He got his orders from his section chief. Then he went out and did what needed to be done.
With the completion of each task he returned for the next set of orders. It went on all day with the usual breaks to chow down with mates and peers. At the end of each day it was finished, once again.
He handed in the keys he checked out at the beginning of each day, looking to the chief.
"You know, sergeant, you're the go to guy around here, aren't you?"
That was the only compliment he ever needed to hear.