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    Well I start May 21st, and I already know that...

    Well I start May 21st, and I already know that I'll be working at the BP refinery in indiana. Will be working 60+ hours a week which is fine with me, looking forward to learning and earning some real...
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    Well I just got my start date for the...

    Well I just got my start date for the apprenticeship, and got to give my boss a 2 week notice today!
  3. Thanks, I will!!

    Thanks, I will!!
  4. A new development has changed everything, just...

    A new development has changed everything, just got a certified letter from Local 597 Pipefitters and i"m starting my apprenticeship in about 2 weeks!!!! After trying to get into a good union job for...
  5. Thanks for the input guys. My gut is telling me...

    Thanks for the input guys. My gut is telling me that the Peoples Gas Company job will be better in the long run. But 6 months no pay!! That's hard to swallow, considering my wife is not working and...
  6. Thanks guys, I'm leaning towards the City job...

    Thanks guys, I'm leaning towards the City job myself just worried about what happens when the project ends, but hopefully there will be more work to be done.
  7. The Project is 10+ years and may or may not be...

    The Project is 10+ years and may or may not be seasonal. Thanks you guys for the responses so far, like I said this is one tough decision.
  8. I can make it 6 months with the money I have...

    I can make it 6 months with the money I have saved but would rather not have to use that money. Both positions are union, The utility workers job with Peoples Gas is Local 18007 Gas Workers. The...
  9. Well thanks a pantload buddy!!!!

    Well thanks a pantload buddy!!!!
  10. Peoples Gas Opportunity or City of Chicago Job

    After working for a low wage at a non union hvac company for about a year I am really looking into going union. I have been accepted for an opportunity to get 6 months of free training through a...
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    When I told him that I was taking the exams I was...

    When I told him that I was taking the exams I was kinda trying to see if they would be willing to pay for them, I certainly don't care about a pat on the back, they dont put food on the table. I...
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    As soon as I get my NATE certifications in June...

    As soon as I get my NATE certifications in June and get to use my 1 week of vacation I will finally earn, I'm gone. I am interested to see what kind of pay raise they will offer me at the 1 year mark.
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    Sadly it's $170 per hour for each man on the job,...

    Sadly it's $170 per hour for each man on the job, $150 per hour thereafter. If there is a tech and one helper, it's $340 for that first hour. It's a flat labor rate. BTW I just let my service manager...
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    We are residential/ light commercial company. My...

    We are residential/ light commercial company. My boss keeps telling me what a great asset I am and what a bright future I have with the company. He did just lay 3 guys off so I guess I should be glad...
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    I wish I was kidding!!! Been working at a non...

    I wish I was kidding!!! Been working at a non union shop just north of chicago. We service alot of the wealthy folks in the northern suburbs. I started at 13.00 almost a year ago, been a service tech...
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    I've been trying to go union for about a year...

    I've been trying to go union for about a year now, maybe the company I work for just sucks but the grass must be a little bit greener?
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    My company charges $170 per hour and I get paid...

    My company charges $170 per hour and I get paid $13!! Looking for work elsewhere...
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    I applied for building trades/ pipefitter. Any...

    I applied for building trades/ pipefitter. Any idea of how many apprentices per year they have hired in the past?
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    Local 597 Score

    Just got my final score and number for the apprenticeship today. got an 86% overall (exam + interview + education + work experience) and that makes me number 190 out of 1064 on the list. I think I'm...
  20. Thread: job outlook

    by nairb25
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    Things are lookin good...

    Things are lookin good http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos192.htm
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    I just started at a residential/ light commercial...

    I just started at a residential/ light commercial 3 months ago and my first day they had me going up and down ladders with CO2, R22, and tool bags. I think they were trying to see if I could handle...
  22. Thread: New member

    by nairb25
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    New member

    Hello all, i registered a few months ago and I have been lurking here but now I am actually introducing myself.
    I just finished HVAC trade school from my local community college. I have my...
  23. Typical Interview Q's related to pneumatics.

    Hey guys, I have an interview on monday at a hospital and apparently there is an emphasis on pneumatics.

    I'm assuming that there will be some Q's related to pneumatics and I am wondering what...
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