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Magnus Eisengrim
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High School:
Delivered gas bills
scooped ice cream
worked in a stockroom
lab assistant
manual labour in construction

College (technical school):
retail (sporting goods)
constructed waterbed frames

First stab at adulthood:
electronics tech
roustabout (oilfield labourer)
oil production operator
tutor
more electronics

University:
telephone surveys
more electronics

Second attempt at adulthood:
teacher
university sessional instructor
research assistant
educational researcher
bureaucrat
magician (can I say that here?)


I've probably missed a couple.
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.--Yeats
lunatik
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On Mar 4, 2016, Salguod Nairb wrote:
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On Mar 4, 2016, lunatik wrote:
Jack n the box -3 mos
Safeway -11 years
Concrete Leveling 1 mos
Telecommunications -11 1/2 yrs (current)

I have a relatively short list it looks like :/



What kind of Comm do you do?


I work for Comcast!
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Salguod Nairb
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On Mar 4, 2016, lunatik wrote:
I work for Comcast!


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I do Technical Control.


But this is what I actually do...

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lunatik
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Hahaha I don't have too many complaints here. Free services is a decent perk I must say!
"Don't let your Dreams become Fantasies"
Salguod Nairb
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I guess my perk would be free meals, but that is from the chow hall so it's one of those at your own peril kind of things.
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lunatik
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So some days are good, some days not so much! Kinda like the stock market!
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As a teenager, I:
  • Bussed tables at a country club
  • Worked at a company that made printed circuit boards (solder plating the circuitry, electroplating the contacts)
  • Worked for a property management company doing maintenance on apartment buildings

As an adult, I've:
  • Worked at a real estate investment company, getting clients to invest in income property
  • Wrote software to generate code to run numerical control systems (milling machines, lathes, punch presses, electrodischarge machines, and so on)
  • Taught university mathematics
  • Wrote GPS navigation software
  • Wrote deep ocean transponder (DOT) navigation software
  • Designed single explosively formed penetrator (SEFP) and multiple explosively formed penetrator (MEFP) warheads
  • Wrote software to analyze weapon system effectiveness
  • Wrote software to analyze fabrication inspection data
  • Wrote software to estimate the cost of building petroleum processing facilities
  • Wrote software to control freeway traffic cameras
  • Analyzed mortgage-backed securities
  • Conducted risk management for satellite development/deployment projects
  • Consulted on risk management for medical facility construction and nuclear power plant construction
  • Taught classes in project risk management, project cost management, project quality management
  • Taught review courses for the Level I, Level II, and Level III Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams
  • Taught international finance courses in Financial Mathematics and Financial Modeling
  • Developed curriculum materials for the Level I, Level II, and Level III CFA exams
  • Taught university financial accounting and managerial accounting classes
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On Mar 8, 2016, S2000magician wrote:
As a teenager, I:
  • Bussed tables at a country club
  • Worked at a company that made printed circuit boards (solder plating the circuitry, electroplating the contacts)
  • Worked for a property management company doing maintenance on apartment buildings

As an adult, I've:
  • Worked at a real estate investment company, getting clients to invest in income property
  • Wrote software to generate code to run numerical control systems (milling machines, lathes, punch presses, electrodischarge machines, and so on)
  • Taught university mathematics
  • Wrote GPS navigation software
  • Wrote deep ocean transponder (DOT) navigation software
  • Designed single explosively formed penetrator (SEFP) and multiple explosively formed penetrator (MEFP) warheads
  • Wrote software to analyze weapon system effectiveness
  • Wrote software to analyze fabrication inspection data
  • Wrote software to estimate the cost of building petroleum processing facilities
  • Wrote software to control freeway traffic cameras
  • Analyzed mortgage-backed securities
  • Conducted risk management for satellite development/deployment projects
  • Consulted on risk management for medical facility construction and nuclear power plant construction
  • Taught classes in project risk management, project cost management, project quality management
  • Taught review courses for the Level I, Level II, and Level III Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams
  • Taught international finance courses in Financial Mathematics and Financial Modeling
  • Developed curriculum materials for the Level I, Level II, and Level III CFA exams
  • Taught university financial accounting and managerial accounting classes



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magicfish
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On Mar 2, 2016, Salguod Nairb wrote:
Another thread got me thinking about all the jobs I have had and what it took for me to get where I am today.

