im going to school finally

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by laylow1994, Dec 3, 2006.

  1. laylow1994

    laylow1994 LawnSite Member
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    well i work for a company called valleycrest they are based out of california but have locations all over the U.S.. They are sending me to school finally after more than a year there... but the funny thing is they are sending me to tech 1 class and i know everything they are teaching.....
  2. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,496

    Pass that class then and maybe they'll send you to the next advanced one. :)
  3. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    Are you paid for the time that you spend in the class?
  4. Green Sweep

    Green Sweep LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Pittsburgh, PA
    Messages: 322

    May not be the best approach.
    There may be some things that you do not know, and it never hurts to reinforce what you do know.

    Thats the approach that I take during seminars, classes, etc.

  5. laylow1994

    laylow1994 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    yes im paid for the time im in class and i also get to take my company truck there also...
  6. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    valleycrest are they a small local company or something
  7. jerryrwm

    jerryrwm LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,274

    Valley Crest is actually one of the largest Green Industry Full Service Companies in the country. They have branches scattered all over the place. Right there with Brickmann, TruGreen, et al.
  8. PSUturf

    PSUturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 663

    Valleycrest is the largest landscape contractor in the US. I think I read that they had sales of $800-900 million last year.
  9. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    yeah i hope you know i was being sarcastic about that small company thing :waving:
  10. laylow1994

    laylow1994 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    i hope you were being sarcastic about them being small... and yes they made over 900 million dollars last year... they are spread out all over the U.S. they also own U.S. lawns also....

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