The clown that dose are on call thinks it so rought be on call for a week so now we are om 1 day then off for 4 what a joke started looking for a new job
On second thought, I'm not gonna touch that post.
I worked at company for 26 years. It was just me and the boss. Luckily, I was only on call every other week from Friday after work to Monday morning. When the boss went on vacation or needed time off, I was it. So, overall, it wasn't too bad.
Then, for a year, I went to work for a burger chain. I was on call every 5 weeks for a week at a time. The restaurants are open 24/7/365, so I would get called out at all hours of the day and night, and would still be expected to work my normal hours during the day. Not only did I do the A/C and refrigeration, we were responsible for everything in the restaurant including fryers, grills, bun toasters, hot wells, soda dispensing equipment (Multiplex), lighting, plumbing, painting, etc. You name it, we worked on it. The pay was great, but the job sucked. I quit.
Now, I work for a school district taking care of five kitchens. I still take care of everything in the kitchen, but it's nothing compared to the burger chain. I'm on call every 10 weeks, which consists only going in if there is an emergency of some kind, which isn't very often. We get comp time for carrying the phone and comp time for drive time and actual time we're on campus. I wish I had found this job 25 years ago.
Every third day and weekend. was running every other day and weekend when we only had two techs.
How easy is it to ask another technto switch on call with you? Our shop, with the exception of me and one other tech, is like pulling teeth. We have a great shop but i feel it can be very selfish at times. Its funny though because when those other guy call me i already know what they are calling for. But if i call them they have there entire year already planned.
I was on-call every other week because we had 2 techs. The other one up and quit last Wednesday and I am now on call for the foreseeable future. I hope we get some help soon. Every other week was bad enough.
only way to get out of "on call" is to be a f___ up or a f___ off around here