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Re: Occupations

Postby Greek » Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:33 am

FT Desk Jockey (Credit Analyst)...PT Police Officer.
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Re: Occupations

Postby tommyboy72 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:18 am

Dispatcher and Detention Deputy for a sheriff's office. Have worked as a reserve and full time police officer in the past. Also worked for several years as an industrial ammonia refrigeration technician, boiler technician, electrician and in electronics for major food manufacturers as well as a maintenance technician and equipment operator for a small municipality. Have bachelors in finance, business management and marketing as well. Currently going through the interview process with a major supplier of systems for the drug, research and pharmaceutical industry. Guess we'll see how that turns out.
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Re: Occupations

Postby sdoliver » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:17 pm

Started out as a phone man (put a phone in a ladies kitchen and one in the bedroom , made sure they rang and you could make calls and everyone was happy). Now I am a phone man, internet tech, catv tech, computer tech, underground utility contractor, fiber optic splicer, and a whole lot of jobs I didn't sign up for back in 1977!!!
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Re: Occupations

Postby nebraskabirdman » Wed Aug 22, 2012 3:14 pm

Former Army Combat Engineer and now a Full time Police Officer/ K-9 handler!
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Re: Occupations

Postby mcclinj » Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:40 pm

I'm a Full time student majoring in Wildlife Biology. Occasionally, I get contract jobs working for wildlife non-profits. I currently am a FT security guard contracted out to Chevron AMBU guarding their natural gas wells here in western PA. Three 12 hour shifts a week allows me plenty of time to play with my bird dog. also have been a volunteer firefighter for the last 6 years.

-John
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Re: Occupations

Postby hunterw/newhobby » Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:21 pm

FT middle school science teacher with a PT beer drinking career. Dont think I'm retiring from the PT job ever.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Garrison » Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:45 am

"Semi Professional Race Car Driver and a Amature Tattoo Artist"

Contractor & Construction Teacher
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Re: Occupations

Postby SHNOOL » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:38 am

Information Technology manager. Sounds impressive doesn't it? Translate, I punch keys and sit on my keester. My degree is in Electrical Engineering, so I still can't figure out why I wound up here.

Karen, my wife is our Senior programmer and works with me, she has written the software our company uses to manage our inventory, roll counts, and she's responsible for tracking all product beginning to end throughout our process. Did I mention she also maintains our customized (by her) accounting software too?

YEP manufactured in USA, and exported everywhere, including China.
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Re: Occupations

Postby HDAU » Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:21 pm

I am a law student. I have one more year of this, and then a year of tax school before I will begin advising people on on business planning and estate planning matters.
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Re: Occupations

Postby mtlee » Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:43 pm

Currently in an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program
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Re: Occupations

Postby markj » Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:41 pm

Present job is IT engineer at a college in Nebraska, at one time I was ASE certified mechanic, worked at that 20 years went back to school to learn this stuff. Isnt as hard on my body as pulling engines. Getting old and am looking for the retirement button, but with a 10 year old son, probably will work till I die. Have some steers for eating, chickens for eggs and 6 shorthairs.
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Re: Occupations

Postby gus » Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:46 pm

I have worked as a contractor in Iraq and Afghanistan for the last 5 years, the spring will bring something new. It is time to be home with the wife and run the dogs. Keith
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Re: Occupations

Postby 1vizsla » Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:01 pm

Medical Laboratory Technician. Husband is a Training Analyst.
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Re: Occupations

Postby fourtrax » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:42 am

Industrial Electrician / foreman for CN Railway.
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Re: Occupations

Postby seacowboy » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:42 am

hunterw/newhobby wrote:FT middle school science teacher with a PT beer drinking career. Dont think I'm retiring from the PT job ever.


Now there is good mentor.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Idylwyld » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:28 pm

Retired from USAF in my past life. Now I work Quality Assurance in The nuclear fuel cycle.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Gertie » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:20 pm

Professional bird nerd (i.e. wildlife biologist). It has it's awesome moments but mostly I do surveys and write a bunch of papers that nobody wants to have to read, including me :lol: But hey, in the summer I'm outside about 50% of the time.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Gertie » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:21 pm

hettmoe wrote:Hospice...Sitting with people as they die...


I have so much respect for what you do. Thank you.
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Re: Occupations

Postby SoupyC » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:38 am

Support Specialist for a local Managed Services Provider...basically outsourced IT for local businesses that don't want to hire their own IT guys. :)
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Re: Occupations

Postby bigeyedfish » Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:53 am

Project Manager for a steel bridge fabricator.
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Re: Occupations

Postby quackerjack » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:36 pm

FT grad student majoring in Geotechnical Engineering, a.k.a. Dirt Engineer, with an emphasis in Earthquake Engineering. Basically, design the supporting/foundational structure of any civil project. Gotta love the West Coast!
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Re: Occupations

Postby Qwernt » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:28 pm

I am a web server performance and problems analyst for a certain major software company based in Redmond Washington.
Which leaves me precious little time for the family, much less the dog.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Elkhunter » Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:41 pm

Sales consultant for http://www.SEO.com , we specialize in internet marketing.
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Re: Occupations

Postby JWP58 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:55 pm

L.E.O.
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Re: Occupations

Postby RYNO » Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:13 pm

Been working in a metal fab shop for almost 20 years, running and maintaining turret punches, lasers, press brakes, and some welding, currently the retail sales manager.
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Re: Occupations

