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#30776 - 10/28/03 04:08 PM WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
GETELECTRIC  Offline
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IF YOU HAD A CHOICE BE IT ELECTRICAL OR SOMETHING ELSE HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE YOUR LIVING?


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#30777 - 10/28/03 04:18 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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I'll kick in here.
My legs refuse to let me be on a crew, or run a crew anymore, I miss that more than most guys can understand, so I'm constrained to supervision and more a "Chair Bound Ranger" than I ever wanted to be....... BUT

I do really enjoy working on generators, just not the 80 hours a week the guys normally work on them, but I could do that for a living. That's kinda 'lectric related though.

When I was an apprentice, I fell in with a surveyor that wanted to teach me the trade. He got a job in Alaska on the pipeline and I finished my apprenticeship in the meantime, so when he came back, I really could not afford the cut in pay, but I still would really love to be a surveyor.

Can't really think of another blooming thing that would float my boat. [Linked Image]


#30778 - 10/28/03 04:58 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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Rock star!


#30779 - 10/28/03 05:11 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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A wine connoisseur that travels the world looking for new wines [Linked Image]

Pierre


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#30780 - 10/28/03 07:43 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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I'll throw this in...
After doing an inspection at a new 'Benz service center, I think in my next life a 'Benz technician would be a great job!

Those guys have a carpeted lokker room, excersize room, knock-out restroom & shower area, and a really NICE place to work in.
(Puts the 'Beemer service center to shame.)

Now, the client area is plush, heck they did the restrooms in granite & cherry WOOD.

John


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#30781 - 10/28/03 08:11 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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Golf Pro! PGA tour type.

GJ


#30782 - 10/28/03 08:43 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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I was born to wire, why would i wish for anything else?

btw~my drills bigger than your too [Linked Image]

~S~


#30783 - 10/28/03 09:28 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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I have turned down management a few times, I don't feel I am the type.
Design and planning would be nice.
I will probably not get an engineering degree until I retire 'from the tools', but I wouldn't mind working for one.
With experience in the final product, I feel I would be an asset.
Schematics and trouble shooting are where I am at my best.


#30784 - 10/28/03 09:35 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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I think if I had it to do over I would've gone pre-med in college instead of business and become a surgeon.

I plan on getting a private pilots license for pleasure, I'm going to start that sometime soon, but I don't want to fly for a living, just fun.


#30785 - 10/28/03 10:16 PM Re: WHAT ELESE WOULD YOU DO  
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If I were single, a hunting guide would be a pretty awesome job. But I am not and cherish my time with my wife and kids.so I just put in an application for an electrical inspector for Harris County.I live and breathe electricity [Linked Image]


Donnie

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