I've been close to asking this same question mymyself. I'm an Alignment Tech for Heavy Equiptment. We do 3 axle alignments on tractor's (semi's) and about anything heavier than a ton truck. Dumptrucks, fire engines, what ever. Bob
My dad and I run the family building supply/lumber yard in St George. My granddad started it in 1976 after retiring from the construction business. I sell some parts on the side but Id starve if that was my bread and butter.
If you are ever doing any work in the lowcountry let me know.
As far as (-paid-) work, I work f/t for a Custom Automated machine manufacturer (www.aautomation.com) Popular past and present customers include... Amgen (pharmaceuticals), TRW Automotive-Kelsey Hayes, Borg Warner, Bosch, Siemens, Caterpillar, "DMG" (DNA-Molecular stamping Co.), Motorola and more...
I Install, service and repair new/used and retrofitted equipment and handle some R&D work...
Retired.......just try to keep up with you young guys now.
Oh and the Honey-do List for work.
`92 F150 Flareside - IRIS MET/Gray
5.0, AOD, 355 gears, dual glasspacks no cats, K&N drop in filter, MSD Blaster Coil, Cap and Rotor, Ford Racing 9mm wires - Blue
It's not pink......it's IRIS.
I've been designing and building plastic injection molds (a kind of tool & die maker) for 27 years now. I also worked in production machining for 10 years or so. Before that- landscaping, dock hand, boat builder, bag boy, even played trumpet in a disco band very briefly. I miss my leisure suit with the contrasting stitching....
'96 F150, 4.9 auto SWB
'64 F100 Short Wide
"I'm a man. I can change.... If I have too... I guess...."
I am employed at AT&T as a Network Manger, fancy name for a supervisor. I am over the installation and maintenence groups in Orangeburg/St George and the group in Barnwell, SC. I've been here for almost 8 years. Before AT&T/Bellsouth I worked at NAPA auto parts in Denmark SC. On the side I weld (mig, tig, heli-arc, stick) and work on trucks/cars, just do what ever needs to be dun i pay the bills.
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