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What do you do for work?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by 4x4Runner, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. Jan 7, 2019 at 5:11 AM
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    theredofshaw

    theredofshaw Well-Known Member

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    That’s why I’m glad mine had her GI Bill to use. It covered all but one semester of her MBA (maybe $3-4K) and we had to pay for books that weren’t completely covered by the stipend every semester.
     
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  2. Jan 7, 2019 at 9:45 AM
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    SeaPA

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    I couldn't agree more. Consider yourself lucky that she chose the accounting profession. No shortage of work for a CPA. She could be getting a history or psych degree.

    Highly recommend Becker CPA review for her when the time comes. It's expensive but well worth it.
     
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  3. Jan 7, 2019 at 9:52 AM
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    theredofshaw

    theredofshaw Well-Known Member

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    That’s what my wife used. Bonus for her was the school recommended it and had a class that provided the materials at a steep discount.
     
  4. Jan 10, 2019 at 10:50 PM
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    Wizzard005

    Wizzard005 Well-Known Member

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    Own a IT Company in Hawaii, Dog trainer and YouTube vLogger
     
  5. Jan 10, 2019 at 10:53 PM
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    ImplicitlyAlberta

    ImplicitlyAlberta VA6DCO

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    David
    edmonton
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    06 SR5 Trail Rated, 16 Tundra CM TRD
    TC Uni Uppers, TC race lowers, TC shock tower gusset/ secondary shock hoop, Modified Pelfrey rear shock relocate, ATO shackle flip,radflo hydro bumps front and rear, Radflo 2.0 CO/ 14" rear, Arb rear air locker, ARB front bump/m8000, Road armor rear bump/m8000, FJ TransCase/ Twin sticks....other shit.
    Busy man. Buts its not work if you love it.
     
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  6. Jan 10, 2019 at 11:18 PM
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    Taco-Obsessed

    Taco-Obsessed Well-Known Member

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    2015 4X4 DBLCB LB FTMFW
    Kings ext travel with resis + TC UCA, Dakar s with B110 ext. Billies + ext brake lines ubolt flip with super bumps, bruteforcefab hybrid front and HC rear, 33s FN wheels cab mount chop/pinch hammering, on and on .. lots more to come
    Wildlife Biologist for a water district, run an independant consulting company (just me on weekends and evenings, wildlife research, couple projects), and father of 3 year old boy and 3 year old girl. Calm down, one mom .. their twins.
     
  7. Jan 11, 2019 at 7:34 AM
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    nDub

    nDub You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream.

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    Which water district? You’re in CA?
     
  8. Jan 11, 2019 at 10:54 AM
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    Taco-Obsessed

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    SCVWD, Santa Clara County

    you?
     
  9. Jan 12, 2019 at 8:22 AM
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    nDub

    nDub You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream.

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    SFPUC Hetch Hetchy.

    I’m a water resource engineer working in our hydrology group. We work with the wildlife biologist in our natural resources group all the time.

    Great industry to be in :cheers:
     
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  10. Jan 12, 2019 at 12:46 PM
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    Taco-Obsessed

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    Agreed. Some of my colleagues collaborate with SFPUC currently. When I was a consultant I worked on the New Irvington ? Tunnel - NIT project for SFPUC.

    I regularly work with engineers on Capitol projects.

    Cheers.
     
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  11. Jan 18, 2019 at 12:59 PM
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    snozberries

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    Currently a Fiber Support Coordinator covering the Bay Area and down towards Monterey.
     
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  12. Jan 18, 2019 at 4:36 PM
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    IPNPULZ

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    Somewhere in time.....
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    going to be fun!
    Any HR people in here that could PM me as I have a few questions on a few things and could use some advice from someone on that side....
     
  13. Jan 20, 2019 at 9:44 PM
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    2004TacomaSR5

    2004TacomaSR5 Nemesis Prime

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    Tacoma is stock and staying that way, Pickup is TBA as of now.
    Finally got a full time gig doing what I've dreamed about since middle school, despite my family's wishes. I am now a fully dedicated local truck driver for a small livestock feed company near town. Hourly pay and home every night, I didn't even have to get stuck doing OTR like I feared I would. I had a brief job at the end of the summer driving a gravel belly dump for a road construction outfit, but that fell through due to early winter arrival and I was laid off after a month so didn't get much seat time as I wanted.

    Truck is a 2007 International 9200i day-cab, 10spd and Cummins ISX engine with just over 360k miles.
    Trailer is a 42' aluminum auger tanker, with one auger in the belly as well as a vertical auger that can swing out, be raised and lowered depending on where the product needs to be unloaded via remote control. Has 8 seperate bins total, and the gates are operated by cranks along the driver's side flank of the trailer. The SP stickers are there for my and the company I work for's privacy, sorry! LolMWAS International with auger trailer edited.jpg
     
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  14. Jan 21, 2019 at 5:47 AM
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    loosnut

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    ome 2.5lift leer cap
    Nice work landing the job you wanted.:fistbump:
     
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  15. Jan 21, 2019 at 5:58 AM
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    ImplicitlyAlberta

    ImplicitlyAlberta VA6DCO

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    If you do what you love, youll never work a day in your life!
    Good on you for making YOUR own decision.
     
  16. Jan 21, 2019 at 4:27 PM
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    Tacos4ever15

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    Congrats !! Been a Transportation Relocation Engineer [aka truck driver] for over 37 years, take your time and learn everything you can about this screwed up industry, it’s not for everyone. Remember it’s winter, so slow down and take it easy, there’s no load worth risking your life or someone else’s , you are the captain of your ship, not your boss or anybody else, not comfortable driving in a storm, park it, it’s not worth it, and I’ve driven in a bunch of shit over the years. Take care and enjoy that ride.
     
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  17. Jan 22, 2019 at 1:46 AM
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    Harry2015

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    Couldn't agree more!
     
  18. Jan 22, 2019 at 7:49 PM
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    sergeantrex

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    None yet
    Correctional Sergeant at a California state Prison for 26 years. Retire in 2021 :)
     
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  19. Jan 22, 2019 at 7:51 PM
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    StayinStock

    StayinStock Whatever

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    Welcome to TW and congrats on the upcoming retirement!
     
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  20. Jan 22, 2019 at 8:52 PM
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    nDub

    nDub You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream.

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    Welcom to TW!
     
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