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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #240 on: September 03, 2015, 09:49:00 AM »
ses, your job sounds so cool!


It sounds cooler than it is.  However, I am happy to say I just had a paper accepted about a method I developed to detect parasites in shellfish as a means to monitor water quality.  Beware of those raw oysters everyone!
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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #241 on: September 03, 2015, 10:21:34 AM »
I used to teach. Now I do insurance.

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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #242 on: September 03, 2015, 10:38:25 AM »
Great news about the job, Martin!

I'm adjunct faculty at a community college; I teach English - writing and literature.

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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #243 on: September 03, 2015, 11:13:43 AM »
Quantity Surveyor/Commercial Manager

Wiki describes the job like this;

A quantity surveyor (QS) is a professional working within the construction industry concerned with construction costs and contracts. Services provided by a quantity surveyor may include: Cost planning and commercial management throughout the entire life cycle of the project from inception to post-completion. Duties may include; Value engineering, Risk management and calculation, Procurement advice and assistance during the tendering procedures, Tender analysis and agreement of the contract sum, Commercial management and contract administration, Assistance in dispute resolution, Asset capitalisation, Interim valuations and payment assessment, Cost management process, Assessing the additional costs of design variations and the Production of Company PQQ documentation in line with company policies.

A (disgruntled) work colleague describes the job like this;

Moving sh!t from one bucket to another!

 ;D


"And then it just becomes an industry of...cool."

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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #244 on: September 03, 2015, 11:39:48 AM »
Moving sh!t from one bucket to another!

 ;D
I needed that translation. Thanks.  ;D

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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #245 on: September 03, 2015, 11:41:53 AM »
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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #246 on: September 03, 2015, 12:35:22 PM »
I used to teach. Now I do insurance.

Pretty sure there are at least 136 pulp fiction stories that begin with these same words.

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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #247 on: September 03, 2015, 08:23:12 PM »
I'm a story producer in reality and documentary television. It's basically an office job, but a good gig. Usually do three to five shows a year.

This looks Very interesting, philip! You must have your own stories to tell, with that kind of job. :)

I have certainly seen my share of dead bodies.

 :o

Not the reply I was expecting.

I'm Banksy.

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Everyone's jobs sound so fancy compared to mine.

I was thinking the same thing about my job, Deer. :)


Moving sh!t from one bucket to another!

 ;D
I needed that translation. Thanks.  ;D

Me too!
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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #248 on: September 04, 2015, 02:39:46 PM »
I'm a story producer in reality and documentary television. It's basically an office job, but a good gig. Usually do three to five shows a year.

This looks Very interesting, philip! You must have your own stories to tell, with that kind of job. :)

I have certainly seen my share of dead bodies.

 :o

Not the reply I was expecting.

I've just been working on a show about paramedics so there are some pretty intense calls.

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Re: So what's your day job?
« Reply #249 on: September 04, 2015, 03:20:28 PM »
I'm a dentist in Minnesota. Business has been bad lately, for some reason.
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