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Former Jobs

Discussion in 'Scratch Pad' started by OUA1, Mar 9, 2018.

  1. OUA1

    OUA1 Developmental

    What job/career are you leaving behind to become a controller? I'll start.

    Project Manager, residential construction.
  2. BAS92

    BAS92 Developmental

    I’ve worked as a finance assistant for an auto group for a few years now. Saying I’ll be overjoyed to get my academy date call is a complete understatement.
  3. Stinger

    Stinger Certified

    Mine was basically just college only before I was ATC. Summers and after college I did oilfield and farm work.
  4. JNev

    JNev Certified

    I've been a Station Manager for Alaska Airlines, a Flight Attendant for Republic Airlines, and now I'm an Aviation Analyst for a consulting company working mainly with safety data and meeting support
  5. David Graham

    David Graham Certified

    After graduating in December of 2016 I realized I was done trying to pursue medical school. Spent half of last year soul searching on what to do next. This was perfect timing.
  6. Ceedubya

    Ceedubya Certified

    I work as a HR services delivery analyst, basically I analyze data and make sure that people who input time on their timesheets end up actually getting paid, if they don't get paid that's when I get involved, to see why.
  7. ajmezz

    ajmezz Certified FAA

    FAA Facility:
    ADW Andrews Tower
    Got my aircraft dispatch cert and went to work for ARINC Direct (now Rockwell Collins) as a flight coordinator/follower for a few years before getting a job at a tower.
  8. NEatc933

    NEatc933 Developmental FAA

    FAA Facility:
    TYS Knoxville Tower
    Worked line service at TEB while going to school for airport management as well as an infamous CTI degree.
  9. alvy

    alvy FNG

    Was a supervisor in Airfield Operations at one of the busiest airports in the US. Great pay, benefits, and experience. Tough to leave behind no doubt...
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  10. HenryTheAce

    HenryTheAce Certified FAA

    FAA Facility:
    ZMP Minneapolis Center
    Former job was a pilot, been ATC now almost 3yrs.
    Chablis Hamilton likes this.
  11. GulfCharlie

    GulfCharlie Certified FAA

    FAA Facility:
    BNA Nashville Tower
    Male escort for high roller females out of McCarran.
  12. HenryTheAce

    HenryTheAce Certified FAA

    FAA Facility:
    ZMP Minneapolis Center
    Dude, YES!
  13. tylerowens

    tylerowens Developmental

    Television news director.
  14. Jordan

    Jordan Certified

    Habitual college dropout, flight coordinator for a jet charter/fractional ownership company, CNC machinist at a car part factory...
  15. slent7ft

    slent7ft Chow Runner

    Prior to being a controller I was a Ramp Agent in Denver...all this time later (4 years) I still miss Non-Reving!
    corn4ahead likes this.
  16. StealthChain

    StealthChain Certified

    For serious? If not still funny, but if for real that's crazy.
  17. inthrewtheoutdor

    inthrewtheoutdor Chow Runner

    Waiting FOL now.
    private pilot instrument, was working towards commercial for a possible career change, then I got my TOL

    Leaving NYPD for something I always wanted to do (before top pay of course :p )
  18. blumen2148

    blumen2148 Chow Runner

    Quality assurance inspector for a PMA parts company, after transferring from the surplus supplier of aircraft parts.
  19. C_Ro

    C_Ro Certified

    API Inspector at P66. It's cool seeing where everybody is coming from. Diverse fields.
  20. AB19

    AB19 Certified

    Lmao you all have real jobs and my ass delivers pizza
    OUA1, Huntin_GI and Jacobm like this.

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