Operation Falcon Worker Q&A: Meet Eric Lanteigne

It's no secret Operation Falcon is being carried by dedicated and skilled employees. Many have returned from out west to New Brunswick to add their talents to the operation. We caught up with Eric Lanteigne who filled us in on how he's spending his time now that he's home.

Eric Lanteigne

Eric Lanteigne

Q. What is your Trade?

A. I am a Journeyman Scaffolder (day shift) with Jacobs during Operation Falcon.

Q. What is your hometown?

A. I’m from Allanville, Miramichi.

Q. Do you have any pets?

A. I have a cat, Mimioune. She showed up at my door one day and stayed. I actually live in the house and she lives in the cabin. I go there every day to look after her.

Q. Who do you enjoy spending time with?

A. I have two nieces and a nephew that I spend a lot of time with, Emma, Kayla and Julian.

Q. What are your favorite foods?

A. I like to cook - fresh salads, rib steaks, anything grilled or steamed.

Q. What are your reasons for working safely?

A. Working safely is a big sign of respect for yourself and for others. I don’t want anyone to get hurt and I don’t want to get hurt. There is still too many things I want to accomplish, so many goals in life.

Q. What are your hobbies?

A. I spend a lot of time outside and at my camp. I own three woodlots and I cut wood which I’ve done since I was 16 years old. I am buying a portable mill and starting my own business. I enjoy ATVing camping, fishing, and hunting. I play (and collect) guitars. I have two motorcycles.

Q. What brings you to Irving Oil?

A. I worked out west and like being home. It is a more balanced lifestyle. There is a decent dollar to be made here at home.