Michael Gottfried – WCW Member Profile

Working-in-Water-logoWCW Member Profile – Michael Gottfried

Michael GottfriedName: Michael Gottfried
Position: Supervisor Water Maintenance Distribution
Organization: City of Winnipeg
Born and Raised: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Education/Training

Level IV Certification Water Distribution, Safety Committee, Water Constable

History in the industry and as a WCW member

Been on the MWWA board for a year and a half. Been with the City of Winnipeg for 27 years. Starting at the bottom and working my way up to supervisor.

Typical day

Supervise excavation water crews in daily repairs.

Job Satisfaction

Bringing safe drinking water to the citizens of Winnipeg.

Main challenges

Safety and ever-changing protocol to delivering drinking water to Winnipeg.

Advice

Work hard and pay attention, there is a lot to learn and the industry is always evolving.

Time away from work

Family, hockey, fishing, golfing.

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