Brad Cyrul

What First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Grounds keepers do: Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in landscaping or grounds keeping activities. Work may involve reviewing contracts to ascertain service, machine, and workforce requirements; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, material, and price ranges; and preparing estimates according to labor, material, and machine costs.

Company: B.Cyrul Property Maintenance
Title: Property Maintenance/Equipment Operator

What are 2 things you really like/enjoy about your job?
I like being my own boss/being in charge and I only have to answer to my customers.
I love running equipment like skid steers, excavators…

What Training have you Received? I started out at Stafford Tech in Natural Resources/Forestry where I learned how to operate equipment. I also had a Co-Op with Jeff Brown & Son Landscaping, which gave me on-the-job training.

What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t at work?
When I’m not at work, which  isn’t very often – my biggest hobby is doing a lot of 4 wheeling with trucks, jeeps and ATVs.

Jim Woodard

What Automotive Body and Related Repairers do:

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

Company: Stafford Technical Center
Title: Auto Technology Instructor

What are 2 things you really like/enjoy about your job?
I enjoy the pride of diagnosing a problem, fixing it and getting a vehicle back on the road.
I also enjoy all the interesting people I get to meet, from the students I teach to the car owners who bring their vehicles into the garage. Another thing I like is that the job is always different.

What Training have you Received?

After serving four years in the United States Air Force, he attended Tom P. Haney Vocational Center in Panama City, Florida where he was trained in Marine Mechanics and Automotive Mechanics. He earned a A.A.S. degree in Automotive Technology at Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer, New York.

What do you enjoy doing when you aren’t at work?
When I am not at work I enjoy playing with my rescue dog, and going fishing!

What Automotive Master Mechanics do:

Repair automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles. Master mechanics repair virtually any part on the vehicle or specialize in the transmission system.