What do you do for a job?

gary3306

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:tearsofjoy:Yeah that's another one Gary, but in reality everyone knows we are the real superstars out here, they just can't admit it. :tonguewink:

There are shed loads of them out here on the Brent Alpha at present as it's decommissioning, so they are dangling about cutting casons and legs etc. If anybody is looking for a bit of string, there's plenty about :chuncky:
 

gixeron

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There are shed loads of them out here on the Brent Alpha at present as it's decommissioning, so they are dangling about cutting casons and legs etc. If anybody is looking for a bit of string, there's plenty about :chuncky:
:tearsofjoy: A lot of us on the Dunlin Alpha for AquaTerra doing the same thing.
 

Rab.

Back To decent Mpg ...
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There are shed loads of them out here on the Brent Alpha at present as it's decommissioning, so they are dangling about cutting casons and legs etc. If anybody is looking for a bit of string, there's plenty about :chuncky:

Was down @ BRB in Hartlepool Other day.... Its fairly Getting cut up ...
 

Haukur

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Always interested in what people do for a living, so what do you do?

I'm a van driver for Dingbro Motor Factors.
I am a driving trucks and buses with tourists in the icelandic highlands in the Sommer season and also longer (6 day) riding trips, also in the highlands, over winter I relax and do some drawings and horse training here in Germany
 

jdp1962

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interesting job. I have such question. Have you ever bought a law essay online? I really do not want to waste time writing, found on the Internet service, which contains essay from different authors - https://edubirdie.com/law-essay-writing-service do you think it is safe to use it or can I be fooled? I would be grateful for any information.
Sorry, but you're fooling yourself if you think buying someone else'[s work and adding your name to it will help you master the subject.
 

Alistair D

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interesting job. I have such question. Have you ever bought a law essay online? I really do not want to waste time writing, found on the Internet service, which contains essay from different authors - https://edubirdie.com/law-essay-writing-service do you think it is safe to use it or can I be fooled? I would be grateful for any information.
I wouldn't want anyone that's bought a paper/degree representing me:gun2:
 

HOGG

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I wouldn't want anyone that's bought a paper/degree representing me:gun2:
How would you know?? Do you ask to see your solicitors qualifications??

Do you ask to see your local garage mechanics paperwork?? Or even your own doctors??

If the job is done right and well, who are you to judge how a man gets to where he strives to be....

Richard Branson had no problems with this

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Alistair D

Hug your kids at home, but belt them in the car.
How would you know?? Do you ask to see your solicitors qualifications??

Do you ask to see your local garage mechanics paperwork?? Or even your own doctors??

If the job is done right and well, who are you to judge how a man gets to where he strives to be....

Richard Branson had no problems with this

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You're right, very hard to know who has come by their qualifications honestly.
My point was that I would not encourage cheating, I would prefer to deal with someone who has researched, studied and taken the time to learn their knowledge as apposed to someone who has just gone out and bought some papers. Ideal world and all that.
 

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My brother was on the Ark Royal during the Iraq war and the Southampton after that as a stoker.
 

Andy Butcher

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32 years in the Fire & Rescue Service, medically retired in 2016 due to a wrongly diagnosed back injury, miss it daily (I would still be in if it was diagnosed correctly, grrr).

Now back on the tools as a Service Engineer in plumbing (plumber by trade before the F&RS).
 

Sc08 LAB

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24 years in the Royal Navy as a weapon engineer, now work in a rail depot as a multi skilled technician.

Be interesting to know if there are any other ex or serving armed forces on here.

Rog.
Last year I was lucky enough to get a tour around one of the new German 'war ships' sorry my ship / boat knowledge is as good as my hair growth..... Was awesome being shown around by the captain and his 2IC even though it didn't even belong to their navy yet as it was still under contract being built, cool as funk

Kind regards in SC.
 

Baj257

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I work with carbon fibre mostly building, fixing and assembling race cars. Been with McLaren racing coming up to 14 years. Before that, Redbull Racing for 1.5 years, prodrive for 2 years, McLaren Automotive about 4 years.



