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Started Jul 21, 2011 0 Replies

I am sorry that I have been away for so long that I feel should reintroduce myself. My name is Shay and I live in Berwyn,IL. I am married with 2 step daughters that mean the world to me.I come before…Continue

What is the best way to become an electrician?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Aaron May 6, 2013. 8 Replies

I am currently employed in an office job. however, I want to be an electrician. Because of financial responsibilities and having to support my family I can not just dive into this. I need to make the…Continue

I need help from guys near Chicago.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bostonhud Oct 25, 2009. 3 Replies

I'm looking for a good wool 3/4 length casual topcoat that is not too expensive. What stores carry them? About how much should I look to spend for a good war m coat? Thank you in advance.

 

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Justin Aaron replied to Shay's discussion What is the best way to become an electrician?
"  I am a Master electrician in Texas. Here is the best way to become an electrician:   You need to join an apprenticeship program and here is why, In the field you will only learn how to task. How to install a light,How to install a plug…"
May 6, 2013
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My Fellow Genrtle man

I am sorry that I have been away for so long that I feel should reintroduce myself. My name is Shay and I live in Berwyn,IL. I am married with 2 step daughters that mean the world to me.I come before you today to ask for assistance in getting and downloading the podcastSee More
Jul 21, 2011
Shay replied to Josh Clark's discussion Berating an Elder?
"Talk to the guy. Don't be rude and don't be soft. Just ask him what is going on. Offer help if you can help him or offer the guy a way out of doing it. Like instead of doing A&B why don't you do C&D. C&D is the task that…"
Mar 1, 2011
Shay replied to Michael D. Denny's discussion Best motivator, one-liner, tag line
"Mine is simple, "Always forward, Never backward." It motivates me to focus on my goals and not my mistakes. When I'm feeling lazy or tired it gets me started on the task i don't want to do."
Mar 1, 2011
Shay replied to Michael D. Denny's discussion Best motivator, one-liner, tag line
"I have the third quote you used on my desk at work and as a note in my phone. I have it memorized but I don't want to forget a single word when I need it the most. Far better to dare mighty things..."
Mar 1, 2011
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May 12, 2010
steve replied to Shay's discussion What is the best way to become an electrician?
"Lineman follow an apprentice path. In addition there are schools around the country for lineman. Pacific Northwest Lineman College in Boise, Id is a school in the northwest. In addition Bismarck State College in North Dakota offers an online program…"
Jan 27, 2010
Chris Hamm replied to Shay's discussion What is the best way to become an electrician?
"Do lineman follow a similar path; ie apprentice, journeyman, master or is it more school based? Where would be a good place to find job opportunities in my area? Call the local union?"
Jan 26, 2010
steve replied to Shay's discussion What is the best way to become an electrician?
"Apprenticeships often require you starting at a wage which is 40 - 60% that of Journeyman wages. As you progress your wages increase, usually every 6 months. For example, you might start at 10.00 an hour, and by year 4 make 20.00 an hour. Where I…"
Jan 26, 2010
Benn Gilliam replied to Shay's discussion What is the best way to become an electrician?
"Apprenticeships will vary greatly depending on who ask. Some electricians view the apprenticeship process negatively. Often those looking to get into construction find that the associated work is too strenuous. This happens regularly and fairly…"
Jan 20, 2010
Benn Gilliam replied to Shay's discussion What is the best way to become an electrician?
"Well, my father is an electrician. If you would like some insight about the trade I can answer general questions or ask him specifics. Anything to help. I'm new and hoping to contribute."
Jan 20, 2010
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What is the best way to become an electrician?

I am currently employed in an office job. however, I want to be an electrician. Because of financial responsibilities and having to support my family I can not just dive into this. I need to make the transition in such a way that it does not affect my household in a negative way. I have tried to get into the IBEW apprenticeship program but they are not accepting any new applicants at this time and there is no word on when they will. I have thought of going to a trade school.
Jan 19, 2010
Shay replied to Dwane Lay's discussion February Book Selection - SciF in the group Book of the Month
"20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne"
Jan 19, 2010
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Jan 12, 2010
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Jan 10, 2010

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Interests
Family, Friends, Fishing, Camping, Reading and being outdoors
Books
Count of Monte Cristo, Call of the Wild, Huckleberry Finn, Frankenstein, The Art of War, and The Godfather. That is all I can think of right off the top of my head.
Movies
My favorite movie for right now is The Departed.
Music
Rap, Rock, Oldies, I will listen to just about anything.
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"If you had any idea what we do here, we would be cunts.
You calling us cunts??" Staff Sgt. Dignam, The Departed

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At 11:12am on January 9, 2010, Don Davis said…
Happy Birthday Shay!
At 8:28am on January 9, 2010, Dwane Lay said…
Happy Birthday!
 
 
 

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