Rick Nelson

As Fire Protection Shop Manager of Southland’s Southwest prefabrication shop, Rick has over 30 years of experience in the Fire Protection industry. Working in various positions and for various fire sprinkler companies, he has gained experience in numerous areas such as: sales, installation, inspections, and service. Rick oversees all of the fabrication taking place, coordinates the workflow with field superintendents and foreman, and is responsible for creating and maintaining a fun and safe environment to ensure each Southland employees arrives home securely.

Using Lean Principles in Life and the Workplace

To inspire lean thinking, Southland employees are encouraged to compete in a monthly video ...