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What do you do for work?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by ForeRunner, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. Battle Pope

    Battle Pope Christ-a-licious

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    That post was over 7 years ago. I've been working for a paving company the last couple years and it sucks! I miss running excavators.
     
  3. tagaman670

    tagaman670 Hafa Adai!

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    I am in the Airforce, i worked as a confinement officer, currently in technical school to be a combat arms instructor
     
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    I work at the Mercedes plant in Alabama and I keep the robots running and the line moving.
     
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    steve o 77 braaap

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    I got to work the line for a week at the Honda plant out there as part of my training. That's hard work, I was definitely sore the first few days.
     
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  8. 01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    4WD Conversion, No-slip locker, 5100s set at 2.5" and shackles in the back. Black 2nd gen rims, and Courser M/T tires, Bull Bar,Fog lights, UWS toolbox, CB Radio, Fiberglass antenna, 2nd Gen Badges, Deck Plate Mod, Diff Breather Mod, Sockmonkey decals.

    Who do you work for?


    I get to!!


    I am about to start working as a management trainee on the railroad, will be a track supervisor in a year!
     
  9. timmytoast

    timmytoast Card-Carrying Illuminati Member

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    I work for a company called H&H Engineering Construction, Inc.

    I only drive the Hi-Rail when I'm inspecting a certain industry track.

    I was offered a job a few years ago as a Track Foreman with Kiewit's South West rail division. I didn't want to travel as much as the job required so I turned down the offer. It's looking like I'll be moving into Construction/Project Management in a few years.
     
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    Journeyman electrician/ plant E/I and maintenance
     
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    CRD/HCU Technician for GE.

    CRD=Control Rod Drive. HCU=Hydraulic Control Unit

    In laymen terms, I work on nuclear reactors. I get to travel around the country and sometimes out of the country.

    I can honestly say, I love my job. Spring, I am away from home a lot but I am home for quite a while in the summer. It allows me to do a lot of diving/fishing.

    If you are single, which I am not, mechanically inclined and like to travel, I would highly recommend getting into the nuclear industry as a tech during shut-downs.
     
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    Heavy duty mechanic, recently switched from field work to working out of the shop.

    I miss the field.
     
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    that would be pretty awesome I'm a traveling wind turbine technician but I have always wondered about nuclear power plants
     
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    RedNeck D Dirty Pirate

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    Currently I am the shop foreman for a dealership collision center. I love my career. I started nine years ago as a porter pushing brooms and washing cars by hand. From there I learned collision repair and moved upto helper and then upto a tech. Awesome field to get into with many perks and open doors.
     
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    James, from what I have heard from the guys I know that have done wind turbine work, nuclear pays much better.
    I would like to experience being x number of feet up in the air though! Nuclear plants are pretty ugly, no windows but, they are really cool looking inside. Reminds me of call of duties.
     
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    id like to get in to nuclear if I ever got the chance but for now I'm sticking with wind. I really would do any kind of power production; wind, nuclear, hydro, solar, even natural gas and coal wouldn't be that bad because there are plants everywhere do I'd have decent job security even if I had to move away. Where I'm from we have a natural gas plant, 2 damns and thousands of wind turbines all within a fifty mile radius and its a town of only 3000 people
     
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    Bought my Tacoma on Wednesday and now I leave for Mexico tomorrow morning for over a month for work.
     
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    Yea I don't blame you it was great getting to run all kinds of heavy equipment. I see heavy equipment go by on trucks and I wanna get back into it but I'm stuck being a maintenance mechanic/electrician/generator mechanic.
     
  19. Ryan DCFS

    Ryan DCFS New guy

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    Elevator Constructor Apprentice - IUEC local 8.

    I'm Paramedic as well, but not working in that field right now.

    Building elevators and escalators in new construction is a blast.
     
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