I Work In the Wonderful World of Construction

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    I have worked on construction sites

    for the past four years now, as part of subcontractor team for a large building company. I love being on a building site, the work can be hard and the hours are often long, but the gang on site are always joking and laughing around, and there is a lot of satisfaction in seeing a...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 10, 2014

    Construction ... a Mans World?

    Hi, im new to this but I have something to get off my chest ... as a female I work in construction, I have been in the industry for about 5 years now and the ego's that I work with is beginning to surpress my personality. I was recently told that 'what I have to understand is...
    strawberrykay strawberrykay
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2009

    How I miss my work. I never started out

    as a construction engineer, I thought my career would have been something quite different. One thing led to another, then another, and so I chose a subject that interested me. It was a shot in the dark really. How do they do that?.... I often found myself asking this...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories
    46-50, F
    Oct 21, 2014

    Fun Fun Fun!!!!

    Another day in the life of a gutter installer...who also is a journeyman finish carpenter and journeyman house painter. I love what I do...but had to stop painting when construction went to hell in my area. It is hard on my body, but I'm really good at it. I had never hung...
    teleman teleman
    36-40, M
    Mar 3, 2010

    Lunch Break!!!!

    Well here I am, on the same job as yesterday taking my lunch break. I am working near the town of Eureka Springs, Ar, at a house that overlooks the beautiful Beaver Lake. My God! The view up here is fantastic!! I'll be finishing the job up in a couple of hours and then off to...
    teleman teleman
    36-40, M
    Mar 4, 2010
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