Technology and the future of my career
As mentioned in the previous post, I’m new to posting anything except an entry on popular social media sites. I feel that I am starting to have a grasp on my hopes and goals with my education, which is unfinished formally, I am a high school/college drop out, I started working on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, at 18 as a Residential Electrician/Janitor, Got Snowed out in the 93/94 winter, Headed back down the hill, took GED, and Enrolled in Yuba College where I started chipping off my GE requirements, My friend invited me to move to Roseburg Oregon, to travel and work as a Landscaper, it was a special and spiritual time, where we traveled East across the country seening many sites including, Banff, Lake of the Woods,Montreal Ecodome, Niagra falls, The World Trade Center, Cornell University and many other urban environments and prairie land. I eventually returned to Yuba College and actually completed some units, worked for a government agency subcontractor, Forest Service, and Cal-Trans Labor, and then jumped ship when we were working on hwy.28 reforesting for Erosion control, I still see the trees we planted on Dollar Hill and in Tahoma, but I was offer a job as an Electrician and started in. This was the start of a long steady run of installations up at the lake, I transfered to another Contractor in Incline Village, and started getting serious with the craft. Eventually I headed back down to the Home area, where I worked on many neat projects then started taking night classes in GE and Performing Arts – I worked on sound and lighting for live theatre till late. This pattern continued until I travel to Stead army base and “wired” a hangar eventually I joined IBEW lo.340 in Sacramento, and kept working, the Economy was Booming to say the least, I worked on some very advance projects including Tier 3 Data Centers and a high voltage switch yard for WAPA, Moved to Lafeyett in the East Bay Area, where I took the BART to SF, where I worked on more cool spaces, It was DOT com Mania, and even tradesmen were extremely involved for many long hours. After 9/11 things changed in the city, due to the political nature of Union work, I headed back to Sacramento. I worked very hard on the City of Sacramento domestic water treatment plant, this project was very difficult but do-able. My career carried on through some difficult times, I was granted to Opportunity to go to Chico State University, I studied Recording Arts and Communiction Design, I could have been a better student but I did learn quite a bit.
My career as an Electrician continued, I traveled back to the Lake Tahoe area, and Reno where I worked on Montbleu and The Mattewson IGT Knowledge center, I really enjoy the gratification of this project, it’s a really cool place to learn. Then on to more and more projects, My career began to slow, I started studying HR tech. Energy Efficiency, HCM, and a whole host of BI processes including analytics, and Emerging Tech. I was immediately inspired by the possibilitys of Mobile, I had been using my “cell” since approximately 1996 or 97, and this tool was very value to our functions. I began Brainstorming some deas that were never acknowledged, but continued studies at home, this slowdown in our economy was felt by everyone and still hasn’t fully recovered , at this point I had come to enjoy this “tailored” education and continue to plan for the futures responsibilitys, I am frequently hopeful that more creations will come to market
Thanks for your patience.