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Job/Career?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Toy4Life, Sep 26, 2007.

  1. Sep 26, 2007 at 1:32 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life [OP] 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    I've been a member of TW for about a month now. I see a lot of new trucks and a load of $ put into mods. Just out of curiosity, what does everyone do for a living?

    I drive a garbage truck, picking up residential waste. Hard work, but decent money for the area I live in.
     
  2. Sep 26, 2007 at 1:49 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    I'm a network administrator for General Dynamics on Ft. Bragg
     
  3. Sep 26, 2007 at 2:11 PM
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    Spacedude

    Spacedude Well-Known Member

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    Bed mat, Access Limited Edition tonneau cover, DeeZee Elite nerf bars, AVS Bugflector II, Toyota aluminum skid plate, Toyota TRD seat covers.
    I'm an Associate Scientist for Abbott Laboratories. This means I test and validate new hardware/software designs, and troubleshoot/repair medical instruments used in hospitals/labs. It works for me.
     
  4. Sep 26, 2007 at 2:40 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life [OP] 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    High tech stuff it sound like.
     
  5. Sep 26, 2007 at 2:58 PM
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    Mudbug

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    Amsoil 0w-20 engine oil and Amsoil Full synthetic 75w-90 in the Transmission, transfer case, front and rear Differentials. AFE Cold Air Intake
    Technical support helpdesk for ACS. It's pretty entry level. I troubleshoot hardware/software issues for Burger King stores in the U.S and Canada. It's fun though I get to play God and dial in and screw with stuff on the managers networks haha. Not a bad job for 19 and not even an associates yet.

    I'm going to school and heading for a mechanical/aeorospace engineering degree.
     
  6. Sep 26, 2007 at 3:24 PM
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    gdawg25

    gdawg25 Zoom-Zoom

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  7. Sep 26, 2007 at 3:30 PM
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  8. Sep 26, 2007 at 4:01 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life [OP] 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    Although garbage is not for everyone, I have a lot of fun at work. I get to destroy things all day long. I own the road when I'm on it....go ahead and try to push my 40 ton truck out of the way:p. You wouldn't believe some of the really nice stuff some people throw away.
     
  9. Sep 26, 2007 at 4:01 PM
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    AUDITECH

    AUDITECH Carolina Alliance: LAZY DIVISION

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    jack of all trades master of none

    worked on bowling machines out of high school
    Co-op with NASA wind tunnels in hampton va AAS in mech eng tech
    long haul truck driver for 9 1/2 years (alaska only state i havent been in)
    went to hawaii on vac
    Local truck driver for 2 years
    back to school got ASE master tech cert after working on Audi's for a year
    Now im a forklift tech for a company with good bennies.

    still wouldnt mind doing the wind tunnel thing again that job i loved so much had to leave when slick got into office and cut NASA's money.
     
  10. Sep 26, 2007 at 4:03 PM
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    Sorry folks for not doing my homework. I didn't check for any similar threads.
    Thanks for the links.
     
  11. Sep 26, 2007 at 5:53 PM
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    coreyredken

    coreyredken Well-Known Member

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    I use to be a Novell Network Administrator.... Now for the past 4 years... I've been dressing hair... so, I'm a hairsylist. And I make just as much money doing hair as I did networking/PC junky, if not more...
     
  12. Sep 26, 2007 at 6:02 PM
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    brownie374

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    Union Boilermaker,if you use electricity you need Boilermakers
     
  13. Sep 26, 2007 at 6:03 PM
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    I was a salesman/driver for Pepsi, I hated that job. I make almost as much doing trash and have a whole lot less stress to deal with.
     
  14. Sep 26, 2007 at 7:10 PM
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    ZonKs

    ZonKs Can speak french in Russian.

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    Im a cable splicer/lineman for AT&T. I have a fair amount of education: 2 bachelors and 1/2 a masters (i never finished), with my last degree being technical/computers (networking, programming, etc.). This job offered me the best starting salary (by FAR) and benefits than any networking/admin job I was offered. So I took it. Who knows about the future...:D

    Ted
     
  15. Sep 26, 2007 at 7:18 PM
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    I have been a PBX tech/installer/repair since 78. Now trying to convert to the IP PBX/router world.
     
  16. Sep 26, 2007 at 7:21 PM
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    You own your own salon or work for someone else?
     
  17. Sep 26, 2007 at 7:31 PM
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    Amsoil 0w-20 engine oil and Amsoil Full synthetic 75w-90 in the Transmission, transfer case, front and rear Differentials. AFE Cold Air Intake
    A lot of hair stylist rent out a styling place for the day or an hour or whatever. So they don't work for anyone but they do pay rent on a non regular basis. Don't know if thats the case here.
     
  18. Sep 26, 2007 at 7:38 PM
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    ZonKs

    ZonKs Can speak french in Russian.

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    What kind of switches? I worked with AVAYA PBX's (Partner, Merlin, etc.) for a year or so, and started working with Office IP (Avaya's version of VoIP) before i left the company.
     
  19. Sep 26, 2007 at 8:12 PM
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    Rf engineer and technician work for a company called avenger engineering sub contractor for at&t wireless and nokia
     
  20. Sep 26, 2007 at 8:24 PM
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