Ralph is arguably one of the best excavator operators I’ve ever seen. And he’s only in his early 30’s. You wouldn’t know it by talking with him, since there’s little ego to notice, but it’s a different story when he’s in the seat of his million-dollar machine owned by Muschlitz Excavating.
Millennials have a bad name, especially in mining and construction. As soon as the word millennial is uttered on any jobsite in America, words like lazy, entitled, and impatient are soon to follow. Patton is one millennial who is proving everyone wrong through actions rather than words.