Let's Get to Know… Dom Dufourcq!

December 2019

Name: Dom Dufourcq

Project Site: Monroe

Job Title: Commissioning Agent

How long have you worked for FSE? Since 2010

What do you like most about your job and why? I take satisfaction being able to provide our customers a great degree of assurance that the services they have delegated to our group receive my utmost attention.

What is your favorite place to visit and why? I favor mountain ranges because of a certain degree of difficulty, but also of the majestic views they reward me with once I have reached their summits.

What is your favorite restaurant and why? Don't tell my doctor… Fried chicken Original recipe, Colonel or Lee’s. Why ask?

What is your favorite movie and why? I prefer historical documentaries over movies, specifically WWII because I have come to appreciate the sacrifice soldiers have made to free the world from evil. Others are Saving Private Ryan, The Matrix and, more recently, Green Book.

What do I enjoy when not at work and why? Shooting my guns, playing bocce ball with my girlfriend Krina because I am too old for contact sports and we can do it together.

Describe your dream vacation. Walking the Appalachian Trail or part of it

What is your favorite hobby and why? Don't have any at the present, but I would like to take on carpentry because of the final results.

What I your favorite holiday and why? Christmas because I am a Christian.

If you could have a meal with one person (dead or alive), who would It be and why? FDR to ask him why he agreed to let Stalin keep the territories he regained. He would have avoided the Cold War.

If you could learn one thing, what would it be and why? To learn how to play the guitar because I like to sing.

If you could witness any past event, what would it be and why?The O.K. Corral shootout: true American Wild West saga.

If you could learn one thing, what would it be and why? Levitation - it would make other things easier 😊

What would you like to be doing in 5 years? Be darn close to retiring!!

Of what accomplishments are you most proud? NIST project in 2004-5, Gaithersburg MD. The degree of accuracy demanded in temperature control was overwhelming. I've never done or seen anything to that magnitude ever since.

If you could only eat three foods for the rest of your life, what would they be? Peanut butter (and strawberry preserves), steak (and eggs), and tomatoes.

What is the best piece of advice you have received? Be the best you can be because you won't please everyone.