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Looking for sub work in central NJ

Discussion in 'Employment' started by abhra_m, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. abhra_m

    abhra_m Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Hi

    This is my first year. I am planning to get a newer F150 show plow package and will have insurance. I am extremely reliable and looking sub work in central NJ. I will appreciate any leads or contacts.

    Thanks a lot
    Abhra
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,946

    Why not look to work with a company using THERE equipment first?
     
  3. abhra_m

    abhra_m Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I've been thinking about that too but I need the truck for other work too so might as well use that ?
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,946

    Well, in theory you could do that.
    However, trying to save you a few dollars first.
    Plows are expensive (as you already might now)and there's a lot of them to pick and choose from.
    Insurance is expensive.
    Bumpers, trannys and related repairs can be costly as well.
    Now the fun part plowing for the first time (possibly without any training) and losing money, and losing the company your plowing for money.
    Or doing it yourself, underbidding and taking to long, and really losing money. Spending all that money on a plow and finding out you really don't like it. That's why I suggested to work with a company and use there equipment first.
     
  5. abhra_m

    abhra_m Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I hear ya..I spoke to a few people last year and they said I need to have a truck. Maybe I'll try again
     
  6. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,023

    And I don't believe you can get a "newer" F150 with a plow prep package.
     
  7. shawn_

    shawn_ Member
    Messages: 33

    You will get hired faster in NJ with a 250+ size truck
     
  8. abhra_m

    abhra_m Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I am open about the truck really. Since I haven't bought it yet,I have the flexibility of getting what's more suitable
     
  9. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,503

    After hearing the cost of INS on NJ/NY, I would look into that first.