I thought it might me interesting to hear about some of the jobs we all have had to get were we are now, and what types of jobs we may have had in common.

For me, I was a poor college student for 5 years and my main goal was to find a job where I got a free meal.

To date I have had 25 jobs and they are listed below:

Bailing hay and straw. (high school summer)
Dishwasher at a Steakhouse. (high school)
Maintenance at my High School (had to clean up for my own graduation)
Maintenance at College (unclogged a lot of toilets)
Dishwasher at Wendy's.
Groundskeeper at a resort.
Roofer (got fired for falling off the roof)
Deli Slicer (Joes Deli home of the Gator Tail)
Painter (apartments)
Deli Slicer (can’t remember the name had to trim the roast beef lean/ pick out the fat after slicing)
Original Cookie Company (all the free cookies I wanted, a week later I was sick of ‘em)
Plitt Theaters Concessions (Free movies, popcorn/soda)
Recreation Therapist (was paid $8/hour +expenses thought I was living large "1980's")
Pizza Hut (free personal pan everyday)
Winn Dixie produce.
Winn Dixie produce (transferred)
Food 4 Less produce (also known as Piggly Wiggly in other areas)
Wal*Mart cashier.
USAF
AAFES Theaters (while in USAF)
Domino Pizza delivery (while in USAF)
House Painter (while in USAF)
Gov Contractor (after USAF)
Self Employed renovations and landlord. (flipped houses and owned rental property)
Gov Contractor (housing market crashed)

Where are you today?
Salguod Nairb
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I'm still a Gov Contractor in the Middle East and sometimes Asia.
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Oh, I was a stocker at Albertsons. I forgot about that one. We had to run through the aisles while pushing a dolly loaded to the hilt. I almost took out an old lady one time and decided it wasn't for me and quit.
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I feel bad that I wrote a silly post, and shortly thereafter the Café was broken. I know that it was in fact Salguod's fault, but that didn't stop me from feeling guilty, so here it goes.

1. Professional mower of lawns.
2. Janitor
3. Gas station attendant. This was back in the full service days: I could check your tire pressure and your oil and fix your tires and wash your windshields. I was very good at it, and got promoted to...
4. Assistant Night Manager of H&H Car and Truck Rentals, Waipahu, HI. Actually, this was the gas station I worked at. But for my diligence and excellence, I got to wash the cars and trucks that the gas station rented. I also got promoted to work the night shift by myself (or with a second peon, of whom I was--at the age of 18--in charge).
5. Student, student, and student. I was on scholarship, so I thought that I needed to study as if studying was my job.
6. Stationary Salesman. Again, I was good at it (I'm still obsessed with stationary), so I got promoted to work in outside sales, which I was not good at at all. So I got demoted to working back on the the inside, which suited me just fine.
7. College professor.

That's it. I have worked a lot, but not at lot of different jobs.
Salguod Nairb
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On Mar 21, 2016, stoneunhinged wrote:
I feel bad that I wrote a silly post, and shortly thereafter the Café was broken. I know that it was in fact Salguod's fault...



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S2000magician
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6. Stationary Salesman.

Not to be confused with ambulatory salesman, I presume.
stoneunhinged
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Exactly, Bill. I was a stationary salesman of stationery. I said that outside sales didn't suit me. Smile

(Seriously, you always catch me on these things. Maybe I should submit my posts to you privately before I post them.)
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Nah. The world wants to see the unvarnished Stoney.
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