February 13

Community Connection – Mateo Brazinha

For my COL I interviewed my uncle Domenic Brazinha he is a construction worker but we have the same passion of soccer, he coached my soccer team, he works for Four Brother Masonary and Cement.


1. Why are you passionate about your job?

A- “Being able to work with my hands and not being in an office, outdoorsy, working longer hours and tons of advancement”

2. What obstacles have you faced to get where you are today?

A- “Obstacles, I worked at BMO and worked at Telus, and learned it was not for me, I have had to work long nights shoveling and salting”

3- What advice would you give someone who is interested in what your doing?

A- “If your interested, just find a job with a good manager and apply”

4.  Would you be open to people from Riverside contacting you?

A- “Yeah sure, they can contact me” his email is @Dom.brazinha@hotmail.com

5. My question is, how did you get into your job?

A-  “I talked to the manager I knew that owned the company”

6-  My second question is, do you plan on doing your job for the next 5 years?

A- “Yes, I plan on doing my job for the next 5 years”