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    Quote Originally Posted by ryan1088 View Post
    I know you do, we were talking about Frank here!!!

    It feels like things have snowballed on me lately, like there's no catching up to the work load?

    I actually spent all day washing condensers!!!
    It wasn't too long ago that I offered to pay my boss a hundred bucks to let me turn my phone off for 8 hours and wash condensers.

    In the middle of the summer that we had, I'd have done it, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpsmith1cm View Post
    It wasn't too long ago that I offered to pay my boss a hundred bucks to let me turn my phone off for 8 hours and wash condensers.

    In the middle of the summer that we had, I'd have done it, too.
    It's funny when your a grunt you can't wait to have some responsibility, then when that happens you wish you could just take orders and forget the stress.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Joehvac25 View Post
    It's funny when your a grunt you can't wait to have some responsibility, then when that happens you wish you could just take orders and forget the stress.


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    So true.


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    you're not going to last long in an apprenticeship if no one wants to work with you. it seems like you're having that problem already.

    if your shop tells you to mow the lawn and fetch the coffee, get it done! you're paid by the hour, right? not the complaint? who cares what work you have to knock out!

    you're the grunt, it's your job to show up first, work the hardest, and tell some funny stories.
    Last edited by automig; 10-22-2012 at 11:31 PM. Reason: be less abrasive

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    good point Ryan!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    LOL!


    Quote Originally Posted by ryan1088 View Post
    You don't fix anything anymore. Your "people" do!
    I WILL SELL WORK,GENERATE BUSINESS, GO GET NEW CUSTOMERS!
    YOU SHUT THE HELL UP AND QUIT RUNNING YOUR MOUTH!

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    and bring your journeyman coffee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by automig View Post
    you're not going to last long in an apprenticeship if no one wants to work with you. it seems like you're having that problem already.

    if your shop tells you to mow the lawn and fetch the coffee, get it done! you're paid by the hour, right? not the complaint? who cares what work you have to knock out!

    you're the grunt, it's your job to show up first, work the hardest, and tell some funny stories.
    I WILL SELL WORK,GENERATE BUSINESS, GO GET NEW CUSTOMERS!
    YOU SHUT THE HELL UP AND QUIT RUNNING YOUR MOUTH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by supertek65 View Post
    and bring your journeyman coffee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Let me explain something to all you people that think I have a bad attitude. The job I work for now loves me. I get a long with everyone and never turn down any job! But I never have and never will kiss any journeyman's a**. You think you'll get coffee too, that'll be the day. You got the wrong guy.

    I did my time in the industry and I worked very ard to get my degree and certs. You guys on here think paper means nothing but it does in the real world trust me. I know how to turn a wrench not just a " textbook tech". I strongly believe that changing filters and belts does not make you a good mechanic. It's hog wash. Finding out why the machine is broken, or why did the comp. trip out, or why it's not cooling is what makes a good mech. Repairing the machine and finding out why certain things happen. Honestly if you're telling me you have to time examine a machine while you're PMing it then I'd think that you'd probably get one machine done a day. Which means in my company you're out the door.

    The workers here know what type of person I am and they don't want me to excel because they know I will succeed at anything and the company will count on me rather than them. They are threatened by me. But that's ok because trust me. My drive and my work ethics will get me where I need to be.

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    LMAO!


    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    Let me explain something to all you people that think I have a bad attitude. The job I work for now loves me. I get a long with everyone and never turn down any job! But I never have and never will kiss any journeyman's a**. You think you'll get coffee too, that'll be the day. You got the wrong guy.

    I did my time in the industry and I worked very ard to get my degree and certs. You guys on here think paper means nothing but it does in the real world trust me. I know how to turn a wrench not just a " textbook tech". I strongly believe that changing filters and belts does not make you a good mechanic. It's hog wash. Finding out why the machine is broken, or why did the comp. trip out, or why it's not cooling is what makes a good mech. Repairing the machine and finding out why certain things happen. Honestly if you're telling me you have to time examine a machine while you're PMing it then I'd think that you'd probably get one machine done a day. Which means in my company you're out the door.

    The workers here know what type of person I am and they don't want me to excel because they know I will succeed at anything and the company will count on me rather than them. They are threatened by me. But that's ok because trust me. My drive and my work ethics will get me where I need to be.
    I WILL SELL WORK,GENERATE BUSINESS, GO GET NEW CUSTOMERS!
    YOU SHUT THE HELL UP AND QUIT RUNNING YOUR MOUTH!

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    i did not read this part earlier!

    ROFL!
    LMAO!

    my wife and daughter just read this and they are still laughing!
    Helen asked if I could forward this to her sister in LA!!!!!!!!!


    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    Let me explain something to all you people that think I have a bad attitude. The job I work for now loves me. I get a long with everyone and never turn down any job! But I never have and never will kiss any journeyman's a**. You think you'll get coffee too, that'll be the day. You got the wrong guy.

    I did my time in the industry and I worked very ard to get my degree and certs. You guys on here think paper means nothing but it does in the real world trust me. I know how to turn a wrench not just a " textbook tech". I strongly believe that changing filters and belts does not make you a good mechanic. It's hog wash. Finding out why the machine is broken, or why did the comp. trip out, or why it's not cooling is what makes a good mech. Repairing the machine and finding out why certain things happen. Honestly if you're telling me you have to time examine a machine while you're PMing it then I'd think that you'd probably get one machine done a day. Which means in my company you're out the door.

