Depends on What You Do! :)
Motor Freight Reconciliation Specialist (Former Employee) – Cary, NC – February 4, 2018
I mainly worked in the motor freight receiving department. You will learn to read bills of lading off of semi-trucks, learn to use a fork lift, and a whole bunch a lot about doors. Yes. Doors. It is just not a slab to fill a hole anymore! hahaha
Technically, I worked for a company called "Martin Architectural Products". MAP is owned by Stock and focuses their endeavors in the commercial division 8 and division 10 categories. 8 is doors their hardware frames for the same as well as windows louvers and access panels. 10 is pretty random as all. Bathroom partitions flag poles marker/ chalk/ smart boards cubical panels bleachers picnic tables bathroom mirrors bathroom grab bars fire extinguishers/ cabinets signs for hallways (bathroom designations "this way to..." ect) and even parts to the space shuttle. No, seriously. The space shuttle. Mute point now that the shuttle program has been halted.
Prepare to learn. Prepare to be confused as you do, but understand it will be like riding a bike: Once you understand it, you will never forget it.
Door and Hardware Institute International Certified Project Managers make significant money. Didn't know that did you? Well, stick with it. Sadly, due to market downturns, I was laid off, however, I would do it again. This was one of my more fun jobs
Occasional daily travel. Hard hat time, then! Paid during travel. Usually OT every week either way
Hot. Loud. Either a lull or so much demand you can barely, even after you are seasoned keep up