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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by dallas » Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:53 pm

I am currently a people mechanic who teaches young docs in a university.

I have been a carpenter and airplane mechanic among my many jobs to get through college.

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Post by TheLastRifleMan » Mon Jul 21, 2014 5:49 pm

As of last September, nothing. Long story.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by DJH » Tue Apr 07, 2015 12:54 pm

Just landed a full time job with Metal Supermarkets as a delivery driver. Good-bye Pizza Hut, and Film Biz, we'll still be acquaintances, but I won't be seeing as much of ya. :awesome:
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by LJ126 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 1:15 pm

I've worn a bunch of different hats over the last fifteen years, but I'm currently a St. Louis City Park Ranger. We're employed and trained by the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department, as are the St. Louis City Marshals. We're not the interpretive, historian types of Rangers, but the law enforcement variety of Rangers - big difference in our jobs. I also work secondary as a critical infrastructure security officer for a major security company, my primary assignment being SLMPD HQ.

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I am the Batman. I cruise the streets of Vernacular City at night looking for evil doers and damsels in distress. Mostly I find drunks, meth heads and pill junkies.... doing something stupid or dangerous, often both. At dawn I return to my mansion on the hill and run Stercutus Enterprises during the day.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Shiloh » Tue Apr 07, 2015 3:23 pm

I'm a professional drunk child herder. Oh, and sometimes I get to do cool shit like help the FBI look for people with warrants who might be hiding on campus. :ooh:
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Post by Ad'lan » Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:08 pm

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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by TechnoSage » Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:44 pm

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Post by buck85 » Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:34 am

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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Zembecowicz » Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:15 pm

Currently I'm a software engineer. I've been alternating between that and being a Unix admin for the last ten years or so. I had a very brief stint as a network engineer.

In the past, I loaded trucks at UPS, sold vinyl siding and security systems, did tech support, and worked as a cashier at a hardware store.

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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by crypto » Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:24 pm

I keep the Bothans from getting the plans to the Death Star at a big aerospace/defense company, and I herd nerds.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Supervisor42 » Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:32 pm

Forklift Technician.
Now before you go thinking this is a horrible, grimy low-tech job, you have to consider a few things:
1) Free company vehicle. Everything is either on my way to work, or on my way home.
2) All the free unleaded gas I can burn (have not bought the first gallon of gas or used my vehicle to go to or from work in 20 years).
3) Every day something new to do, different equipment, different problem, different place, different city, never boring.
4) Recession proof. When the economy goes down, they have to spend buckets of money to keep their junk running because they can't afford to buy new stuff. When the economy is booming we sell a lot of new trucks and make money. Never have drawn unemployment in 30 years.
5) Job security. They won't dare piss me off because I could have 5 more jobs just like this one TOMORROW! We have had 2-3 positions open and unfilled everyday for the last 5 years. Nobody wants to work.
6) 401k+ matching, insurance, vacation, sick days, holidays, etc, yadda-yadda.

Here's kinda like what I do:
Suppose you are at work and call your car dealership and say: my car is in the parking lot at work and needs a waterpump. I need you to have a guy come out and change the waterpump on it in the parking lot and be done with it before I get off work...
TODAY!!!!!!
It'd be a little pricey. Even more so if it was a forklift.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Davo » Sun Aug 30, 2015 5:25 pm

Currently training people to use 3D printers.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Zimmy » Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:07 pm

Currently a millwright for the UTSW hospitals in Dallas I run all the mechanical, steam, and HVAC responses and PMs Its a gig, but I am missing the road and fixing the sexy impossible jobs.

Earlier versions of me have been as peacetime Airborne and Mech Infantryman, farmer, gunsmith, heavy equipment operator, rigger, butcher, frame and trim carpenter, bouncer, personal protection officer, lab tech, and control room operator for chemical and power plants.


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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Towanda » Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:09 pm

Got a new job at the end of April. Now I'm a dispatcher for a company that provides transportation for the disabled and the elderly.

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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Armed Hippie » Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:30 am

I got myself a full time job as a teacher now. :clap:
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by dangerdan » Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:22 am

LJ126 wrote:I've worn a bunch of different hats over the last fifteen years, but I'm currently a St. Louis City Park Ranger. We're employed and trained by the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department, as are the St. Louis City Marshals. We're not the interpretive, historian types of Rangers, but the law enforcement variety of Rangers - big difference in our jobs. I also work secondary as a critical infrastructure security officer for a major security company, my primary assignment being SLMPD HQ.

As an aside, hopefully y'all will see me fight in this coming Guns 'N Hoses, in November.
Hi, Springfield, mo here. Prior mil and college grad. Any chance of getting on with parks? My education is not in forestry or conservation.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Dragon80 » Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:12 pm

I'm in aseptic and ESL beverage processing. Looking to move west if given the opportunity, so if you know of anyone hiring...

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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Asymetryczna » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:18 am

Sophist. I run errands for grocery store clerks. In training with the Stoics.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Shiloh » Mon Jun 27, 2016 2:16 pm

Freelance online work. Mostly data entry and paid surveys, but I just applied to a place doing content review for search engines that pays per hour as opposed to by the task.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by Asymetryczna » Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:58 pm

My night shift includes my position as Person That Gets Complained To.
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Re: What do you guys do for employment?

Post by wrestlingnrj » Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:34 pm

Police officer last 5ish years and spent the decade before that working IT (hardware and software support) for a metal recycling chain.

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Post by Ad'lan » Sat Jul 16, 2016 1:34 pm

Ad'lan wrote:
Ad'lan wrote:
Ad'lan wrote:Kitchen Skivvy, (Ocassionally filling in as Barman or Second Chef), at a Pub
Shelf Stacker (Fresh Foods and Chilled Goods) - Waitrose
Meat and Fish Specialist (Meat and Fish Counter) - Waitrose

I'm actually an A-level student doing my last year, I have a provisional Place at manchester to study an MSci in Chemistry with Industrial Experiance. I plan on being an Industrial Chemsit.
I have since this post got a BSc in Chemistry, and I am now an industrial chemist.
I have since this post lived the dream, moved to Canada for a year, and now teach flint knapping, volunteer as a firefighter, and work on whatever jobs come my way to earn some cash (Boat Repair, Furniture Restoration, Selling Art, Deckhand, Woodcutter, Freelance Chemical Consultant, Tutor, Dogsbody).

But all dreams end in waking, and now I have to find another Industrial Chemist Job in the UK. I'm thinking of going back to school and being a teacher.
I got my old Industrial Chemistry Job back, with a raise and a promotion. Hated it for 6 months. Handed in my notice and spent 3 months unemployed working on flint knapping, bowmaking and fletching (all of which I now sell and teach). I then lucked out and got a position that seemed exactly suited to my skill set, so now I am a Research Assistant with a leading UK university and I work on improving decontamination techniques.
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