Employee Spotlight – Travis Lefebvre
Travis Lefebvre, 6 years – Service Technician, Melfort
Travis has worked at Redhead Equipment for nearly six years since Moker & Thompson was acquired in 2014. He’s worked in the same shop for more than eight years as a Service Technician and hits the road as a Field Service Technician during the warmer months. Day-to-day as a Service Technician involves getting dirty, troubleshooting all kinds of equipment issues, and repairing combines, tractors, sprayers – anything and everything that comes into the shop. Enjoying the variety his job has to offer, Travis says coming to work and having a new schedule every day is nice. “Having the surprise and the constant change keeps things interesting,” he adds.
Sometimes work can impose challenges, Travis says “being out on the road away from the shop when you need extra parts or assistance with something can be challenging, but you always have to find a way to make it work.” Travis mentioned that even though work can come with some unpredictable challenges, “when you fix something for the customer and get them back in the field and happy with the results, it’s a very rewarding feeling.”
We asked Travis what working for Redhead Equipment means to him and he said that having great resources, support and knowledge is important. He adds, “We can reach out to other branches for help on certain items and utilize their experience solving some tough problems; it has really opened us up to new experiences and opportunities to learn.” He adds, “the shop is a family, both from older employees and new, we create a good work environment and that really makes coming to work easy.”
What advice would you give to someone starting a career with Redhead Equipment?
Work hard and do good work.
When you have an hour of free time what do you find yourself doing?
I’m usually outside, tinkering around with things or playing hockey.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted to be a mechanic.
Do you have a favorite place to travel to?
If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?
What song is the title soundtrack to your life?
Hard working man – Brooks & Dunn