Great career for 34 years! Physical work in the elements.
Pros: reliable work, good benefits and pay.
Cons: on call during winter months for sanding, on call year yound for accidents, downed trees, etc.
Learned how to operate a variety of heavy equipment including 10 yd. dump truck, grader, mowers, backhoes, asphalt kettles, water wagons, etc. Learned requirements for flagging, signage placement. General physical labor including chipping, operation of chain saws.