What do/did you folks do as your profession?

Discussion in 'The Other Stuff' started by ridenred333, May 15, 2013.

  1. Alan

    Alan Active Member

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    What kinda of work do you actually do for the Queen?
     
  2. TealFamily

    TealFamily New Member

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    Errr, I'd like to claim I was a Liveried Footman or Guardsman with the bearskin hats at Buckingham Palace [GBR] but I work in employment law in Leeds, Yorkshire! [SNZ]

    Technically we Civil Servants are somehow all Crown Servants and even Parliament rules by the Gift of the Sovereign.

    Really I count myself very lucky to have a safe job with sickness benefits, pension and the chance to develop my career, oh and NO age discrimination, if you can do the job, you get it! Not like some firms in the private sector (in my opinion only....).

    Robert
     
  3. Alan

    Alan Active Member

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    Your opinion is very valid.
     
  4. Tylers88

    Tylers88 New Member

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    Operator at a soybean processing plant, meal gets made into feed for livestock and most of our salad oil ends up as biodiesel
     
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  5. Arlyn Aronson

    Arlyn Aronson Active Member

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    I'm from SD and most of my fam are in the ag business. Nice to have you here with us..

     
  6. Sjm9911

    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member

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    I'm a fire capt in northern nj.
     
  7. Whiteycracker

    Whiteycracker Member

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    I am a Chemical Operator....(Homer Simpson,but not as lazy or dumb). I work at a family owned plant, Stepan Company. We make soaps, insulation for air craft carriers and a lot of agricultural applications also Bio-diesel products and cleaning solvents. The every day American touches a product we make about 9-10 times a day with out knowing it. Stepan also is the ONLY plant in the United States that refines the cocoa leaf for the Coca-Cola Company.With DEA agents on site.We have plants on the East and West coast,Canada,England,Poland,Germany,France,Asia,Brazil,Mexico...and probably a few more I am forgetting. I work at the original and largest site we have just south of Chicago,IL
     
  8. Balthisar

    Balthisar Active Member

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    I am a manufacturing engineer at an American automaker.
     
  9. landon6062

    landon6062 Active Member

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    I am a homemaker, 35 years on duty and ready to retire... lol..

    My hubby is a procedure writer for a nuclear plant..

    WE SERIOUSLY need a mechanic in our family..
     
  10. SNOBIRDS-NY

    SNOBIRDS-NY New Member

    I am a retired mental health therapist for the state, and my wife is a retired cardiac RN.
     
  11. JHOP

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    Sales for a software company. DH is a SAHD.
     
  12. SNOBIRDS-NY

    SNOBIRDS-NY New Member

    Lucky you, isn't SAHD a rich sheik from an Arabian Oil Family?
     
  13. sceri

    sceri Active Member

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    IT Analyst, wife works for the Feds....
     
  14. shaxs

    shaxs Active Member

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    Engineering manager for the tech side of a major fashion retailer.
     
  15. 79venture

    79venture Member

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    High school social studies teacher!
     
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  16. Dan from Troup

    Dan from Troup Well-Known Member

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    I used to work in a Montessori school in CA. and later had my own kindergarten class. My college major: ECE. Gotta love the teachers.
     
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  17. CGChief

    CGChief Member

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    I am currently active duty U.S. Coast Guard CWO4. Getting ready for retirement next year.
     
  18. jerbear

    jerbear Member

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    I am a retired Over The road truck driver of 38 years. Glad I'm done with it.
     
  19. kc8pny

    kc8pny Member

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    I am a Police Officer and also own my own Disc Jockey business as well
     
  20. UKDiamond001

    UKDiamond001 Member

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    I was an apprentice metalworker until joining the Royal Navy as a Minesweeper communications operator and now have a Ham radio licence.
    I'm a medically retired owner/operator of trucks, buses, and coaches here in the East of England, also a retired part time motorcycle instructor.
    I spent a lot of my early retirement teaching myself computing and web building just to pass the time, then I progressed to photography which I still dabble in.
    Now I'm busy reviving engineering skills I had forgotten I had restoring a vintage PuP
     

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