"I like the fact that I can work with my hands to get the job done. Dislikes: not having the right tools."
"It's hard work but when you finish your project and it looks flawless you can really be proud of your work."
"I've been in Maintenance for many years now. I'm good at it. This place will make you doubt yourself. I take it back: not the place. The Plant Manager and the Maintenance Manager are a toxic pair. The Plant Manager will chew on the Maintenance Manager and then the two of them will find fault with whatever you have done; be it major or minor. Then they will blame each other when they discuss it with you."
"It's hard to find a good job as maintenance technician but once you find one you fell in love with this occupation. Being able to improve peoples comfort and security are the main reason why I became a maintenance technician."
"I enjoy working with my hands and troubleshooting the various equipment that is associated within an industrial environment. The fast paced environment eliminates any monotony and ensures that I have the ability to think and grow daily. However, the positions and physical requirements do take a toll on your body. I am working towards attaining a supervisory position in which my technical knowledge and experience can be utilized, but the physical demands are not as high."
"I loved my job because it was my first job in US, New experience in a new country and new culture and environment. I learned more about the work itself. I hate it because it was a night shift job and I had not choice, meanwhile I was studying. I had more stress regarding my study program."
"It's nothing that I hate. I love the work, love working with my hands. It's not a boring job to me. You're always doing something different and you're always learning new things."
"I love learning new things about my field of work."
"I love that the time goes by fast and what I don't like is it's just a lot of work."
"I have always loved working with my hands as a child and even more so while being paid to do so. If there is such a thing as being born to do something, this is what is meant for me. Dirty, greasy, well used hands is my normal and my peaceful place."
"I love it all, especially how what I learn at work provides me with a firm foundation for maintaining my family's home. The down side is at an entry level like I am it seems to be hard to go up. Employers seem to want full electrician s, plumbers, on carpenters instead of someone who is reasonably skilled at all."
"I love fixing things and taking them apart. Having something new to do everyday instead of standing in one spot all day make the work go by much faster and more enjoyable."
"I was born an only child. I grew up with computers writing code and rebuilding them. It is the only thing I will ever continue to do in my life."
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