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Bryant1998

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I work with carbon fibre mostly building, fixing and assembling race cars. Been with McLaren racing coming up to 14 years. Before that, Redbull Racing for 1.5 years, prodrive for 2 years, McLaren Automotive about 4 years.



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Any jobs going?
 

Baj257

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Drop me a pm if something comes up then mate, sounds very interesting, what’s the automotive side like?

I’ve not worked properly on the new automotive side, but I’ve been over to advise on repairs for cars that have been crashed. I worked on the SLR when it first come out, that was more low production work. Now it’s more of a proper production line. But it’s a way in to the company to move on to bigger things.


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Bryant1998

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I’ve not worked properly on the new automotive side, but I’ve been over to advise on repairs for cars that have been crashed. I worked on the SLR when it first come out, that was more low production work. Now it’s more of a proper production line. But it’s a way in to the company to move on to bigger things.


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Bet working on the SLR was good, serious motor. Definitely interested in finding out more about this, I’m guessing the race side of it is a lot harder to get into?
 

Baj257

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Bet working on the SLR was good, serious motor. Definitely interested in finding out more about this, I’m guessing the race side of it is a lot harder to get into?

It can be harder, but not many people leave so jobs don’t come up much. In the last 14 years only 5 people have been employed in my department. We have 30 of us spread over 3 shifts. The only ones that leave are people retiring. When I joined I was the first to be employed for 10 years and I was also the youngest by 12 years. Not many people learn what I do so it’s hard to come by people to do the job. We’re sort of the central hub where everything gets assembled and people come to to get things fixed! Oh and homers to be done.
But there’s lots of different skills in racing; machinists, mechanics, painters/wrappers, IT support, stores personal, rapid prototyping (3D printers), model makers, pattern makers, inspectors, electricians, truck drivers, garage assemblers/support. Just a couple off the top of my head.
Im surprised there isn’t more people from McLaren on here, there is loads of modified Audi’s in the car park.


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Bryant1998

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It can be harder, but not many people leave so jobs don’t come up much. In the last 14 years only 5 people have been employed in my department. We have 30 of us spread over 3 shifts. The only ones that leave are people retiring. When I joined I was the first to be employed for 10 years and I was also the youngest by 12 years. Not many people learn what I do so it’s hard to come by people to do the job. We’re sort of the central hub where everything gets assembled and people come to to get things fixed! Oh and homers to be done.
But there’s lots of different skills in racing; machinists, mechanics, painters/wrappers, IT support, stores personal, rapid prototyping (3D printers), model makers, pattern makers, inspectors, electricians, truck drivers, garage assemblers/support. Just a couple off the top of my head.
Im surprised there isn’t more people from McLaren on here, there is loads of modified Audi’s in the car park.


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Well if something does come up I’d be very interested in applying, working with carbon fibre in the racing industry sounds right up my street, bit more high octane that what I do now...

Like working with my hands, having a task to do and feeling like I’ve accomplished something challenging or technical, very keen to learn too.

Sounds like you’ve had quite a career!
 

Scotty75

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Gas distribution engineer . Miracle worker , problem solver etc etc . Today I drilled a 6" hole in a 6' main while under pressure to provide a feed to a new estate .
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AndyM001

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B1 Licenced Aircraft Engineer for British Airways for the last 30 years at Heathrow, before that I was in the RAF for 9 years.
 

Jonesy82

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I've been on the railway for the last 2 years as a signaller, before that 20 years in the motor trade as a technician for Ford, Skoda and then finally VW where I passed all my master tech qualifications.
Dont miss the motor trade one bit though
 

Nitro_CR

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Currently finishing a degree in International Relations (quite topical right now) & work part-time as a Supermarket Delivery Driver.
Starting on a Management Graduate Scheme with one of the top Logistics firms in September!
 

RAF_S7

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20 years in the RAF as a Telecoms Engineer.
Now 20 years in the Telecoms Industry managing mobile operator networks globally.
Got pulled out of my last job in the South Pacific due to this CV19 pandemic, and currently working from home in (a cold!) UK.
Been in and out of Audi’s for the last 20 years :racer:
 
Run my own wee electrical business, specialise in rewires, extensions and shop installs. I do 3 phase installs and fault finding as well. Love Getting my hands dirty!


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