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Honolulu District Employee Spotlight: Raymond Theard

Published Nov. 8, 2019
Honolulu District Employee Spotlight: Raymond Theard

Honolulu District Employee Spotlight: Raymond Theard


What is your name?
Raymond Theard
What is your official title?
Construction Control Representative
What office do you work in?
Schofield Barracks, Kunia Resident Office
Describe your job?
 Quality Assurance
What is something you learned in the last week?
Corps of Engineers Financial Management CEFMS II (CEFMS is a field level system that records financial transactions)
What challenges do you encounter when doing your job?
Trying to fit in all the mandatory training and integrate without losing track.
How does your job fit into the POH mission?
We insure the end user gets what they paid for…
If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
Pay off my mortgage and Travel
What inspires you or motivates you as you do your job?
Learning new things
What do you like most about working for the Honolulu District?
I always dreamed of working for the USACE in this position since in my 20s.
What was your first job?
 Plumber, US Army, self-explanatory
Where is the best place you’ve traveled to and why?
Here in Hawaii. Lucky to Live Aloha
What inspires you, and why?
 God, hope and belief.
What is the one thing you cannot resist?
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
 Save money
What do you like to do when you’re not working?
 Beach, watch comedy
Fill in the blank: I once met…
 Michele Obama
What chore do you absolutely hate doing?
Answering Surveys
If you could pick one superpower, what would it be?
What is your favorite quote? Why?
If at first you fail, try try again. Or something like that…

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