The names and dates may have been changed to protect thefoggy memories of me.
Early 70s: landscaping assistent for multiple Gull gas stations. Paperboy for the Seattle times.
78 thru 84:Goofing off and odd jobs including cleaning up the memorial colliseum in Portland OR. after rock concerts.( I met a lot of "interesting " people backstage and broke a few laws but its ok......I dont remember half of it.)
84 thru 86 :worked at American steel as a slag boy( scraping slag off hot metal parts) then got promoted to crane operator. Its funny how everyone gets out of your way when your moving a 40 ton slab of steel from one end of the plant to the other.
87: Hitchhicked around the U.S. with the Grateful dead......the best vacation I never rememberd. What I do remember cannot be repeted here. Sorry.
88 thru 92:Part time machinest. odd jobs in a variety of metal shops. Janitor at Portland city hall.
93 thru 96: Started as the janitor for a chain of movie theaters and worked my way up to general manager (this just means when sombody didnt show up I had to )
97:Worked in a foundry turning scrap aluminum into1700 lbs ingots HOT!!!
98 thru2002: decided to get married (BAD IDEA!!! ) had a baby girl so I got serious and started driving passenger busses for the airport
2002 thru2010:Cross contry truck driver.
2007:Got remarried. (Definetly a GOOD idea!!)
2010 thru2013: short time in a trailer manufacturing plant. short time driving school bus ( kids suck when their confined in a 50 foot tin can! ) and driving a water tanker for the forest service
2013 thru 2016 : Driving a cement truck.
September 2016 to now ; Moved to southern Arizona and am now working as a dump truck/cement truck driver.
Their were all manner of odd jobs thru the years ... most in some sort of steel mill or janitorial but I cant remember them all.