What is/was your occupation?

smoke show Posted By smoke show, Nov 2, 2011 at 11:30 PM

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  1. MZR800

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    Nov 23, 2011
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    Control valve technician for Masoneilan rep in Upstate NY and New England. Also part time help on my cousin's organic dairy farm. I love burning pellets in the winter and baling hay in the summer!
     
  2. bond1973

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    Nov 18, 2008
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    Desktop/Network Support Technician for a K-12 school district...use to be metal finisher for custom/customer repair firearms at Thompson/Center Arms.
     
  3. Snowy Rivers

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    I have had a long and sordid career history

    Worked in the auto repair industry in my younger days.
    Moved on to work in a large fabrication and machine shop for nearly 20 years.
    Was a field service engineer for a while with the same company.

    Moved on to open my own trucking company serving the construction industry.
    I am still currently doing local heavy haul dump trucking and own a gun shop.

    59 YO gal that has tried her hand at a lot of things.

    Done electrical wiring, both industrial and household
    Engineering work in the wood products machinery field.

    Production welding and machine shop work.

    Its been an interesting life.

    Snowy
     
  4. jp0469

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    Jan 23, 2011
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    Rochester, MA
    Quality Engineer for a medical device manufacturing company.
     
  5. watrskir

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    Jan 24, 2009
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    Southern N.H.
    Telephone Tech for Verizon Communications
     
  6. Tony K

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    Jan 11, 2009
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    Been employed at General Dynamics, Electric Boat located in Groton Ct for 35 years now holding many different interesting positions. Starting out as a Shipfitter, then a Structural QA Inspector - performed MT, PT, VT, Eddy Current of completed welds, then a Linesman - locating all the locating points on a ship. I was then retrained due to a injury and now a Senior Mechanical Designer Specialist as well as the AutoCAD Admin for the mechanical group for the last 17 years. Retirement is in the near future, hoping less than 10 years to go!!

    Happy New Year to all
     
  7. rb62

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    Dec 18, 2011
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    Tony K, we make some titaniun parts for Electric Boat in Wooster Oh.
     
  8. DexterDay

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    Wooster huh... I live just West of Lodi in Sullivan. What brands of pellets are out near Wooster??
     
  9. smwilliamson

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    Dec 28, 2009
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    I solve pellet stove problems. Before, I ran a painting company. Got into this on a fluke when my painting biz dried up and I was tinkering around in my garage and decided to post a craiglist ad to clean pellet stoves. Within a year I had worked on about 500 stoves. Hint hint....yes, there is work out there for the inclined and motivated.
     
  10. Dinger

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    Nov 23, 2011
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    I am very impressed by the technical and hands on diversity here. This will be a nice group to be a part of.

    For the last eleven years I have maintained an equipment and vehicle fleet, including snow removal pieces, for a private golf club and residential community.

    I also represent a specialty lubricants manufacturer, and focus on golf and it's related industries.
     
  11. jtakeman

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    Dec 30, 2008
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    Talk about a one track mind! ;-)

    Pretty much the first thing I think of when I meet someone from a few towns over! :cheese: Are we that sick??? :sick:
     
  12. Tony K

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    Jan 11, 2009
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    Jay, LMAO......it's a disease!
     
  13. Tony K

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    Jan 11, 2009
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    rb62, many things that were once done by eb themselves is now done by vendors throughout the country, cost effective I'm guessing!
     
  14. DexterDay

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    Yep. We are....
     
  15. DneprDave

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    Nov 19, 2011
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    U.S. Merchant Mariner, Ship's Engineer.

    Dave
     
  16. rb62

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    Dec 18, 2011
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    dexter, I live near Millersburg but work in Wooster. This year I bought Somersets in Loudonville. First 3 years bought Ligs in Wooster, Like Somersets better.
     
  17. sawdust1

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    Nov 9, 2008
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    Service Tech for an apartment complex. Been doing this since 1995.
     
  18. shtrdave

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    Feb 13, 2012
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    Currently managing an auto parts store, been there for 18 years, before that made sinks and counter tops, both cultured marble and solid surface, before that worked at automotive stuff, for myself and other small shops.

    Would love to have a job where they paid me to shoot rifle and pistols.
     
  19. NHPltBrnr

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    Feb 6, 2010
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    Newspaper Pressman here. I've been wondering if we could process our waste newsprint into pellets? Any ideas?
     
  20. inspectorjjw

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    Dec 13, 2010
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    western new york
    10 year asst head grower for 4 acre wholesale greenhouse operation specializing in bedding annuals, hanging baskets and perennials. www.harvestviewgreenhouses.com THINK SPRING Western New York it's almost here!
     
  21. DV

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    Feb 6, 2012
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    Petroleum contractor. Build and test gas stations. Underground tanks and lines.
     
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