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Old 10-01-2013, 07:51 PM   #171
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Eh half a day maybe. The driver got stuck or something and did the interlock or whatever you call it when he was spinning tires and screwed the nose cone and differential all up. All the trucks get torn up like that. Almost all our drivers havent even been out of driving school a year. They drive on these torn up oil field dirt roads like its the highway and tear up our trucks.
Wow...seem like you need to hire some experienced people especially if the ones you have now continue to tear up stuff. I guess you can call it job security because you are the mechanic who has to fix it, but it has to eat into profit sort of speak, with continued repairs.
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:01 PM   #172
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Wow...seem like you need to hire some experienced people especially if the ones you have now continue to tear up stuff. I guess you can call it job security because you are the mechanic who has to fix it, but it has to eat into profit sort of speak, with continued repairs.
Lol don't even get me started. The main problem is that since the oil boom, whos ganna want to haul bellydumps when you could be driving for for the big oilfield companies making 2 grand a week? So the experienced truckers all go to them. You have to have some good incentives and benefits for em which we dont have. But you are right i got job security and free fuel and a very easy going flexible schedule. Good for me, bad on the company tho.
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:10 PM   #173
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Around here, the bellydumps, water trucks and trucks in general are the ones making the $$ right now.
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Well they make ok money i guess anywhere from 900-1200 a week which i guess isnt bad, but with the oilfield here, you get paid much higher with them and get almost brand new trucks.
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The driver makes $1200 a week , the owners ( i own a vac truck) of course make more $$$ If my truck works 60 hours next week, id see a $3900 profit for that week. Also with my current work, i only have to fill up the truck once a month.
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This happens
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But around that I'm at school to eventually transfer over to the career side. And I am a supervisor at a pizza place. No pics of those, they self explain.
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Was a really slow day at work today. So we assembled and raced some of these

Well we had to make sure they worked right?
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Nice work! Here is some of mine.


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