What does a heavy duty mechanic do for a job?

He's 58 and has had back surgery this last year. His body isn't as strong as it used to be but he has 30+ years of knowledge when it comes to motors of any kind.

Asked By: JENNY J - 2/7/2007
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well, that's the bummer about blue-collar work... I'm 27 and I have friends who work in blue collar fields and are making a LOT more than my college-educated butt... the flipside is, what happens when time creeps up on ya and you can't do the work anymore... More
Answered By: Firstd1mension - 2/7/2007
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They usually climb all over large motorized objects , analyze how they run and determine what is needing fixed. Perhaps he could become a teacher, like at a vocational school. I am sure he has a wealth of knowledge that should be shared.
Answered By: smart azz - 2/7/2007
Be a shop foreman, or maybe a teaching job at a tech school. I'm a heavy equip. mechanic too for 20yrs. I'm getting good at building,fixing computers for a fall-back in case something like that happens to me. I'm actually burned out on mechanics.
Answered By: redman - 2/7/2007
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