    The workers here know what type of person I am and they don't want me to excel because they know I will succeed at anything and the company will count on me rather than them. They are threatened by me. But that's ok because trust me. My drive and my work ethics will get me where I need to be.
    I WILL SELL WORK,GENERATE BUSINESS, GO GET NEW CUSTOMERS!
    YOU SHUT THE HELL UP AND QUIT RUNNING YOUR MOUTH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    Let me explain something to all you people that think I have a bad attitude. The job I work for now loves me. I get a long with everyone and never turn down any job! But I never have and never will kiss any journeyman's a**. You think you'll get coffee too, that'll be the day. You got the wrong guy.

    I did my time in the industry and I worked very ard to get my degree and certs. You guys on here think paper means nothing but it does in the real world trust me. I know how to turn a wrench not just a " textbook tech". I strongly believe that changing filters and belts does not make you a good mechanic. It's hog wash. Finding out why the machine is broken, or why did the comp. trip out, or why it's not cooling is what makes a good mech. Repairing the machine and finding out why certain things happen. Honestly if you're telling me you have to time examine a machine while you're PMing it then I'd think that you'd probably get one machine done a day. Which means in my company you're out the door.

    The workers here know what type of person I am and they don't want me to excel because they know I will succeed at anything and the company will count on me rather than them. They are threatened by me. But that's ok because trust me. My drive and my work ethics will get me where I need to be.
    Just keep repeating this to yourself maybe it will come true..

    Truth is, they don't want you to excel because your an arrogant ass... They're probably waiting for you to humble up.

    Remember when I said "you think every job you do is beneath you, it will be your demise if not changed".... It is even more true in my eyes after reading this post.

    For the record, it has nothing to do with kissing asses, but having a respect that can be felt by everyone you work with. Does not matter how large or small a shop is, this is ALWAYS the case.

    Honestly I think until you learn this elementary ideal, you will never be happy in your work.

    GT
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    Let me explain something to all you people that think I have a bad attitude. The job I work for now loves me. I get a long with everyone and never turn down any job! But I never have and never will kiss any journeyman's a**. You think you'll get coffee too, that'll be the day. You got the wrong guy.
    If everyone "loves" you then why are we having a discussion about people you work with holding you down?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    I did my time in the industry and I worked very ard to get my degree and certs. You guys on here think paper means nothing but it does in the real world trust me. I know how to turn a wrench not just a " textbook tech".
    Yes, OK fine, but you never told ANYONE on here what you even had, so they don't even mean a damn thing to you....

    Again, it has been said that they me nothing by themselves.... They are a great enhancement to someone that has the rest.

    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    I strongly believe that changing filters and belts does not make you a good mechanic
    Your wrong......... Simple as that. Explanation; Learning the discipline to change filters and belts, clean coils, pull burners and clean condensate pans is something most (if not all) of us have gone through... I have one rule that may give a clue to how my brain works, I will NEVER ask someone to do something I either have not done or will not do myself.

    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    It's hog wash. Finding out why the machine is broken, or why did the comp. trip out, or why it's not cooling is what makes a good mech. Repairing the machine and finding out why certain things happen.
    In all honesty, I call BS, it is harder to find a problem on a machine you're performing a PM on that still runs but maybe not optimally. Once it's broken, that's easy, it's keeping it from breaking that is the challenge, why else would someone pay you for a "Preventive Maintenance"?
    You missed the mark by a mile here.

    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    Honestly if you're telling me you have to time examine a machine while you're PMing it then I'd think that you'd probably get one machine done a day. Which means in my company you're out the door.
    The way my company works is, a PM is checking the operation of the machine while servicing it, this is where 50%+ of our work load comes from.
    You sound like a filter vendor. If all you did was change the filter and check the belt, that IMHO is NOT a PM.

    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    The workers here know what type of person I am and they don't want me to excel because they know I will succeed at anything and the company will count on me rather than them. They are threatened by me. But that's ok because trust me. My drive and my work ethics will get me where I need to be.
    Is the sky blue where you come from? See the first lines of this post you made...Hypocrite. People who "love you" will do everything in their power to help you excel.

    After trying to talk some sense in to you I have come to realize that some people just can't be helped, hope you find what your looking for and have the common sense to keep it.

    Good travels.

    GT
    Last edited by GT Jets; 10-23-2012 at 03:01 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrHVA View Post
    Let me explain something to all you people that think I have a bad attitude. The job I work for now loves me. I get a long with everyone and never turn down any job! But I never have and never will kiss any journeyman's a**. You think you'll get coffee too, that'll be the day. You got the wrong guy.

    I did my time in the industry and I worked very ard to get my degree and certs. You guys on here think paper means nothing but it does in the real world trust me. I know how to turn a wrench not just a " textbook tech". I strongly believe that changing filters and belts does not make you a good mechanic. It's hog wash. Finding out why the machine is broken, or why did the comp. trip out, or why it's not cooling is what makes a good mech. Repairing the machine and finding out why certain things happen. Honestly if you're telling me you have to time examine a machine while you're PMing it then I'd think that you'd probably get one machine done a day. Which means in my company you're out the door.

    The workers here know what type of person I am and they don't want me to excel because they know I will succeed at anything and the company will count on me rather than them. They are threatened by me. But that's ok because trust me. My drive and my work ethics will get me where I need to be.
    I apologize to you for being so harsh, earlier.

    Clearly, I was in the wrong.

    I hope that, when you own the HVAC world in a few years, you'll consider letting me keep my job.

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    Attitude is directly related to your altitude. The OP is not taking off soon.

    If paper credentials are so important why is there so many college grads on the unemployment line?? A piece of paper dies not instill craftsmanship and obviously a good attitude in your case.

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