UPSers Vic Valentin and Joe Gonsalves are aircraft maintenance technicians. Vic works in Honolulu, Hawaii, and Joe in Long Beach, California. Both have been honing their craft for 50 years.
Their amazing longevity in the aircraft maintenance industry, along with outstanding performance and nominations from management, helped them secure the FAA’s highly coveted Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. The Master Mechanic rank has only been achieved by 2,544 other people in the history of aviation.