What's your occupation?

Discussion in 'General Discussion Sticky' started by sisco, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. ebshumidors

    ebshumidors Fire Starter

    Seems like a lot of ex or current military here (myself included), at least mor than the 6 or 7 % of the population of the country. Also, quite a bit of the mechanical/technical trades. Why do you think that is? This ought to make for some interesting responses.[​IMG]
     
  2. Asst Chief OXFORD POLICE
     
  3. chef_boy812

    chef_boy812 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I'm a Chef, Chef instructor, and a good husband. The last job is the best one!
     
  4. jond

    jond Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    I trained as an avionics engineer but am now IT Manager - International for a large SAAS vendor
     
  5. teleburst

    teleburst Meat Mopper

    Waiter in a famous high-end steakhouse. Have been in the restaurant business for 15 years.

    Was an 11B (Combat Infantryman) in the Army in Germany in the 80s. Did 4 years 75 miles from the East German border (if the Soviets had attacked, my projected survival was 48 hours as our job was to basically die in place).

    Also do volunteer radio as a DJ. Have done it for 3 years and did it for 7 years in the 70s.
     
  6. sea_munky

    sea_munky Smoke Blower

    Science teacher, high school, mostly biology...about 5 years.
     
  7. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Brought up in dad's meat / grocery store that did custom cutting, plus custom and retail brining and smoking; cut meat at local stores and chains, became a deli/bakery spe******t, then meat spe******t, overseeing 30+ stores, total 25+ years in the meat business. Had a back operation, out for 2 1/2 yrs, hired by RadioShack, now in my 15th year there as a Senior Store Manager in Fort Worth, Tx., on Camp Bowie Blvd. Stop in!

    Edited 01/01/12:  Terminated 12/13/11 by RadioShack, on LT Disability from 3+ strokes, filing for SS Disability, now (at least for now) retired.
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2012
  8. smokin365

    smokin365 Smoking Fanatic

    I cooked in a Q joint in high school. The the day after i graduated i got a job hauling asphalt and rock, and decided that i wasnt going to college and stayed driving. Construction slowed down 3 yrs later and i went over the road and have been a profesional tourist ever since [​IMG]
     
  9. ck311

    ck311 Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    IT service Tech but I have been everything in the the shop from a machinist, machine builder/repair, Automation operator, Plastic injection mold setter, R&D testing tech, quality control tech to European lead test tech. I'm always looking for some thing new. I'm kinda a jack of all trades, anyone got any openings for some one who can do anything lol.
     
  10. I am an insurance agent... does that mean I have to leave?
     
  11. starsfaninco

    starsfaninco Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    nope yer still one or two steps above a lawyer :)
     
  12. uncle-honky

    uncle-honky Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    I do concrete curb and gutter construction. almost 20 years started summers with my dad. dad stepped to the side, now I run the show. southern California desert area.
     
  13. pantherfan83

    pantherfan83 Smoking Fanatic

    Programmer for a software company that specializes in laboratory management/quality control. I write software that interfaces between various instrumentation in the lab/plant and our software which stores it for historical analysis and real-time monitoring for runs and trends in the data.
     
  14. motorhedd

    motorhedd Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Well if a pic is a 1000 words here is 4000 words.This is how I support my bad habits
    For the last 10 years...Sulphur,LA



    Titusville,FL


    And since July of this year....GOT MILK?



    This is how I spend my afternoons daydreaming about the thin blue smoke...


    Hopefully this will make you all feel better about how you go to the salt mines!
     
  15. Hi,

    I'm a high school/community college science teacher. Been teaching for 9 years. I also own some rental property and do remodeling/carpentry/maitenance work.

    Matt
     
  16. davidmcg

    davidmcg Meat Mopper

    Retired law enforcement -- Deputy Sheriff. Currently I am a machine operator for a major garage door manufacturer.
     
  17. two much smoke

    two much smoke Smoke Blower

    I own a company called In Your Face Promotions and we sell promotional products of all types. We sell across North America
     
  18. Police Lieutenant, worked for the same Department since 1985. New to Smoking but really love it on my days off, wife does to with some of the tips I got from this forum.
     
  19. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    TMS..........which ontario you from?
     
  20. two much smoke

    two much smoke Smoke Blower

    London Ontario Canada
     

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