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Old 06-05-08, 01:37 PM   #1
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What jobs do people commute to?

Just curious about what sort of jobs people are commuting to, desk job or something more labor intensive.
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Old 06-05-08, 01:40 PM   #2
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Old 06-05-08, 01:41 PM   #3
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Little bit more labor intensive job for me. I work as a carman for the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Old 06-05-08, 01:42 PM   #4
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Energy Analyst Desk job I guess that's obvious though.
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Old 06-05-08, 01:43 PM   #5
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crap, how do i fix something in the heading of my thread?
dang it
well people will get it anyway
<Edit>It's fixed.</Edit>


i work a desk job also...you know i guess most people will be @desks if they are posting here...now i am thinking my thread was a bad idea

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i think the recycled air is getting to me here in cubetown

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Old 06-05-08, 01:43 PM   #6
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workforce management analyst here for a bank
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Old 06-05-08, 01:44 PM   #7
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Old 06-05-08, 01:44 PM   #8
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Systems Engineer at a software company - Desk Job....
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Old 06-05-08, 01:45 PM   #9
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i am working on my art in my free time but it seems to have been consumed by my interest in biking these days...must make more time for painting
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Old 06-05-08, 01:49 PM   #10
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Depends on the time of year. I am a historian (for now, may be finding a new job soon) at a local museum. Mostly a desk job, but when tour season picks up it can get interesting. I'll bike 5 miles then lead groups through a 2 1/2 acre building, 3-4 times a day. I also work as a life guard/aquatics supervisor-glorified desk job.
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Quality Assurance Analyst/Engineer - definitely a desk job.
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CAD tech at a semiconductor manufacturer. From talking with the other bike commuters here, most are engineers, although I seen a few of the fab workers riding in now that gas is so high. So most of the riders have have desk jobs. We also have showers at work which makes longer commutes doable.
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Old 06-05-08, 01:55 PM   #16
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Just finishing my 31st year as an educator. I teaches da HS students ta read gooderer and ta rite betterer then dey did be4. (I actually teach British Lit, Speech, and English IV AP.) Dis yer, everyone of my students gradumicated!

I use the coaching office with showers, towels, and stuff, and I can keep shoes and other items at the school in my office, too.

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CAD tech at a semiconductor manufacturer. From talking with the other bike commuters here, most are engineers, although I seen a few of the fab workers riding in now that gas is so high. So most of the riders have have desk jobs. We also have showers at work which makes longer commutes doable.
yeah, there is a gym with showers here too...so key
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Wildlife biologist with an environmental consulting firm. Most weeks I'm in the field 1-2 days. I love getting outside, of course, but it means less days biking to my office!
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