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structural engineer at an aerospace company, it pays the bills.
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post #582 of 5907
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structural engineer at an aerospace company, it pays the bills.
"It pays the bills"?

That's what hookers say.

Sounds like you have a decent job to me.
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I work at shop in ohio that sells car/truck custom accessories/parts. We mostly do lift kits and diesel performance.

It's like a "Pimp My Ride" but for rednecks and white trash. I love it.
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I am a Civil Engineer who was laid off from my dream job after college almost 2 years ago. Times are rough right now and it is impossible for me to find work. Right now it is cheaper and more satisfying for me to be a stay at home dad for my two kids then it is to work at any low paying job that will hire me.
Edited by Ragsters - 5/31/10 at 8:48am
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I work at shop in ohio that sells car/truck custom accessories/parts. We mostly do lift kits and diesel performance.

It's like a "Pimp My Ride" but for rednecks and white trash. I love it.
You're pretty close to me I lifted my old Jeep and did some KC light modifications to it.

Would you consider working on my 99' Alero? I really don't want to put the touch screen in myself.
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I am a Civil Engineer who was laid off from my dream job after college almost 2 years ago. Times are rough right now and it is impossible for me to find work.
That's a shame. We really need good civil engineers. Every where I turn is a terribly build road system (although they're getting better. I love round-a-bouts)
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Human Scarecrow.
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Land Planner and Computer Graphics Consultant.

Used to work for a Land Planning, Civil Engineering, and Landscape Architecture firm, but the economy has pretty much demolished this field of work, so I am a contractor now. I have only been out of college for 3 years. Sad to see that so many people are in the same boat as me. I'm hanging in there, though.

That said, I love my job. It can be very rewarding. I work on rezones, construction drawings, help with civil land dispute cases, but I specialize in graphics (2D and 3D). Bringing concepts and construction drawings to life by creating them in 3D is my favorite thing to do. With the economy down, I have had time to learn to make photo-real images and animations. I wouldn't have had a chance to do that, otherwise. When things pick back up, hopefully I will have an edge on the market.
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