Brad Smith

Brad

Meet: Brad

Role: Service Technician

Brad Describes Pied Piper as:

  • Professional

  • Efficient

  • Friendly

About Brad's Time at Pied Piper

How has Pied Piper helped you in your career development? 

There is lots of experience and knowledge on hand. A lot of people who can help out with any questions during service.

What do you find the most challenging at Pied Piper?

Main thing is coming into a new situation and determining what the problem is and then planning the best treatment to take care of it. Some of it is pretty straight forward and some of it you have to do some exploration and investigation to find out where stuff is and what the problem is.

What is the favorite part about working for Pied Piper?

The customer service. I enjoy being out and interacting with different people all day every day. Helping people resolve the problems they have.

If you could switch your job with anyone else within Pied Piper, whose job would you want?

I am pretty comfortable with what I do and enjoy it, maybe in the office doing scheduling and that sort of thing.

How did you come to work at Pied Piper?

Previously I was in manufacturing and it was in the Oil & Natural Gas so was not super stable at the time. So, I started looking through other options and met Dallas. I liked what he had to say, and he liked what I had to say. I liked the idea of traveling on the road and seeing new faces.

Fun Facts About Brad

Where is your hometown?

Muskogee, Oklahoma

Describe what you were like at age 10.

I was a little nature boy, out in the woods all the time, many grandparents had a lot of land. Hiking, Fishing, setting traps … that sort of thing.

How do you define success?

Work Life Balance is worth more to me than the financial side. At the end of the day, it is just doing a good job, knowing you did a good job, and helping people.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you?

Tom Hardy, because that is my wife’s favorite.

If you could meet anyone in the world dead or alive who would it be and why?

My father passed away several years ago. I would like to visit with him one more time.

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us.

I have an Art degree. Throughout my childhood I was involved with Fine Arts. I got a scholarship through college.

What phobias do you have?

I am not a big fan of open water…like deep water swimming.

What one food do you wish had zero calories?

Cheesecake

Before working at Pied Piper, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?

In the manufacturing field, the interesting part was the Metallurgy, we heat treated drill pipe for offshore rigs.

Which cartoon character would you most like to switch lives with?

Wiley Coyote, I could finally catch that bird.