Postby tnbirddogman » Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:12 pm

Locomotive Engineer with Norfolk Southern Railway
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Re: Occupations

Postby trojanman » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:16 pm

I help unite families. Mostly ones to our south.
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Re: Occupations

Postby fourtrax » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:37 pm

Fishing & shotgun & dog bum.
Work as an Industrial Electrician to support my "bum" habits.
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Re: Occupations

Postby 3Britts » Mon Sep 03, 2012 5:53 pm

If you can't tell by my dog's names, I am an English Professor.
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Re: Occupations

Postby jcalla4 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:57 pm

I got my B.S. in Geomatics a couple years back. Now I do surveys, GIS, and CAD drafting, mostly for the US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District.
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Re: Occupations

Postby pinebrookkennel » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:52 am

This is a great thread, I've wondered about this for a long time. It was fun to guess what peoples "real" jobs were.
btw, I'm a construction electrician.
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Re: Occupations

Postby RoostersMom » Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:59 am

trojanman wrote:I help unite families. Mostly ones to our south.



Border Patrol?
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Re: Occupations

Postby ultracarry » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:08 am

JWP58 wrote:L.E.O.


Professional waste management specialist...... In WY that sounds like a lot of fun.
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Re: Occupations

Postby High Voltage » Wed Sep 12, 2012 11:36 am

I have one of those occupations that at parties when people ask you what you do, you know you will be asked a million questions.....I sell Pipe, Valves & Fittings...please keep your questions to a minimum :mrgreen:
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Re: Occupations

Postby ACooper » Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:43 pm

RoostersMom wrote:
trojanman wrote:I help unite families. Mostly ones to our south.



Border Patrol?



Might have something to do with a border, but I don't think it's patrolling.
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Re: Occupations

Postby Sleepy trout » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:22 pm

Nurse Anesthetist
Photography in spare time
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Re: Occupations

Postby nhachman » Thu Sep 13, 2012 7:55 pm

I'm another geeker. Currently I am the IT Manager, Application Development & Services for an online university. I design, build, and implement software and database systems. Before that I was in infrastructure/datacenter management. Also a grad student getting my MBA - Information Management degree. For fun I do some freelance consulting work on the side, have a pet software project I work on at home, and volunteer to build and maintain web sites for various non-profit clubs and organizations.
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Re: Occupations

Postby prairiefirepointers » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:52 pm

After Stints in EMS, Agriculturial Millwright work, and the majority in Aerospace, I am blessed to just be a daddy/husband and Kennel Owner. I also deal in hunting dog supplies.

My world revolves around Faith, Family,Dogs & Hunting. Its a pretty sweet deal. :D
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Re: Occupations

Postby nikegundog » Thu Sep 13, 2012 10:00 pm

3Britts wrote:If you can't tell by my dog's names, I am an English Professor.

What's your profession really? 8)
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Re: Occupations

Postby Onk » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:55 am

Munster wrote:Former USN Petty officer. Worked in the engine room and Air conditioning and Refrigeration. Have since advanced to get my Domestic Engineering degree. Now, I stay at home and wipe snotty noses and wash dirty cloths. :lol: Dam I miss my Navy days!



Go Navy! ex-snipe here!
Own my own auto repair/tow shop and work full time as a Rural Carrier for USPS. (good way to find hunting spots!)
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Re: Occupations

Postby DonF » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:39 am

Retired. I don't do anything during the week and on weekends, I rest!
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Re: Occupations

Postby ezzy333 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:41 am

DonF wrote:Retired. I don't do anything during the week and on weekends, I rest!

You get weekends????????????????? I don't get them or holidays either. Really tough when you never get a daY OFF.

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Re: Occupations

Postby Brittlver » Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:03 pm

Insurance adjuster for right now.
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Re: Occupations

Postby tommyboy72 » Sat Sep 15, 2012 12:24 am

trojanman wrote:I help unite families. Mostly ones to our south.


Now that is a profession I truely appreciate.
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Re: Occupations

Postby dxthunter86 » Sat Sep 15, 2012 12:44 pm

Pipeliner... I lay natural gas distribution lines around the Pittsburgh, Pa area.
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Re: Occupations

Postby tn red » Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:50 pm

Talent scout & part time rapper
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Re: Occupations

Postby Cajun Casey » Sun Sep 16, 2012 6:54 pm

tn red wrote:Talent scout & part time rapper

So those poledancing pics on FB were faked?
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Re: Occupations

Postby JoePaTurfShoes » Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:11 am

Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy.

Spent the first ten years as a Sonar Technician on Submarines.

The last five years driving destroyers.

Headed to Tucson Arizona to work at the U of Arizona's ROTC unit and get my graduate degree.
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Re: Occupations

Postby dreamerofdreams » Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:11 pm

JoePaTurfShoes wrote:Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy.

Spent the first ten years as a Sonar Technician on Submarines.

The last five years driving destroyers.

Headed to Tucson Arizona to work at the U of Arizona's ROTC unit and get my graduate degree.


Jealous, I would loooove for the husband to get an ROTC assignment, and Tucson is a pretty nice place!
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Re: Occupations

Postby JoePaTurfShoes » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:00 pm

I am pretty excited. Bought a place out in Vail, Arizona and move in around the first week of December :D
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