RLG has amazing employees in its ranks: from industry influencers, travelers, marathon runners, animal lovers, and community leaders. The Employee Spotlight highlights the talented individuals who work here. Each week, we’ll be featuring an interview here on the blog and on our social accounts.
For this week’s Employee Spotlight, we spoke with Erick Nolasco. Here at RLG, Erick is a Survey Technician on the Survey Team.
I was born in El Salvador and raised in Texas. Turned 40 years old this month and according to a couple of my co-workers that’s ancient. Very opinionated and loud but I don't know any other way to be. My family always comes first and that includes my dog.
How long have you been at RLG? I’ve worked here for almost 10 years. In July it will be 9 years and 4 months, but if you add the temp agency time its 10 years.
How did you hear about RLG? Why did you want to work here? During the Recession, back in 2008, I had a friend that started working here and got me on through a temp agency. Honestly, I didn't know much about RLG and I was just desperate for work. I was tired of doing out of town jobs, and this was a great opportunity.
What is the most challenging project you've worked on during your time here so far? I'm not sure if it was the most challenging project but the number of hours that went into the University Park utilities makes this project stand out.
What’s the most important thing you’ve learned at RLG? I’ve learned that putting time and attention to detail creates an impressive product.
What’s your favorite thing about working in your Department here? The freedom I have in doing my job and the trust that management has in us to do it.
What's the first thing that you do when you start working every day? Make sure my timesheet is filled out for the day before.
What’s your workspace like? Messy. I can't help it. I try to clean but after a few hours it reverts to its original state.
Do you have a go-to sound or song that you listen to when you need to just start working? I have a very eclectic taste in music, so I just hit shuffle.
If RLG announced a last-minute day off for tomorrow, what would you do with your suddenly free day? I'd like to say that I'd get on my motorcycle and ride. But in reality, I'd probably get some stuff done around the house.
What would you do if you weren’t working at RLG? Hopefully have another job or at least have enough money that I wouldn't have to work.
About RLG Consulting Engineers
Founded in 1953 by Raymond L. Goodson, Jr., RLG Consulting Engineers specializes in civil, structural, surveying and forensic engineering. For more than 65 years, RLG has been recognized as one of the top engineering firms in Texas for their ability to attract and retain a talented, experienced team. Known for thorough and meticulous work, RLG has designed major projects in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and throughout the country. The staff of more than 80 employees, includes professional engineers holding licenses in 47 states, graduate engineers and registered professional land surveyors.