What Line Of Work Are You In

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by F.L.A.S.H, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. Zabi

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    I am a laboratory assistant in analytical chemistry, working at a university.
    Apart from (trying to...) teaching students different subjects in chemistry, such as water analysis, surface technology, corrosion sciences and material sciences in general, we also do expertises and analysis of metals (mostly steel), their microstructure, or corrosion tests (to explain damages or accidents, to choose the proper material for a certain purpose or machine, or to justify a case of guarantee etc etc).

    So, if anybody wants his favourite knife's blade analyzed, or it's hardness proved, or if you want to know why it's "stainless" (haha, we get everything to crumble to rust :)) steel did corrode nevertheless...
    Send it to me!
     
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  2. Sable123

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    Time for a revival:

    I am a 5* Concession/Lodge manager in the Okavango Delta, Botswana and do freelance Professional Hunting when Iam home in the Eastern Cape South Africa. I have an honours degree in Wildlife Management and would LOVE a job as a full time professional hunter or game farm manager working on habitat rehabilitation and game breeding.
    my wife and I have plans of establishing our own Hunting Outfitters in the Eastern Cape one day and sharing our beautiful environment with fellow hunters.

    ;)
     

  3. BigSteve57

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    I lead a team of extremely talented software engineers in the design and implementation of software to command and control commercial and US government satellites.
     
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  4. adgunner

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    25 years in the Canadian Army and counting ... looking forward to retirement very soon and something new ... preferably in the hunting industry!
     
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  5. Biddleman

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    I am a licensed funeral director/mortician in Pennsylvania and Maryland. I currently am the supervisor for a local funeral home in York, PA.
     
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  6. CAustin

    CAustin AH ENABLER BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Ambassador

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    I have been in the good service business for 27 years
     
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  7. Bhfs300

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    Hi
    I am a retired high school math teacher, a Texas Intruments instructor, and in my retirement I have put my photography to work doing high school sports as a hobby (maybe pay for my next hunt):).
    Tom
     
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  8. Savage Hunter

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    I am a preacher and I sell drugs.
     

  9. 35bore

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    Small business owner three fold, Concrete flatwork, African decals, and rental properties. Former Military and Law enforcement. Also use to play a bad ass Bass guitar...
     
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  10. cmc

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    You guys have way more interesting jobs than I do. I put a little fertilizer on lawns and keep the trees looking good then do a lot of fishing and hunting. It makes saving for hunts take longer but I do a lot of hunting around home.
     
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  11. Velo Dog

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    Retired Police Officer (28 years).
    Now, I'm in Oil Field Security.
    Barney Fife of Prudhoe Bay.
     

  12. ActionBob

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    Dairy Producer 31 years so far, I like to say I'm retiring in a couple years but I will never be completely out. House flipping very part time. Own some rental property we've accumulated over the years. Also a major investor in a couple other businesses.

    After a 5 year career, retired from selling sweet corn roadside at age 13 and became a hog producer and corn farmer. Then also part time lumber jack and firewood salesman through high school (winters only)... Retired from those at age 20, worked road construction 2 months and that is the only real job I ever had but soon figured out I am un-employable and bought dairy cows. We still grow a couple thousand acres of corn but only for silage/forage to go towards feeding some of the cows.
     

  13. greyfox

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    So do I,
    Retired US Army, own part of a gun shop - that supports my hunting habit.
     
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  14. DOC-404

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    ..ex army, ex private security, ex Ph, now boat builder and dedicated poacher destroyer..
     
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  15. Johnny reb

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    I'm just a lowly pipefitter.
     
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  16. Pheroze

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    hey, you all have real jobs. I just wait for the mistakes to happen then profit from the misery. Actually, do a lot of medical related litigation. I am most proud of the work we did to get universal therapy for children with autism. Suing the government almost wrecked me but some fights have to be fought.
     
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  17. Mekaniks

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    Longshoreman
     
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  18. enysse

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    Farmer for 22 years, 18.5 years wastewater operator, now nurse. I seem to do a lot of handyman work for hunting trips.
     
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  19. jeff

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    Mechanic for our fair city and operate a part time taxidermy studio to fund my hunting addiction, specializing in african and exotics.
     
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  20. Johnny7604

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    Ex forces recce, ex seurity/safety specialist and manager. Now senior maintenance planner for mining shovels (not the handheld kind) in the infamous oilsands.
     
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