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Just curious what you folks do for a living. There's threads like this on other sites I'm on and I'm always amazed at the different walks of life represented.

I served in the US Army from '84 -'92 as a construction equipment mechanic, after I got out turning wrenches just wasn't paying the bills so I got into welding/fabricating and have been doing that ever since. I'm currently the shop manager/safety director for a local manufacturing company that makes replacement beds for pick-ups(fancy term for flatbeds:p) No degrees to go with the titles(self taught) so the money isn't what it could be but it pays the bills:)
 

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I am an Oil Field Safety Engineer on the North Slope of Alaska. I work for two weeks and then take 2 weeks off to ride :D
 

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I am an Oil Field Safety Engineer on the North Slope of Alaska. I work for two weeks and then take 2 weeks off to ride :D
You mean that place still exists? I was in Prudoe in the early seventies right after the the pipline hit Valdez. I hated that place. Between the bears and the cold I had to leave. I had to work TWO weeks to get ONE week off back then....
 

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You mean that place still exists? I was in Prudoe in the early seventies right after the the pipline hit Valdez. I hated that place. Between the bears and the cold I had to leave. I had to work TWO weeks to get ONE week off back then....
We are still here OBG ! Still cold and the bears are still trying to eat us but it is not too bad :D
 

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Self Employed Engineering Consultant in the Pharmaceutical Industry but looking at early retirement due to a lack of work -Blo*dy credit crunch :(
 

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USAF 1977-1988 -> Disability retired (100%)
U.S. Post Office -> 1990-1995 disability retired.

Part time for a local computer company
 

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what i do..

I dispatch and flight follow medical helicopters, ambulances and activate the trauma team as needed. I even have a big ass title... Licensed Aeromedical Communication Specialist.. woooooooooooooooooo.
 

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Don't faint... it's not all the glamour most people envision...

I'm a supervisor for a bank call center. They even gave me a fancy "officer" title!
 

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That is ok Skets, I am a finance guy also, had to wear my 2-piece for an interview this week, been a long time since I did that. Had to make sure my shoes where shiny. Good to be a money guy as long as business is there to support as always (wonder how long I will be unemployed this time, last time was 3 months, before that it was 9, ugh!!) More cycle riding time, ya?
 

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US Army- active duty since 06. Cable installer/maintainer and fiber optic specialist. Sounds fancy and highspeed right? It's a good civilian job, but in the Army...I'm nothin' but a Signal grunt! haha

Oh yeah I could splice the sh** out of some fiber for you, or gaff a telephone pole... run some cable in a manhole even, but most the time the other MOSs dump their extra work on us. IE* pulling weeds, guard duty, digging holes... whatever work THEY dont want to do, they just have us cable dawgs do. :)

Oh yeah, we still get to play with cool weapons, go hang out in the sandbox (aka Iraq) and ride in awesome machines.



This picture was taken in Kuwait.
 

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Thank you for your service CD! I was signal for my 1st 3 years(31c)and engineer(62b)for my last 5. Thanx for what you do!!
 

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Thank you for your service CD! I was signal for my 1st 3 years(31c)and engineer(62b)for my last 5. Thanx for what you do!!
Always good to have another Signal soldier around. ;)

My pleasure to give a little back to my great country!
 
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