John Niwa, Week of April 4, 2011
John Niwa, an Aviation Landscape Maintenance Coordinator, and an employee with the City for over 16 years, is this weeks Employee of Week. Niwa saved the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority an estimated $460,000. Upon reviewing plans for a water re-use project in the airport, John came up with a re-route that eliminated disruption to traffic and resulted in the significant savings.
“The remarkable attitude and craftsmanship Mr. Niwa possesses is a great example to other department workers”, said Charles D. Brice of the Airfield Maintenance Manager of Aviation Department. “It is a blessing that John truly loves his work. He greatly deserves this award of distinction for his continuous and unselfish dedication.”