Andrew Holyoke is a dynamic force at Banner Environmental, embodying multiple roles with grace and efficiency. As the Warehouse Manager, Field Supervisor, and Machine Operator, Andrew’s days are filled with a diverse range of responsibilities—from ensuring equipment is in top shape to overseeing the productivity and safety of Banner’s field teams. His ability to operate machinery not only exemplifies his versatility but also enhances the efficiency of the jobs undertaken. Two years into his journey with Banner, Andrew has deeply appreciated the familial treatment by the company’s owners, emphasizing their unwavering support in making operations faster, easier, and above all, safer.
Andrew’s professional path has been a learning curve, especially in mastering the art of working with diverse personalities to extract the best possible outcomes. This ongoing process of adaptation and growth speaks volumes of his commitment to excellence and safety in the workplace. His philosophy is deeply influenced by sage advice from his grandfather: to learn from the best, aim to be outstanding in his endeavors, and cherish a job that treats its people well. This wisdom has been the cornerstone of Andrew’s approach to his career and life.
Outside the realm of his professional duties, Andrew is a devoted family man, cherishing weekends with his five children and grandson, and embracing the outdoors through camping and quadding. His passion for building things, particularly with metal, and maintaining his equipment reveals a man who finds joy in creation and innovation. Dreaming of a serene getaway to Bora Bora, Andrew’s aspirations extend beyond the daily grind to moments of tranquility and exploration. Through his journey from a machine operator to a multifaceted supervisor, Andrew embodies the spirit of growth, learning, and familial dedication, both at Banner and in his personal life.
Let’s learn more about Andrew.
What are your job responsibilities?
As a warehouse manager I fix broken equipment and schedule vehicles to be maintained.
As a field supervisor I go out to jobs and make sure Banner employees are being productive and safe in getting the job at hand done. It may also require me to operate a machine or two to get the job done more efficient.
When did you start working at Banner Environmental Services?
What do you like about Banner Environmental and the Environmental Services Industry?
Banner is good to work for because the owners treat you like family if you need anything to make it faster, easier, or most important safer they encourage you to due it.
What is your toughest challenge at work?
I would have to say learning how to work with different types of people and seeing what works best to get the best result. I’m still learning everyday to achieve the best results.
What’s your best career advice?
My grandfather gave me the best advice when I was a kid. Learn from the best so you can be at least half way good. Find a job that treats you well.
Who inspires you?
My grandfather gave me my work ethics (work hard and safety first).
What do most people not know about you?
I’m simple I believe in less moving parts the less that can go wrong.
What do you like to do for fun?
I spend time with my 5 kids and grandson on the weekends. I love the outdoors like camping and quadding. I like building things with metal and fixing my own equipment.
What’s on your bucket list?
Someday I would like to go to Bora Bora for a weekend.
What accomplishment are you most proud of (inside or outside of Banner)?
I started off as a machine operator at banner and got promoted up to where I am today because they like to promote from within the company.