in three words:
People, Pride, & Passion
What is your biggest accomplishment at Harris so far?
The estimating department was brand new when I started with A.H. Harris in 2012, we were a small team of less than a handful of people. Today, we have a total of twelve estimators handling each territory in our footprint. Everyday, our team works hard to bring the department to an even higher standard. We hope to add more estimators to the team to satisfy the needs of the salesmen and customers.
What is something working at Harris has taught you?
The broad scope of concrete, erosion control, and thermal related materials knowledge that I gained from A.H. Harris helps me support the customers with their problems on a daily basis. Having knowledge in our industry also helps me in choosing the right products when doing projects on my own home.
So far, what has been your favorite memory at Harris?
I love our companywide summits that we host each year. It's a great time to get with the vendors and company associates for the day. My favorite memory from the summit was winning 'Estimator Champion of the Year' in 2015.
What does Harris Pride mean to you?
To me, Harris Pride starts with the great people that work for A.H. Harris. We have a great office environment filled with caring people that look out for one another on a daily basis. A.H. Harris is truly a second family to me.
Anything else you'd like to share with our audience about you?
I currently have two bachelors’ degrees in Architecture and Construction Management. I am in the process of taking my masters of science in Construction Management at New England Institute of Technology. I will have my Masters completed in September 2018. Also, my career with A.H. Harris has allowed me to buy a home in the far north side of New Bedford on the Freetown Line in July 2015.
Congratulations on the new home and thank you for your time, Jeremy!
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