What's Your Occupation?

Discussion in 'The Chatterbox' started by BaylorGator, Sep 24, 2017.

  1. CrustyCat

    CrustyCat Well-Known Member

    I help make battery cells at the Tesla Gigafactory.
     
  2. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    We just had one open in 2014, near by in buffalo, NY.
     
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  3. Paul76

    Paul76 Well-Known Member

    direcional boring unit operator/ electrician. We mainly install piping for fiber optics backbone lines for a few communication companies, and a lot of subcontracting for the rail road companies. 460179F1-9652-4850-B703-A5F7DEFF51E6.jpeg
     
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  4. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    Directional boring amazes me.
     
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  5. Paul76

    Paul76 Well-Known Member

    It’s always different scenery, and sometimes very challenging with the railroad bores, very little room to get from point a to b with avoiding the existing track wires and utilities.
     
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  6. Hembree

    Hembree Not as pretty smelling

    That what is interesting is how that bit is guided.
     
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  7. CrustyCat

    CrustyCat Well-Known Member

    I think that one is supposed to make their solar panels.
     
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  8. Paul76

    Paul76 Well-Known Member

    The guidance is all based on clock position. The bill on the tip of the head is angled so it can be steered, based on where the locator man decides for the path.
     

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  9. Ron R

    Ron R Well-Known Member

    I worked as a licensed Machinist, Welder and Millwright in all aspects of MFG to repair of Farm equipment, oilfield MFG & repair and Pulp Mill maintenance.
    And very glade to be retired, getting out of the heat, dirt, chemicals can not be all that bad.(can be boring retired at times but loving it for last 3 years)
    Have some great shaves!
     
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  10. Spyder

    Spyder Well-Known Member

    My son is service manager at local European car dealer. Mercedes,Volvo,BMW et al. My dad was also mechanic for a long time at Ford dealership. What a change in that profession over the years. I wish I had the aptitude for it.
     
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  11. Eeyore

    Eeyore Well-Known Member

    Wait ... not for Cisco press? I might have a book or two with your name on it.

    I used to be a CCNE.
     
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  12. Enrico

    Enrico Popcorn

    My brother presently works in computer network security for the military around the world.
     
  13. Sabre

    Sabre Well-Known Member

    Director of Business Systems, Business Systems Manager, Financial Systems Manager, DBA, ERP/CRM Consultant, Systems Accountant, ERP Project Manager, BI/Financial Systems Analyst.
    25 years doing generally the same thing.
     
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  14. david of central florida

    david of central florida Rhubarb Rubber

    Highjack, sideline, goosechase time.
    I was driving a mow rig in central florida, and passed a one legged man pushing a mower with three wheels(designed for 4), up a hill. I stopped and began a conversation. He hired me to take care of his yard. I did, for five or six years, til he passed away. His niece gave me two razors, an aristocrat and my barbasol floating head. All that time, he never failed to call me kenny. Which is not, or near, my name.
    Moral of the story,
    Somebody always has it worse.
    Smile and say thanks, you may get willed a nice razor or two.
    Call me whatever, just not late for supper. Lol
    Please return to thread topic, lol.
     
  15. Edison Carter

    Edison Carter Goo-bloomin' Stankster

    I worked once.....
    Never liked it.....
    Then I got a job watching others work...

    Now work ain't so bad......

    I could watch em do it all day!

    :cool:
     
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  16. John Beeman

    John Beeman Well-Known Member

    Great story Kenny!
     
  17. vittocia

    vittocia Active Member

    Fuel tanker driver
     
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  18. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    therapy..;)
     
  19. jgreenepa

    jgreenepa Well-Known Member

    I've been retired since 2012, but I'm a mathematical statistician by training. I ran the Advanced Analytics Group for a well-known polling company in Princeton, NJ, and managed every Presidential poll from 1984 to 2012. Prior to that I did statistical consulting for a consulting company based in Philadelphia, Pa. I currently am a very part-time adjunct Math Professor for a small libereal arts college in Philadelphia.
     
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  20. jgreenepa

    jgreenepa Well-Known Member

    Wow, Gary, that's impressive. I've always admired professionals in the therapy field. How many years have you been in practice?
     
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