Wednesday, September 26, 2018

John Crouch from Building Maintenance named the UIS Employee of the Month for September

John Crouch has been named the University of Illinois Springfield Employee of the Month for September 2018. He is a Steam & Power Plant III operator with the Office of Building Maintenance, part of UIS Facilities and Services.

According to his nominators, Crouch is a dependable and dedicated employee who always has a “can do” attitude. His favorite saying is “we will win.”

“He can be assigned any task and it will be done right the first time,” said a nominator. “He does not get discouraged by difficult tasks. He cares about the job and getting it done right.”

Crouch helps to maintain the mechanical operations of campus buildings, including fixing boilers, chillers, heating systems, sprinkler systems, plumbing fixtures, light bulbs, elevators and other equipment. He also helps to make sure temperatures are comfortable in campus buildings.

“If it is between the roof and the basement he usually has something to do with it,” said his nominator.

Crouch’s co-workers praise his exemplary customer service skills, friendly and sincere attitude and his excellent work ethic.

“He is always at work and puts in a good day of work and then some. He’s not afraid to stay over or miss a break or go to lunch late. He wants to get all jobs done in a timely manner,” said the nominator.

His nominator adds that Crouch sets a “fine example” for his co-workers with his promptness and positive attitude.

“John has been a very valuable asset to our department. He has an outgoing attitude and positive outlook on all situations,” said the nominator.