TEAMMATE SPOTLIGHT – SOL TRINIDAD
AIRBORNE Tampa’s Teammate Spotlight features employees throughout the company. Every month, we will introduce you to a teammate who makes AIRBORNE Tampa possible.
Meet Sol Trinidad…
What’s your role at AIRBORNE TAMPA?
“My role as an employee of AIRBORNE TAMPA is storekeeper. Customer service is the main priority among other responsibilities like receiving, issuing, inventory and special projects.”
How long have you worked at AIRBORNE TAMPA?
“My start date at AIRBORNE Tampa was December 2, 2019. Previous to that I was deployed in a mission where I had the same amount of responsibility.”
What interest you / how did you get started in aviation?
“My interest for aviation came about with the military. I am a member of the Air National Guard at MacDill, where numerous times I have been sent to the flight line to retrieve parts for the aircraft and always looked at the mechanics to see what their job entitled.”
Do you remember your first flight?
“My first flight was when I was 2 years old. My parents took me on a trip to Puerto Rico on an American Flight. The reason I remember is because the flight attendant gave me a pin with wings on it.”
What’s your favorite vacation or travel spot?
“My favorite travel spot is Germany and Paris. I went back in 2017 and feel in love with all the food and the way people treated you, opening the doors, saying bon jour all the time. Beautiful place to visit I would recommend it. ”
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
“If I had any superpower it would be healing, because I like to help people and dislike people to have any type of pain.”
What did you want to be when you grew up?
“When I grow up I wanted to be a Registered Nurse.”
What do you like to do outside of work ?
“Main thing that I like to do is relax and go to the beach. Also, love going to baseball and hockey games! GO TAMPA BAY RAYS & LIGHTNING”
What would you tell others interested in working at AIRBORNE TAMPA; interested in aviation?
“I would recommend AIRBORNE TAMPA to anyone who loves airplanes and would like to be part of the material world. It’s amazing to learn every day the different types of planes and material that goes into an aircraft that you would never as a passenger realize.”
What’s your favorite quote?
“ Why fit in when YOU were born to STAND OUT” – Dr. Seuss.