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how many of your jobs are not car related???

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by chopt55bc, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. IloveVOCs
    Joined: May 3, 2009
    Posts: 5

    IloveVOCs
    Member
    from t-town


    Funny how a job related to your college edjucation pays less than a trade isn't it???

    I have a masters degree in architecture and here i am a roofing contractor..

    I traded a great job title "architect" for a nice pay check... Ya im like that.
     
  2. clubcoupe37
    Joined: Feb 8, 2009
    Posts: 504

    clubcoupe37
    Member

    I work in a radiology dept in a local hospital and currently going to school at night.
     
  3. spooler41
    Joined: Feb 25, 2007
    Posts: 1,099

    spooler41
    Member

    I'm retired, I was a fabricator/welder, trade show/ exhibit builder. It was the greatest job in my life time. I've left my mark in a great many museums through out the country.
    Some times I really miss that job, but I've got so many projects going on at home , I
    have no time for much else.

    ........Jack
     
  4. trading house...oil...
     
  5. BIGREDTODD
    Joined: Jan 9, 2007
    Posts: 2,843

    BIGREDTODD
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    I guess mine is car-related since I have to keep my job to do anything car-related...:rolleyes:

    But no, I am a project manager for a building envelope manufacturer.

    BRT
     
  6. hoof22
    Joined: Jan 15, 2008
    Posts: 530

    hoof22
    Member

    Did autobody work for years, retired from auto restoration business I owned for 20 years about 5 years ago...started an online business manufacturing and selling custom leather pillows, LeatherPillowFactory.com, and I am starting ANOTHER online business to help fund my Hot Rod habit, Hot Rod Leather, which is car related...
    But I still have no idea what I want to be when I grow up...
     
  7. Ironpeddler
    Joined: May 16, 2009
    Posts: 100

    Ironpeddler
    Member

    I am an industrial maintenance technician by trade. I do old cars for a hobby thats outta control.

    ________________________________________________________________________

    If you think you can you will. If you think you can't you won't.
     
  8. pila38
    Joined: Mar 25, 2009
    Posts: 763

    pila38
    Member

    Sixth grade teacher. Thankful to have a job...most days!
     
  9. I work for a new car dealership.
    I'm affected heavily.
    My wife is an assistant principal in a high school. She'd doing a lot better than I am this year.
    Auto industry people are living a tough time right now!:(
     
  10. 'Tis a brave man indeed that willingly spends 5 days a week with 12 year olds!!!:eek::eek:
     
  11. 52style
    Joined: Mar 22, 2009
    Posts: 326

    52style
    Member

    im a drunk pimp
     
  12. rat seeker
    Joined: Jul 10, 2006
    Posts: 376

    rat seeker
    Member

    Electrical contractor, sales are down 30%
     
  13. jdj9410
    Joined: Sep 4, 2007
    Posts: 324

    jdj9410
    Member
    from Paris TX

    Wildlife Biologist on a place that has old cars on it that where used in WWII as targets when the place was an artillery range.
     
  14. willymakeit
    Joined: Apr 13, 2009
    Posts: 1,326

    willymakeit
    Member

    Construction Supertendent
     
  15. I help fire departments recover reimbursable expenses.
    I also sell products for cleaning up fuel spills for Clean Water Act compliance. I guess that makes me a professional tree hugger.
     
  16. RT
    Joined: Oct 1, 2008
    Posts: 27

    RT
    Member

    16 years into my career as a US Coast Guard Electronics Tech. I am responsible for the radar that controls the 76mm cannon. I am also co-owner of Zuwharrie.com, a Suzuki 4x4 based website, a father of 3 teens and 1 12 year old and a computer geek on the side.
     
  17. superbeeme
    Joined: Jan 9, 2009
    Posts: 245

    superbeeme
    Member
    from georgia

    I work at night as a maintenance mech for a potato chip bag co. By day I run my own business as a home repair specialest (handyman as you might say). I have lots of work and very little time for the family or the resto projects ( one car and one motorcycle). I'll collect parts and wait untill it slows down some and I have time for myself.
     
  18. grifcarnut
    Joined: Jan 10, 2007
    Posts: 59

    grifcarnut
    Member
    from Tucson Az

    After 66 plus years, I found the ideal job where I stay home, do what I want to [with the wife's ok] and the govt sends me money! What a great country!:):):)
     
  19. 57dodge
    Joined: Feb 27, 2007
    Posts: 192

    57dodge
    Member

    I wish mine wasn't Car Realted anymore........It sucks the fun out of the hobby
     
  20. KUSTOM 50
    Joined: Sep 20, 2005
    Posts: 250

    KUSTOM 50
    Member

    I am an assembly supervisor at a company that builds attachments for bobcats and skidsteers for the construction industry. Asphalt planers ,stump grinders ,compactors etc.......
     
  21. Rust Monkey
    Joined: Apr 9, 2009
    Posts: 75

    Rust Monkey
    Member

    HVAC engineer. Quickly discovering air-conditioning is something people can live without.
     
  22. Lizard
    Joined: Apr 24, 2009
    Posts: 52

    Lizard
    Member
    from Benson Az

    Bomb factory electrician
     
  23. sailingengineer
    Joined: May 17, 2007
    Posts: 14

    sailingengineer
    Member
    from CT

    I am an engineer in the Merchant Marine. Translation I run engine rooms on comercial ships. Kind of car related in that they both have engines but ours make a little bit more power.
     
  24. are you some kinda mass-hole? maine-iac? maybe the good'ole trogsneck tech? god help us, you didn't go to that other fancy pants academy in across the straits?
     
  25. ratterman
    Joined: Aug 18, 2008
    Posts: 22

    ratterman
    Member

    I make reynolds wrap aluminum foil, not very exciting but it pays the bills.
     
  26. MotoVintage
    Joined: Jan 6, 2009
    Posts: 124

    MotoVintage
    Member

    motorcycle mechanic since 1988
     
  27. budd
    Joined: Oct 31, 2006
    Posts: 3,478

    budd
    Member

    heres my little store/display where i sell my iron work, mostly garden art and whatever else i can fab up for people. i also own Fisher woodstoves. yes its a shipping container i have installed windows and doors in.
     

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  28. Low-Blow
    Joined: Apr 6, 2009
    Posts: 229

    Low-Blow
    Member

    Buy and sell diesel engines, generators and marine gears.
     
  29. I'm a Contracts Manager for a large Mechanical & Electrical company, for my sin's.
     

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