Shane Churchill has been with Mid-States Concrete Industries for 14-and-a-half years and has been foreman for 14 of those years. He started his career with Mid-States in Cafe Tie and quickly became a foreman when his foreman moved to management.
What Shane enjoys most about his work is organizing his team to do the job as efficiently as possible, and problem solving. And while sometimes the stress of the schedule can make for a tough day, the most important thing Shane has learned working at Mid-States is hard work and dedication.
Shane continues to do the work he does because it allows him to provide for his family. Something people might be surprised to learn is Shane is an off road adrenaline junkie.
Tom De Armitt has been with Mid-States Concrete Industries for six years and has been a foreman for two of those years. Tom started his career with Mid-States on the maintenance team and credits working hard and taking ownership of the responsibility to keep things running at Mid-States as helping him achieve foreman.
What Tom enjoys most about his work is always having new things to work on and problems to solve. He never stops learning.
The most important things Tom has learned working at Mid-States is how to deal with high pressure situations and lots of mechanical confidence.
As a child, Tom always liked to fix things. His father was a mechanic his whole life, so Tom has followed in his footsteps. One day, Tom would like to be the maintenance manager.
Keven Remillard has been with Mid-States Concrete for six years and has been a foreman for four-and-a-half years. He started his career at Mid-States with the maintenance team and although he said he became foreman “by default,” Remillard had years of experience prior to becoming foreman.
While Keven enjoys fixing things that are broke, he would much rather spend his time doing things that would make other people’s jobs easier - work as a creator and innovator, if you will.
Keven truly finds his work interesting and has always enjoyed mechanical work. He has always liked to take things apart, see how they work, and put them back together again.