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Got out of the US Marines and into an oilfield supply business. Got laid off and went to EMT and Fire school.

Now a lab tech at a petroleum laboratory hoping for good news at the end of the month in regards to a recent call from a Fire Chief who's department I tried out and applied for..

I got out of the Army and into the oilfield as well, who did you work for NOV?
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I got out of the Army and into the oilfield as well, who did you work for NOV?

Wilson. Was laid off just before NOV baught Wilson.
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Wilson. Was laid off just before NOV baught Wilson.

You live in west texas?
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Currently working at McDonald's as a crew trainer, bustin' my theoretical balls trying to save up to go to school next year! wheee.gif
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Left school at 16, went to college, left because it was awful and the teachers were useless. Now I work 9 - 5, 5 days a week as a Trainee Buying Clerk/Online store manager for a large car components firm.


I'm happy with the money I earn, love the job, and it allows me to fund my hobby, wouldn't mind if it was a bit more ICT orientated, but managing the online eBay/Store is quite interesting.



Also, this needs a sticky.

We have very similar stories my new friend, except I work on installing and maintaining business networks. When networking work is slow I stay at the shop and repair computers that come into the shop. I sometimes even teach a class, we have for people who are not very tech savvy come into the shop and I teach them the basics. Im doing okay for not going to highschool.
I prefer to learn on my own.
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The last job I had was growing half a house full of weed for medical dispensaries here in WA. Family bought the house for $270k and invested in lights, ballasts, soil, co2, nutrients, industrial timers, electrical work, huge hydroponic setup ECT. I paid them back quicker than you might think. But I got addicted to pain killers and..well...things went bad after that. I could be a damn millionaire if I didn't get addicted to the stuff. 3 years clean though, thank God. Sorry for rambling I just joined and this is my hello world post smile.gif
(If anyone knows anything about custom water cooling setups, keep a look out for my post. Writing it after this)

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post #4717 of 5907
Graduated high school, studied constructioning for a year. Thought about going to art college to study media design but joined the army as an engineer and still am there. Right now I work as a combat engineer for our troops in afghanistan, in few months I wil be back in home and will see what life has to offer.
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You live in west texas?

East
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East

check your PMs
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I'm a paralegal. Love pc.!
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