NEXCO CENTRAL

INTERVIEW

interview [Facilities / Equipment]

2012 Joined Graduate School of Engineering, Completed

Takafumi Yamamoto

TAKAFUMI YAMAMOTO

At the time of interview Nagoya Regional Head Office Office Construction Division Facility Construction Section

* Coverage: February 2020

History so far

2012年4月
Tokyo Regional Head Office Hamamatsu Conservation and Service Center Facility
2014年7月
Kanazawa Regional Head Office Maintenance / Service Division Facility Team
July 2018
Nagoya Regional Head Office Office Construction Division Facility Construction Section

Q.1

What motivated you to join the company?

Since I was little, I was excited about the Expressway that carries various people's thoughts, and was also attracted to SAPA's extraordinary feeling. I wanted to connect this Expressway space with my own hands and connect it to the future.

Q.2

What is your job?

I am in charge of designing and placing orders for all facilities and equipment that will be installed on the Expressway under construction. Since the road construction has not yet started, we are studying the layout of facilities and equipment specifications in anticipation of future opening. We are always aware of issues in maintenance after the opening, and are working to improve them from the time of construction. We also provide support for ordering procedures and technical support for equipment specifications so that construction offices can carry out construction smoothly.

Q.3

How rewarding is this job?

We have high expectations for customers and locals who are looking forward to the opening of Expressway. In order to meet this expectation, we work together with construction companies and related local governments to carry out our business, and it is worthwhile that Expressway is completed every day.
There are various issues on the site, such as the need to switch operations while utilizing existing equipment, but together with group employees and construction companies, we narrow down our wisdom and solve them step by step. When it was successfully opened, I realized that the steady accumulation of daily activities became " Expressway ", and I felt a great sense of accomplishment.

Q.4

Of this company you think
Please tell me the charm and features

The appeal of NEXCO CENTRAL is that you can engage in a wide range of tasks in various places. By repeating job rotation and gaining knowledge by touching many people and technologies, you can feel your own growth by applying it to your next job.
In addition, my job is to take on new challenges every day, such as devising equipment specifications to make it easier to maintain and manage, and my work may be expanded to company-wide initiatives. I think NEXCO CENTRAL 's appeal is that you can reflect your thoughts on Expressway nationwide.

Q.5

Please tell us your future goals

In the world, technological innovation is progressing quickly, and it is required that Expressway 's facilities and equipment also incorporate technology that meets the times. Expressway There is a wide range of things to be tackled as a facility profession, such as countermeasures against aging and autonomous driving technology. We will continue to create Expressway so that customers can use it safely, safely and comfortably by reflecting and reflecting on-site issues and new technologies.

A day's schedule

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2014 Joined Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering / Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering / Department / Graduation

Hiroki Matsuoka

HIROKI MATSUOKA

At the time of interview Hachioji Regional Head Office Hachioji Conservation and Service Center Facility Manager

* Coverage: February 2020

History so far

2014年4月
Kanazawa Regional Head Office Tsuruga Maintenance and Service Center Facility
July 2018
Hachioji Regional Head Office Hachioji Conservation and Service Center Facility

Q.1

What motivated you to join the company?

I wanted to work for a company that would support people's natural sense. In addition, I was attracted to the company because I was attracted to the areas where I could work in various fields related to the Expressway business in general, without being limited to work in specialized fields.

Q.2

What is your job?

We manage the maintenance and operation of various facilities installed on Expressway so that customers can use our facilities safely, securely and comfortably 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Specifically, in order to respond to equipment failures and to continue using the equipment on the Expressway safely, we will formulate a renewal plan based on the PDCA cycle, and order and supervise construction. In recent years, or took the field commander toward the early opening in the event of a disaster by the typhoon, anticipation of the Tokyo Olympic Games, comfortable Expressway so that you are able to use a Expressway also has conducted business on the improvement aimed to improve equipment on .

Q.3

How rewarding is this job?

In the event that an accident or disaster causes a road closure, the NEXCO CENTRAL Group will unite and coordinate with customers, work on site and coordinate with related organizations. There are a lot of people involved, and it is difficult to secure traffic in a short period of time, but I feel a sense of accomplishment if I can safely remove the traffic. We are also taking on new challenges every day so that we can use the Expressway more safely. When I was in charge of establishing a new alerting system that provides voice guidance as a measure against traffic congestion in the Kobutsu Tunnel, I was picked up on TV and felt very rewarding.

Q.4

Of this company you think
Please tell me the charm and features

Job rotation allows you to experience a wide range of tasks. You can expand your horizons because you can work without being restricted to your specialty. Another attraction is the ability to make a significant contribution to society through Expressway operations. Currently, I am in charge of construction work related to the enhancement of Expressway facilities for the Tokyo Olympics, but it feels a big mission to support a big national event like the Olympics, and I accomplished it I think the sense of accomplishment is a great attraction.

Q.5

Please tell us your future goals

It is to contribute to the improvement of equipment and the development of technology for further improving the safety and convenience of Expressway. Technological innovation in recent years is progressing rapidly, and new technologies are being created one after another, such as the advancement of IoT and the development of AI technology. By utilizing these technologies for facilities on Expressway, we will develop and introduce systems in line with the present era, and improve the convenience of customers by improving the functions of Expressway facilities. I want to make use of what I have experienced at the maintenance and service center to create an environment where more efficient maintenance can be performed.

A day's schedule

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