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  • #113051
    Onevox (PeteM)
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    @rooster
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    So many cool jobs here.

    Marketing/advertising for  home furnishings manufacturer and retailer.

    #113053
    BorgDog
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    @borgdog
    MemberContributorvip

    the correct answer is “as little as possible”

    the real answer is I’m a tech specialist at an elementary school, 500 or so computers, 2-300 ipads, 40ish classroom audio/video systems, bunch of printers and stuff and whatever else they think may be “tech” are my responsibility.  other “tech” include staplers, file cabinets,  desks, assembling shelves, etc.  it is a great gig, many days I have literally nothing to do, other days i’m running my butt off, but it’s very low key, low pressure (low pay), I’m basically my own boss and it’s fun helping all the teachers and kids instead of some ungrateful angry management types in the corporate IT jobs I had before this.

    #113060
    Nemo
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    @nemo
    Member

    I’m an electronics hardware tech for Huawei…….(watch out or i listen in on all your calls :whistle: )

    #113062
    RustyCardores
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    @rustycardores
    MemberModerator

    I’m an electronics hardware tech for Huawei…….(watch out or i listen in on all your calls :whistle: )

    Well that’s a bit bloody rude. I had no idea that technology had come so far…. oh wait, you said “C”alls.  My bad.  :whistle:

    #113064
    Tom
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    @armyaviation
    MemberContributor

    16 years in the Army so far as a Blackhawk pilot

    Transitioned to the Airlines full time now and a part time student of the Visual Pinball Academy of hard knocks! :wacko:

    #113072
    Flupper
    Participant
    @philippe

    the correct answer is “as little as possible”

    the real answer is I’m a tech specialist at an elementary school, 500 or so computers, 2-300 ipads, 40ish classroom audio/video systems, bunch of printers and stuff and whatever else they think may be “tech” are my responsibility. other “tech” include staplers, file cabinets, desks, assembling shelves, etc. it is a great gig, many days I have literally nothing to do, other days i’m running my butt off, but it’s very low key, low pressure (low pay), I’m basically my own boss and it’s fun helping all the teachers and kids instead of some ungrateful angry management types in the corporate IT jobs I had before this.

    Huhh… you guys all have fun adventurous jobs. I am in fact an “ungrateful angry management type in corporate IT” (maybe not the ungrateful though). So I really needed a hobby like Blender and VPX 🤓

    #113073
    BrandonLaw
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    @brandonlaw
    Member

    I’m an electronics hardware tech for Huawei…….(watch out or i listen in on all your calls :whistle: )

    Well that’s a bit bloody rude. I had no idea that technology had come so far…. oh wait, you said “C”alls. My bad. :whistle:

    Had to out-loud chuckle @ this!

    "Fuck this game. I love it."

    #113077
    Schreibi34
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    @schreibi34
    Member

    Worked as a machinist / mechanic 12 years after school. Then switched to CAD constructing prototype cars for big carmanufacturers. You know, those fancy BlingBling future science fiction ones that look like TerryRed’s cab!

     

    #113127
    rgarriott
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    @rgarriott
    Member

    18 yrs this month in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Great job working 3 days on 3 days off 12 hr days. Gets me lots of time off to figure out this new pinball passion. Thanks for all the help guys.

    #113139
    Oldschool4
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    @oldschool4
    Member

    Worked in a high speed can production line for 15yrs,moved states,now a furnaceman at a Alumina plant in Aust.Discovered VP 5 mths ago love it,addicted,took a while to nut out the software and glitches.Building first cab now.A Big thankyou to Everyone. :good:   :good:

    #113140
    Knorr
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    @knorr
    vipContributor

    Since 10 years i work as a train dispatcher. Before that i was a joiner which was a much more fulfilling job (there takes vp now place…). Now the best thing that can happen is to go home with empty hands…

     

    But trains are cooler then…, well doing a kitchen or something :)

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    #113141
    visualpinballfan
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    @johndo

    grease monkey wrench slinging, knuckle dragging, mouth breathing mechanic…or a automotive technician specializing in the high end, luxury Italian breed of automated mobiles.

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    #113142
    hlr53
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    @hlr53

    Retired senior tech rep from Honeywell – pulp and paper mills process control systems. Currently an application developer on Epic (electronic medical record platform) for a major children’s hospital.  Married 31 years to a mechanical engineer currently doing robotics with Google.

    #113144
    Wildman
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    @wildman
    Member

    Love this thread..some really interesting jobs.. and the 1 thing that ties us all together is the love  for pinball really REALLY COOL :good:

    #113195
    xenonph
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    @xenonph
    MemberContributor

    You all make one hell of a Pinball Army!!

    #113212
    dopdahl
    Participant
    @dopdahl

    Software engineer for 30 years.

    Currently focused on iris biometric security devices…

    #113226
    Thalamus
    Moderator
    @thalamus
    ContributorMemberModerator

    My title says. Senior System Engineer. What better describes it though is Linux System admin at the National Library of Norway. We have a fair amount of data to take care of. Currently around 9 Petabyte. Because of the amount we quite often have to migrate our data from one system to a new. Our daily average growth is approx 3T.

    #113228
    -RpT
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    @rpt
    Member

    EDIT – quoted wrong post, reposted below  :scratch:

    #113237
    -RpT
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    @rpt
    Member

    LMFAO am I the only one that does real work ? Manual labor I mean :whistle: did construction for the last 18 yrs…. now back into maintenance mechanic..

    You guys are all fuckin desk jockeys B-) Must be a nice easy life ;-) LOL…………..

    No wonder why you guys got time to make tables :-)

    LOL, changed career after busting my ass for 10+ years scraping a living as a live sound engineer (highly seasonal work, crazy weird hours, lots of physical stuff, drunk customers, drunk bands, etc)      Took the opportunity to transition out of that when it presented itself (wasn’t sure i would still be having fun with that at 50 for example as would have meant a lot of touring, etc)… Happier now in the office job – work smarter not harder!!

    Lot of IT folks in this hobby it seems tho, which is a good thing!

    #113248
    Zeb
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    @zebulon

    Retail manager – 2yrs

    Carpenter – 5yrs

    Car audio technician – 7yrs

    Computer/Electronics Repair Tech/Manager – 2yrs

    Carpenter – 10yrs

    Caretaker  – 2yrs

    Tearful hair-puller, design tech, problem creator, chief cook and bottle washer, production staff, customer service asshole, and general duties for Zebsboards.com – 6yrs

    I like bubble baths by candlelight, long walks on the beach, running through puddles in the rain – oops, sorry, wrong site …..

    I know so little about everything that I could tell you all there is to know about nothing

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