This month we have got our Project Manager and Snr Systems Engineer, Eben on the hot seat. We find out what he would have done if not this job role, and it is a pleasant surprise. Read through his answers to get to know Eben him a little bit better.
What do you do?
My role consists of managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure for our clients and internal staff. I help and assist them in the best way possible.
What’s life like at ONGC?
ONGC is such a varied workplace where you’ll never find a dull day and no two days are ever the same!
What’s the best thing about working for ONGC?
Teamwork, teamwork and teamwork – they are like a family to my family, and I. Everyone is so supportive, and we work together so seamlessly.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
The thing I love the most is staying up-to-date with new technologies and finding new innovative ways of being able to help people.
What would you do if you weren’t in your current job role?
Most probably a commercial pilot.
How do you define success?
The excitement about what you do, sticking with what matters through hard times and mostly living a life you can feel proud of.
Who do you look up to?
Any person that gets knocked down in life and fights to get up and change his/her circumstances.
What’s the one thing you couldn’t live without?
What is your biggest fear?
Haha, anything that can kill you I suppose!
What is your favourite thing to do?
Definitely boating and camping. I enjoy spending time outdoors in nature and of course, spending time with the family.
Tell us something that might surprise us about you.
I did my Personal Pilots License a long time ago.
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do?
Pack up the family and immigrate to a new country and new life!
If you could tell your 13-year-old self something now, what would it be?
Always keep your head up and push through hard times!! Life is challenging, but it gets better, and everything leading up is so worth it!
That’s a Wrap!
What a great insight into Eben’s life! Keep an eye out next month for Louise’s take on life and how she finds working for ONGC.