At Sachse Construction, we attribute our success to WHO we are, not what we do. Our team members continue to raise the bar each day by striving for excellence. We are excited to spotlight our team members, and showcase their incredible work! This month, we spotlight Joe, one of our Senior Estimating Managers!
Hometown: Roseville, Michigan
Department: Retail Estimating
- What is your role at Sachse Construction/what are you responsible for?
I’m a Senior Estimating Team Leader. I’m responsible for overseeing the retail estimating team, tracking coverage, building relationships with clients and trade partners, and managing the bidding process.
- What made you want to work at Sachse Construction?
The energy at Sachse Construction is what grabbed my attention. I researched Sachse Construction and realized right away that the company culture was a great fit for me.
- What do you like to do in your free time?
In my free time I love to work with reclaimed pallet wood. It started a few years back when my wife and I were redoing our driveway. We had three wood pallets sitting in our backyard and couldn’t figure out what to do with them. While watching numerous home improvement shows on HGTV, we got the idea to try to repurpose them into a TV stand. That TV stand was my first project with repurposed wood and since then, I have built coffee tables, wine racks, shelves, bird feeders, lawn decoration, and wall art. I now build things for my friends and family, too!
- What is the best piece of advice you were ever given?
“Listen to learn, not to respond.” A former boss of mine told me this a few years back and it resonated with me. I realized that if your focus is to learn from someone in a conversation, you’ll be able to look deeper into what they’re saying and pin point certain things that are important to them.
- What is your proudest moment? (At Sachse)
My proudest moment was winning the 2nd quarter game ball last year. It’s always a good feeling having your accomplishments recognized.
- Who is one person would love to meet and get coffee with?
Dwayne Johnson (The Rock). He is very passionate with everything he does and appears to be a genuine guy. It would be cool to talk with him and see what motivates him to be successful.
- What is one fact your team members probably don’t know about you?
I used to be in a rock band back when I was younger. I played the bass!
- What is most rewarding about your job and what makes it all worthwhile?
The most rewarding part of my job is knowing the domino effect that occurs after being awarded a project. If you think about it, when we’re awarded a job, we’re not only creating work for ourselves but also for the people who work in the field to build that project, the suppliers that furnish materials, delivery personnel, etc. Keeping this in perspective, keeps me grounded and keeps me humble.
Sachse Construction is always looking for high-caliber and energetic people to join our team. To learn more about our career opportunities, visit our career portal.