Maintenance Shop Brings New Faces

Raul Varela & Jaime Martinez, Western Precast Maintenance Shop

In addition to time management and the streamlined process of getting things fixed, the new maintenance shop at Western Precast Concrete, Inc. has brought two new talented men to the team, one with many years of experience, and the one who has just graduated and is beginning his career. Raul Varela, Maintenance Manager of the new shop since January, has been a mechanic for about 31 years. “I have worked on everything from restoring World War II aircrafts to heavy construction equipment. Jaime Martinez, just started on March and graduated from Job Corps with certifications as a brake and electrical technician. Both men are responsible for any mechanical issues a=ror maintenance of Western Precast Concrete Inc. trucks, forklifts and the batch plant.

Having an in house mechanic and shop will create substantial cost saving for Western Precast Concrete Inc. This savings is not only measured in dollars but also in time that we would have to wait for a outsourced repair facility to respond to our needs,” says Leo Feuerstein, Operations Manager. Raul Varela was recuited by David Feuerstein, Plant Manager, as Raul is known as one of the best mechanics in the area. Two great additions to the Western Precast Concrete, Inc. family who will make a BIG difference!

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