US Army Corps of Engineers
Tulsa District

Employee spotlight: Transportation Assistant (Fleet Manager), Bill Minnock

Published June 11, 2013

Current title: Transportation Assistant (Fleet Manager)

How long in current position: Since February 2013

Hobbies: Biking, fishing, hunting, playing cards.

Q: What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?

A: The best aspect of my job is making sure that all my customers are taken care of and that any problems are solved with satisfaction. I also want to ensure that any employee getting behind the wheel of a GSA or Corps-owned vehicle will be safe, and they shouldn’t have to worry about the safety of the vehicle.

Q: How does what you do help others in the district?

A: In many ways and aspects, there really isn’t a job out there that can be accomplished by just “one”. It always takes a team! So my work is just part of the team’s overall effort to make sure we have satisfied customers.

Q: How do you like working at the district so far?

A: I really enjoy my position. It came with a big learning curve, but I do enjoy challenges. It has been satisfying.

Q: What did you do prior to coming here?

A:  I served 10 years active duty Army, and then I served another 19 years with the Michigan National Guard. The last 11 years of my Guard time, I was also a Federal Technician. I Started out as a wheel mechanic and then moved up to become a state automotive inspector for the National Guard.  I retired from the National Guard in June, 2012.

Q: What do are some of your interests outside of work?

A:  I have a lot of interest, but I’m more on the curious side.  I’m always curious of what is out there, which leads me to explore. Being that I’m new to Oklahoma – there is a lot to explore!

Q:  What else would you like to add?

A: I’m just looking forward to meeting everyone and learning what the Corps does