We would like you to meet our employee, Rick Abney. Rick is a BAS Technician III in our Tulsa branch, and Rick has worked for ES2 since August of 2021.
Are you originally from Oklahoma?
Yes, I was born in Oklahoma and graduated from Okmulgee High School.
Tell me what your experience working with ES2 has been like?
I've worked in HVAC Controls, Mechanical, and Construction for 22 years and ES2 has by far been the most enjoyable and rewarding company I've worked for. From the top down, I've never worked with a more knowledgeable, dedicated, and decent group of people.
What certifications, training, or degrees do you have?
I have an Associate's degree in Applied Science from Okmulgee IT, and I am a Licensed Mechanical Journeyman; I have my type III Universal EPA Certification and an Echelon Lon Certification.
Describe a typical day at work for you?
There isn't really a "typical" day. It all depends on the type of project I'm involved with. Whatever that is, I like to start by updating the customer on what has been accomplished and what we hope to have accomplished that day. I'll then check if they have any feedback or issues that need to be addressed.
What is your favorite aspect of your job?
My favorite aspect of the job is finding and implementing a solution to a customer's problem.
Do you have any hobbies outside of work?
My wife and I enjoy date nights, usually a movie and dinner. I read a lot, usually U.S. and World History.
Are you a sports fan?
I'm a huge college football fan. I'm a Sooner born and bred.
Tell us about your family?
I am married with two daughters and two step-sons...never a dull moment.