It's totally possible to do all the boring tedious things you do in a place filled with people you love to be around. You might be small, boring, and easy to overlook, but you can still find meaning in your life.
I just think there's a janitor at the space station that probably enjoys a lot of perks. A dishwasher at a big venue who gets free tickets that they get to share with their friends and family on their off days. Security guard at the testing center for toy guns that shoot foam darts.
Being mundane is not always a bad thing. There are so many important things to do that are not exciting at face value.
Contentment is wealth.
Baking soda.