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3rdrail

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Your career path.
« on: May 24, 2007, 05:53:11 PM »
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OK, as a supplement to Ed's poll, I am curious as to the breakdown of the working environment of today's model railroader, and specifically those that are involved in forums. I'll bet the results will be seriously skewed toward IT professionals, while for a long time, it was a favorite of doctors, dentists, and lawyers.

So, vote and let's see.
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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2007, 07:08:23 PM »
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What if I'm two at this moment, and what about what I plan to be?
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Re: Your career path.
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2007, 07:42:45 PM »
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What, no option for petrolium transfer technician?

I should have gotten into IT (considering I studied programming)... ah, but the lure of the fire alarm industry and the family business was too strong  ;)
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Re: Your career path.
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2007, 07:51:55 PM »
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No option for Coal fired Power Plant Construction Project Manager ???

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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2007, 07:54:03 PM »
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Chippendale?

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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2007, 08:06:36 PM »
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I am currently "active" in the military carreer path. 

But...  In a few years that will turn into mechanical engineering, with a heavy bias toward transportation.
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Re: Your career path.
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2007, 08:09:03 PM »
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I'm another "two-slot" person: computer programming and web design. I also have 35 years of marketing experience plus a smattering of stints as technical photographer, audio/video engineer, CGI artists, and a whole bunch of "all others".
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Re: Your career path.
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2007, 08:11:50 PM »
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Chippendale?
You mean for you & 3rdrail like this ? :)

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Re: Your career path.
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2007, 08:13:49 PM »
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Lets' see 30 years motor Cop, Retired.. now Hostler/Conductor for a Steam tourist railroad.
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« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2007, 08:14:16 PM »
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ex-Software engineer-programmer, now 'All Other' Project Manager

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« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2007, 08:19:23 PM »
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railroad conductor.  I play with trains at work, I play with trains at home.  TRAINS! TRAINS! TRAINS!  ahem.
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Re: Your career path.
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2007, 10:47:41 PM »
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You left out anything construction related.  I'm a residential architect/designer/draftsman.  I bet there's a lot of others out there bending nails, too...

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« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2007, 11:25:26 PM »
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Is "male escort" emergency responder or "other"?
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Re: Your career path.
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2007, 11:38:13 PM »
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I'm self-employed. Should I check non-profit employee/manager or all other?

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« Reply #14 on: May 25, 2007, 01:22:18 AM »
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Lee,

Isn't that a skilled trade?

Thats what I checked off for my job printing newspapers:

That is units 1,2,3,&4 the folder is at the end with another 4 units to the right.