James moved from Hawaii to Las Vegas in 1999 to attend UNLV. After graduating with his bachelor's degree in Business Management from UNLV, he worked in the construction industry for a few years. The economic downturn in 2008 led him to seek out a more stable career. James held several positions within the department including, Tree Worker, Equipment Operator, Irrigation, Construction Supervisor, and now Facilities Supervisor. All these positions means James is very versatile and has knowledge in many different areas. His main duties include supervising 4 crews, training, ordering tools and materials, and planning for future projects.