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Does anybody have a full time day job??

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mac3897, Jan 24, 2003.

  1. mac3897

    mac3897 Member
    from MA
    Messages: 68

    Just curious as to what some people do during the times that it isnt snowing.

    Do you have full time day jobs?

    I myself am an Information Technology Mannager for a software company.

  2. jkkalbers

    jkkalbers Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    no other job just Sit here and wait. and wait and wait. Still no snow here.
  3. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,559

    Luckily I work at a Chevy dealer. I don't start until mid am, which is nice, especially if it snows. I can get all my plowing done before work. Nice also because if my truck breaks down I can still take it to work with me.:) It'd be nice to say we've had snow, so I can do something in the morning besides drink coffee.:(
  4. Grshppr

    Grshppr Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    No day job, just plowing. The way this winter is though, my wife is going to make me get a job. I can only use the excuse "I worked on the truck all day" for so long. The nice thing about plowing is it only has to snow 3+ times per month, and I can make a comfortable living. I have it set up so I have 10 % of clients as season contracts. That covers my base expenses when it doesn't snow much.
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2003
  5. Ben

    Ben Member
    Messages: 62

    I work full time for the TSA. Have to be at work at 5am or 7am depending on the shift. But I can get everything done in about 3 hrs.
  6. J.Henderson

    J.Henderson Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    I actually deliver newspapers. It pays pretty good if I figure it out per hour for 40 hers a week but I only take 26 hours week. The bonus is that I am done in 4 hours and ready to go back to plowing.

    However, no snow this year at all, so I don't have to worry about getting done in time.....
  7. chrisby316

    chrisby316 Senior Member
    Messages: 175

    Office manager Re/Max REal Estate.
  8. drobson

    drobson Senior Member
    Messages: 112

    I'm a software developer/DBA full time days, luckily I have flexible hours and can plow when I need to.
  9. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    I operate an auto repair shop,and a computer biz,during the day.Nice to have the shop for repairing our plow trucks.
  10. elitelandscape

    elitelandscape Member
    Messages: 79

    I'm a xxxxxxxxxx by day and the Plow king by night
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 25, 2003
  11. firemedic680

    firemedic680 Member
    from BG Ohio
    Messages: 49

    Operations mgr for a electrical contractor .
  12. OffRoadPlow

    OffRoadPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 247

    Systems Administrator/ IT/IS Manager/ Web Programmer/ Helpdesk Manager/ Network Administrator (All for same company) IT/IS Consultant (independent)

    Would rather just plow, but have to pay the bills.

    Eliteland.... :D LOL
  13. Greensway

    Greensway Member
    Messages: 97

    I manage the fellows at a warehouse unloading merchandise.
    Up until 4 years ago it was fulltime landscape / plow with 5 trucks.
    It has only snowed 1 good year in Columbus in the last 4 years.
    I think I might have jumped out of the fulltime plow at the right time.
  14. Acorn

    Acorn Senior Member
    Messages: 103

    Nothing else right now. Just the three kids to look after. Good thing the wife works. I am starting a skate sharpening business next year to suppliment
  15. litle green guy

    litle green guy Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    Nope, thats why i'm posting at 12:00 in the afternoon, I have a landscape business and i'm just sitting waiting for the snow. My dad builds houses so sometimes I go run a backhoe or work with the carpenters if I get motivated enough to do so. Acually sometime in the next few years i'm probly gonna start getting out of landscaping somewhat (not plowing though) and into busness with him.
  16. sschario

    sschario Member
    Messages: 44

    IT Manager as well.
  17. NNJSnow

    NNJSnow Senior Member
    Messages: 228

    I'm a programmer, network specialist, and web developer. We also do cyber securities. And when it snows......well you all know.
  18. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    LMAO :)

    For your day job,do you charge hourly ? or per push ? :D
  19. chtucker

    chtucker Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    Hey Beerman!

    I own a brewery:drinkup:

  20. Mick

    Mick PlowSite.com Veteran
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,546

    Wouldn't you do better as a prostitute by night and plow king by day?