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Diesel mechanics/tech thread!

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by YotaKid62, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Jul 6, 2012 at 9:34 PM
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    YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 [OP] Dirty mall crawler

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    I havent seen one on this yet and am curious to see if theres anyone out there in the diesel mechanics field. I recently got my first (official) job as a floor hand at the caterpillar shop and plan on attending their THINK BIG internship once graduated. Just wanted to see if theres anyone else out there.... this i suppose could be a B.S. thread.
     
  2. Jul 6, 2012 at 9:55 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Going to school for diesel tech.

    I'm up in ND working for the summer doing basic mechanic stuff.
     
  3. Jul 6, 2012 at 9:57 PM
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    Are you really 16? If so, awesome job for a 16 year old
     
  4. Jul 6, 2012 at 10:10 PM
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    Sweet dude where at?! Im workin at butler machinery in dickinson but live south of richardton.
     
  5. Jul 6, 2012 at 10:12 PM
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    YotaKid62

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    Yup! I've been set on mechanics for about a year now and love it! The shop is cool enough to let me work on stuff even if it is smaller stuff. I get to pull apart an engine once in awhil and do lots of rental inspections and cleaning/washing. Get to drive some cool stuf though! Ran a scraper the other day and have my own d6 dozer to work on now.
     
  6. Jul 6, 2012 at 10:17 PM
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    Thats facking awesome!
     
  7. Jul 6, 2012 at 10:21 PM
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    For the most part, except today i spent all day cleaning mouse shit out of the headliner on the thing. Nasty.:puke:
     
  8. Jul 6, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Between Tioga and Ray east of Williston. I live in Wildrose though hahaha.

    Going back to Reno/school end of August.

    I'm sure Cat would be fun, get yourself in a service truck and you'll be rolling in the money. :)

    Wish I had a case of that Cat Desert Gold grease, I'd like some for my truck!
     
  9. Jul 6, 2012 at 10:25 PM
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    And the dirt/snow... im more of a shop guy. Although evryone says the field is better because of the lesser amount of bs to put up with.
     
  10. Jul 7, 2012 at 4:49 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    Yeah I'd rather be in a shop too! :p
     
  11. Jul 7, 2012 at 8:17 PM
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    Yea it can be gay though sometimes. For instance all radios recently got banned from the shop because of radio wars.
     
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