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Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by billy, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. billy

    billy G&G Evangelist

    i am a janitor for the city.
    as bugs bunny would say
    meh, it's a livin.....


     
  2. ChaZam

    ChaZam G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    I was employed as an interstate transportoligist for over 4.5 million miles. I also worked in auto dealership parts sales, rail car fabrication, retail dairy sales, among other things... Now I just aggravate forum users......

    PS:Also worked as a truck mechanic, motorcycle mechanic, and worked in the oil field.
     
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  3. Kad Skirata

    Kad Skirata G&G Evangelist

    Currently unemployed and searching diligently. I run the gambit of unskilled labor, warehouse, retail, and kitchen jobs as my mode of employment, but it's not easy getting your foot in the door when you have hordes of Illegals ready to take that same work for wages I could hardly pay my rent on much less afford to eat.

    Anyone in the Minneapolis area that has a job opening I would love to take it!
     
  4. CalifgirlinOk

    CalifgirlinOk G&G Evangelist

    I'm a Professional Domestic Engineer and my other job is a Diva only on the weekends.
     
  5. TheWall

    TheWall Firearm Affectionado Forum Contributor

    < Retired from the city currently doing the same as ^, except for the Diva part. Is there such a thing as a Divo? Yes, I know there's a band with that name. lol
     
  6. ChaZam

    ChaZam G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor


    No, you and B/W are interior decorators......
     
  7. TheLastMountain

    TheLastMountain G&G Evangelist


    Prayers sent that you will find something soon.

    My brothers are currently relocating to North Dakota around Willis or Wilson, or something like that. They are following the oil boom up there. They heard there is lots of warehouse jobs in that area. They claim that they are paying people 14 bucks an hour just to flip burgers. Can't really say that its true, just what they heard. So they packed their bags, tents, and etc. and off they went. Just in case your willing to relocate.
     
  8. TheLastMountain

    TheLastMountain G&G Evangelist

    I am working as a building engineer...... fancy title for building maintenance. Hvac is my main trade.
     
  9. ChaZam

    ChaZam G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    That is probably Williston, ND. One of my brothers delivered som oil field chemicals to a Halliburton facility there last week.
     
  10. Dragunov

    Dragunov G&G Evangelist

    I work for the DoD and have been for the last seven years. Before that, I was a Physical Therapist.
     
  11. sandblaster87

    sandblaster87 G&G Newbie

    i prep the suface of floors. its pretty fun, but very long hours & hard work. i like it best when i stand around taking pics & doing nothing lol.

    didnt mean to take the thread over with the pics, just wanted to share lol

    i got to stay at this place in palm springs. kinda cool
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    starting to polish the concrete at a chruch, polishing concrete sucks....
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    stripping tile from target.
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  12. srt 10 jimbo

    srt 10 jimbo G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Sparky, 220, 221 whatever it takes.
     
  13. magicjeep

    magicjeep G&G Enthusiast

    Been fighting fires for the last 16 1/2 years. Still love my job and wouldn't trade it but I hate the politics that go with it. I've been working with a bad attitude for the last 2 years because of the politics. The 1st pic is me getting beat up at a 5 alarm fire and the 2nd is from a diaster drill at the entrance to the lincoln tunnel (I have my back to the camera sitting on the truck).
     

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  14. TheLastMountain

    TheLastMountain G&G Evangelist



    THAT"S IT!!!!! Could remember that to save my life. Memory is going and I'm only 44. :)
     
  15. Shrpnl

    Shrpnl G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    Been hacking...errrr, I mean protecting Information systems for about 12 years now. Used to be a volunteer firefighter during some of that time but my back and knees have gotten to bad so I had to quit. It's ok, that job didn't pay but the security one pays well enough to support my gun habit. :-D
     
  16. Dragunov

    Dragunov G&G Evangelist

    I hope for your wifes/girlfriends sake, that's a water hose!

    I always wanted to be a fireman!

    To those who are unemployed, My prayers go out to you that you all find gainful employment soon!
     
  17. waterdog

    waterdog G&G Enthusiast

    Sparky as well
     
  18. BigEd63

    BigEd63 G&G Evangelist

    Nerd Rancher aka Nerd Herder.

    Official title Special Service Asistant II at UofA Engineering Research Center.

    Just imagine a cross between "The Office" and "BigBang Theory".

    Can be funny at times.
     
  19. HK770

    HK770 G&G Enthusiast

    As Fred G. Sanford was known to say:


    I got some of my hair,most of my teeth and all of my Social Security.


    luck
     
  20. arvetus

    arvetus G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

    I also work in I.T. but currently am working with analyzing our Cardiology application...
     
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