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City Employee Named Emergency Vehicle Technician of the Year
March 24, 2022 -- The Fleet Management Department of the City of Houston is proud to announce that one of its own, Shop Manager Gregory (Greg) Miller, has been awarded the distinction of “Emergency Vehicle Technician of the Year” by the Texas Association of Emergency Vehicle Technicians (TAEVT). The award was made at the Southwest Emergency Vehicle Technician Conference, hosted March 20 - 25, 2022 in Fort Worth.
"I am proud of Greg for his success and for representing the City of Houston in such a positive light," said Gary Glasscock, Director of Fleet Management. "Keeping our fleet in top shape is about more than turning wrenches-- first responders rely on these vehicles to save lives and protect our citizens. Beyond his many technical certifications and accolades, Greg is best known by friends and colleagues as a very hard worker that is passionate about public service and dedicated to the pursuit of quality."
Miller began his employment with the City of Houston as a mechanic in 2012 and he now oversees the maintenance of heavy firefighting vehicles such as pumpers, ladder trucks, and aircraft rescue and firefighting equipment. He is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified master technician for both light and heavy-duty vehicles. He has also achieved master level certification status for the maintenance and repair of fire trucks and ambulances.
Miller has additionally been selected to receive a City of Houston ZIP award for his significant contributions to ensuring a Safety-First work environment. The ZIP program ("Zero is Possible") is a standards-based safety campaign with the primary goal of driving the City’s occupational safety awareness and mindset toward zero accidents, zero injuries and zero safety compromises.
The Texas Association of Emergency Vehicle Technicians is one of the largest state emergency vehicle technician organizations in the nation. It works to promote the growth, skills development, and professionalism of emergency vehicle technicians to help ensure public sector emergency vehicles are properly maintained and available for public safety.