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    Epic win!

    Two weeks ago, I interviewed with a major petroleum refiner and exporter for a position involving software development. Considering the other candidates who interviewed for the spot, I thought I didn't have much of a chance. I had a good interview, but wasn't overly ecstatic about the position nor did I set my hopes high. (I've been disillusioned a lot in my previous jobs, and I'm really hoping that I can find one that I actually want to boast and be proud of).

    Just got a call today, and it turns out that I have three (and possibly more) site interviews ready for me! I guess they really liked that I do road bike racing...

    I'm looking very forward to it and hope to get offers for ALL of them.
    Ride more.

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    Hey, congrats man!!! Hope they work out for you!!
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    Well done, good luck with the secondaries.
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    Who is the refiner?
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    Great going!

    Good luck. I didn't realize you were so close to being done with school yet.
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    Good job

    So you'll be headed to the Gulf coast soon?

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    Congrats, MrC! Keep us updated on how it goes.
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    Careful. They'll put you on an oil rig, and someone will slap a "one less cyclist" bumper sticker on their behemoth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Careful. They'll put you on an oil rig, and someone will slap a "one less cyclist" bumper sticker on their behemoth.
    That was mean....downright mean!

    Maybe you're cooler than I thought.
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    Good Luck!!

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    I don't know if I can specify with whom, but they are very well-known.
    Ride more.

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    Good luck!
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    Get me a free gas card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrCrassic View Post
    I don't know if I can specify with whom, but they are very well-known.
    ConocoPhillips, Chevron, or Hess?
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    The one with the truck
    Ride more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jyossarian View Post
    Get me a free gas card.
    Hey; if I get one, I won't need it (my family might, though).
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrCrassic View Post
    The one with the truck
    Aaaah, THAT refiner.



    You know the tank's filled with......
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    Wow dude! Congrats! Be best wishes for ya!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrCrassic View Post
    The one with the truck
    Ahhh... not sure if they're ours or not...

    In any case, if you're doing anything with IT assets at a refinery, you'll likely have to get familiar with Experion. When you get stuck, let me know (notice I said "when" and not "if" hehe)...
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