Coffee Break Q&A

What’s your name?
Jonny Beckett

What’s your role at Absolute?
Site Manager

When did you join Absolute?
15/05/2015

Why did you choose to join Absolute?
I’d been sub contracting to Absolute for a while and enjoyed the new challenge of working in a commercial environment, having come from a domestic building background it was Interesting learning new skills

What’s your favourite bit about the job?
Everyday is different, every job is different new challenges to overcome and problems to solve keep it interesting. Meeting new clients working with them and seeing projects through to completion and finished to high standards gives great job satisfaction.

What’s been your favourite project at Absolute so far?
The jobs for Leeds Utd, from the transformation of the out of date changing rooms to the modernisation of their banqueting suites through to the transformation of the training ground

What’s been your favourite building to work in?
Ashfield healthcare simply because of the Canteen, the people and free coffee! …and obviously the great transformation of the office space.

Where are you from originally?
Wakefield

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not at work?
Cycling mainly spending time with the family and diy projects on my home.

What’s you favourite place in the world and why?
Yorkshire. It’s got it all fantastic scenery great roads (for cycling), the friendliest people in England, great beer and of course Yorkshire puddings!

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?
My family and friends

What’s your biscuit of choice at work?
It has to be the Hobnob

What’s your favourite movie?
Impossible to answer. Depends on my mood

What’s your favourite TV show?
I love all the comedy panel shows

Who’s your favourite band?
Kasabian, they’re the best live band ever!

What’s the next item on your bucket list?
Don’t really have one just enjoy new experiences as they happen.

If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you would do?
Celebrate with my family and friends

If you could be a fictional character, who would you choose and why?
I’ve always thought it would be amazing to be Spider-Man, so I’d have to pick him!

If you could learn to do anything, what would you do?
Very interested in blacksmithing at the moment

If you could have one superpower, what would you pick and why?
Invisibility there’s not a lot you can’t do, if you can’t be seen!!

Finally, what three words would you use to describe life at Absolute?
Interesting - Challenging - Fun