Jaime Contreras

Each month we highlight operators and other employees for their exceptional customer service. This month we recognize Jaime Contreras, for going 22 consecutive years without a preventable accident.

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Contreras is 1 of 529 bus operators recognized for going at least one consecutive year without having a preventable accident, but leads the group. After receiving the commendation, we wanted to know more about Jaime, and he graciously agreed to answer a few of our questions.

How long have you driven for RTD, and have you always been a bus driver?
Yes! I’ve driven for RTD for 23 years.
What were you in a previous life?
A chef!
What do you like best about your job?
I really enjoy being outside and meeting different people. It’s also great to see different places.
If you could listen to music while working, what type?
Pink Floyd.
If you could deck out your bus, what style? 
Something psychedelic would be fun.
If you could change your uniform color, what color? 
I would pick jeans and a turquoise shirt.
What type of service would you drive if given the choice and/or favorite service to drive or operate?
The MallRide!