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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:22 pm 
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Probley already been posted to death, buuuut.
i was curious as to what everyone did to feed their cars new stuff? Job wise, who's mechanics, whos business people, etc...
I'll start, i'm a trainee, I'm a truck driver/bobcat operator/shed builder/labourer. I think thats about it.

cheers pete

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:30 pm 
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im an apprentice aircraft mechanical engineer.

its prolly best if this was posted in the off topic section

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:33 pm 
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Location: Manjimup
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Spent two years at uni, but that just emtied my pockets, but now i'm looking at an apprenticeahip at a machining joint. 3 days to make a decision!

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:38 pm 
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Location: Diamond creek
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am a 3rd year plumber out of work and can't find another apprenticeship. trying to get into electrical drafting if plumbing falls through. currently building portable buildings.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:39 pm 
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IT

lots of moola, 9-5, and very little work :)

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:39 pm 
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Location: Tamborine Mountain
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do what i did and join the army :? get f**k around constantly but get paid every fortnight don't matter what your doing or where you are and you get alot more holidays then any other job. In 2004 i had nearly 3 1/2 months leave :D

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:59 pm 
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ReGiE wrote:
im an apprentice aircraft mechanical engineer.


Me too. Just finished.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 7:12 pm 
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Location: Melbourne
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I'm in IT ... well... supposed to be, if you ask me I spend 99% of my time dealing with politics and BS and 1% working with computers :(

Still... pay is good :)
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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 7:30 pm 
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Offshore Technician, unfortunatley majority of work has been in Karratha, not the most exciting of places to be, still good pay though

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 7:44 pm 
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im a painter, labourer, finished 3 years at tafe to be a draftsman now gonna go to uni to do design in industrial design at UTS.
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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 7:49 pm 
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I work at bilo, im lame, getting apprentiship at my ford dealership though.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 8:01 pm 
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Im in IT, I'm an IT Consultant.

Good moola alright, I just managed to negotiate a 30% pay rise :)

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:09 pm 
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2nd year apprentice, electrical mechanic on boats.
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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:12 pm 
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Location: Brisbane
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Working in retail at the moment, casual. Bad hours, fair I guess pay. Going to TAFE this year to do a Diploma of Justice Administration (been to uni twice, dropped it twice). Probably join Queensland Police after that.

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:15 pm 
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I work for Peter Warren Ford in Warrick Farm, god i love my job, sellin em for 6 months, lovin em for 21 years!!!

 

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