just curious, i would like to know what people do for a living here,i myself,am a union operating engineer(heav equipment operator)
Better living through chemistry
Retail Operations Support (inventory and processes and procedures compliance monitoring.... and some occasional customer service/tech support/data support) for a large wireless provider.
I have been retired for the past 3 years and at least four years before eligibility for Social Security begins, if it is still available.
Monkey Trainer.. ha ha, seriously a courier for one of the largest logistics services company.
DuPage County Cement Mason Local 803, Four and a half years till I can retirer. Can't wait, been doing this for 30 years. It's killing me.
Mostly a career geographer/cartographer with a federal agency.
As little work as possible except travel and have fun
p.s. This is such a warm and cozy site..thanks POI Factory!
I repair medical equipment.
Teacher- Drafting and Applied Physics
USG employee, former Marine, presently an independent contractor
Currently in schooling to become a certified irrigation designer. We strictly design and sell agricultural irrigation systems at my place of work. Its a needful thing at this time, with not much water in sight, pray for rain!!
Now retired... and I love it !
Will be on Medicare next month...
Before I served 20 years in the Canadian Armed Forces and did 15 years with the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Board. During those 35 years (Forces and Immigration), I was a bilingual court reporter for 15 years. The last 6 years before my retirement I was a Quality Manager (ISO) here in Florida.
Towncar, Limo, Tour bus driver. And use the H*LL out of GPS everyday.
Retired Architect and General Contractor and my Medicare kicked in a couple of months ago. Looks like a lot of retired and almost retired on here.
Specializing in steel design. I've done everything from residential to commercial to heavy industrial to petrochem plants to power plants to nuclear.
Automated controls technician - 2 years to now.
Electrician 6 years
Trade school for electrical installations
Associates Engineering Science
Own and opperate HVAC company 27 yrs in the feild 13 in my own company.
Sheriff's Police - 25 years...
Network Administrator for a local school district.
I work on and setup Wireless Nurse Call Systems for nursing homes and hospitals in Kansas. It is a small company and we try to develop our own product lines. So, I also work on door security (mag locks / RFID) and video.
I have an agronomy degree and worked on the family farm for many years before taking my current job.
I do what I do to protect you…see my photo
Been doing it for a looong time and still enjoy it.
...a financial advisor.
Long time (41 years) member of the fourth estate. I write the news the whole world reads.... Hmmm, I feel a song coming on!
I'm a Telecom Mgr and national frequency coordinator for public safety radio. I also manage one of the standards development efforts for the organization. And I can't afford to retire.
Stationary Engineer/powerplant operator.
Right now I'm doing what I do best....enjoying life.
I was a special maintenance electrician for 38 years with a large company that built paper machinery.
Retired cat herder.
Yup... Mid life career change..
I did the computer thing for 20+ years. Now I'm just waiting for my Texas license to be a Chiropractor..
Glorified claims adjuster, LOL
I'm retired engineer from a defense contractor building missiles and spend my time volunteering at local charities and doing taxes for AARP. If I was working full time I wouldn't have time to visit POI-Factory regularly.
I'll likely be looking for income soon but I'm retired for two years after 40 years as master auto tech > auto mfr tech support > technical training course author & developer.
Catch 22- Now have time to ride the motorcycles across the country, but the wife can't take enough time off 'cause she's supporting me in the manner which I am accustomed!
Retired after 20 years in the US Navy then 20 years with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Now sleep late a lot. Enjoy each day as it comes without the stress of HAVING to work.
Helicopter Flight Nurse
I sit in a seat and look out the window all day. Truck Driver.
I work for 'Prominent Financial Organization' as Manager of Technology.
Among the many hats I wear:
Test/recommend/build out then hand off new goodies.
Retired for 6 years and a year away from SS (Social Security)
I panhandle and annoy people.
First I am retired and now doing what I really want to do. I manage a Golf Course, in New Jersey
I work for Chrysler Canada, at the Minivan plant in Windsor Ontario for 15 yrs.How much longer is anyone's guess.
and collect my pension.....
...better living through psychological testing.
In-home tester of lazy boy products ... before that, IBI agent.
I am enjoying my status of "temporary-in my prime retirement" I doubt I will beat my personal best of 2 years...but hey I'm not complaining!! I have owned Subway franchises actually. I am available for hire/ideas soon...lol
1st GPS-- Garmin 265T
a professional road warrior, in otherwords, a long distance courier.
Retired Marine, bought out a cabinet shop 9 years ago figured would build things vice blowing them up. Going back to blowing things up (more fun) should be heading to the desert in a couple months but as a civilian this time.
Worked for 35 years as a Systems Analyst, COBOL programmer, Software Engineer. Did Web Design on the side. Retired in 2007, and am busier now than when I worked.
GPS comes in Handy =)
Disgruntled Auto Worker. Working for Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Cambridge, ON. Building the Corolla and Matrix Models.
Things are slowing, but I think we'll be ok in the long run. Dang Economy!
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