Member Focus is an ongoing series helping members learn more about each other across roles and work sites.
Member Andrew McNeill is our Vice-President for the District of Sooke, where he works in Wastewater Treatment.
How long were you/have you been a member of CUPE? In what roles?
Thirteen years, four provinces, eight employers. Progressing from a Utility Operator in training to class four Utility Operator.
“If you don’t know why a job needs to be done, you probably won’t do a good job.”
Tell us about your life outside of work.
Most of my free time is spent with my family, otherwise I am reading books on psychology and philosophy.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
I have not listened to any U2 music since September 5th 1994. Why? Because they suck.
What advice do you have for those who are new to the workforce?
If you don’t know why a job needs to be done, you probably won’t do a good job.