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Jesse Kimmerling

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Jesse

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Just another sparky in the sandbox.

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Not exploding, photography, travel, writing

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Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

After 2-1/2 years in Afghanistan, I'm done. So long FOB Shank. If anyone wants to hire a good hand for electrical work anywhere in the world (outside of the warzone), let me know ...

21 months ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]What are your construction guys doing your way Jesse?

The ones that I know are sitting on their thumbs. The projects ...

2 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]Just caught the electrician part.

You will spend the vast majority of your time verifing that every concievable thing ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

Oh, and I found my first overseas job here. Sure, the pay was a bit low and it was stupidly dangerous, but it was a foot in the door to overseas work. There are employers who hire ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

24€ isn't bad at all. Maybe it's not for everyone, but it's silly to try to compare that with expat warzone salaries. Hell, I've been working 7/12's in Afghanistan for about ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]Sir,

It is very rare that any employers or recruiters read these forums. 99% of the responses you will get or postings ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Blaire - Jman electricians in Edmonton, Alberta"]Hello Owen, my company is headed to Ireland for the Working Abroad Expo(in Dublin and Cork), looking to bring ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Tommyboy33 in Chicago, Illinois"]I have been wondering if someone has worked as as an electrician in Afghanistan for Dynacorps or Flour. Doesn't the 7 day 12 ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Johnny local 76 Kabul in Tacoma, Washington"]WARNING to all electricians that are applying for jobs here with a Afghan company in Afghanistan. They will ask ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="chris in Albuquerque, New Mexico"]is it easy to move from company to company? i am colose to signing a contract with a subcontractor to dynacorp and i looked ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Rfcarnahan in Spanaway, Washington"]What are the risks when working in afganistan[/QUOTE]

In order of probability ... p>

If you work for an Afghan ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Randy in Spanaway, Washington"]im aan 01 journeyman in washington state US and im new to this and want to find work overseas.
can anyone help me or give ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

Looking for Tudor in Anchorage Journeyman Test

Or you could just test in ND which reciprocates with AK and has one of the lowest costs to test and maintain your license. That's what I plan on doing since my state (WA) ended ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

Getting a license in Texas coming from California

I'm a big advocate for national licensing instead of this silly patchwork of state, county, and sometimes even city licenses.

Washington State really screwed over their ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="olin16 in Greeley, Colorado"]how long did it take you to get through the Army back ground check. I am in the 3rd month of mine.[/QUOTE]

My first one ...

2 years ago
City > Houston, Texas

Oil rig jobs based out of Houston

I'm a licensed Industrial/commercial Electrician from Washington State. I'm looking for work offshore. My experience has all been on shore, though I have worked on a bridge where I ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="aldo in Zephyrhills, Florida"]Jesse,

Just heading out for Fluor tommorrow, can you give me any info that might be different from KBR in iraq where i ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Pat in Indianapolis, Indiana"]Mike , Jeff,and Markus. Watch who you accept a job from. Alot of fraud and dangerous companies out ther. Stick to known companies ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="JD_txstyle in Houston, Texas"]I'm an Journeyman electrican from Texas, working with Flour at the moment in Afghanistan. Just to give the Brits a heads up ...

2 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Kasia in Mississauga, Ontario"]is there a lot of work for Electrical trades in Seattle?[/QUOTE]

Seattle's pretty dry. I've been on the books for a ...

3 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Sparky in New Hudson, Michigan"]Jesse thanks for info! How does the Master make more money? Different job or what? Thanks in advance.[/QUOTE]

The folks ...

3 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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A few tips for electricians on their way to Greenville. I'm posting this because in my group which is leaving Greenville in a few days there were some things that surprised us ...

3 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

What's the company culture at Fluor Corp.?

I can't speak for what the culture is like out in the field, but at the Greenville training center where they prepare us to go to Afghanistan the culture is highly professional and ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

Hey guys, I've got a Washington State journeyman's license, but not a master's license. I can't test for the master's in Washington because I haven't been a journeyman for 5 years ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="sparky in Seattle, Washington"]offsite contractors are looking for your CAC card and master electrician license. you might get stuck in Kabul with no way home ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="jason in Cheyenne, Wyoming"]Thanks for the info
I sometimes just like to pry info out of these types
I actually would not go over there without ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="roz.day1@gmail.com in Riverdale, Georgia"]Dear All,

I am looking for a US NEC certify electrician anybody who would like to come Afghanistan and join us ...

3 years ago
Company > Boeing

Boeing Pre Employment Training

Anyone know what the scale is for Boeing's in house electricians in Washington? I just applied for their electrician opening in Moses Lake.

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]What? LOL[/QUOTE]

I know, it's like baby birds chirping for food.

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="gofish4 in Atlantic Beach, Florida"]Jesse
How long have you been at Sharana?[/QUOTE]

Since September. Before that I was outside the wire in Kabul ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="irish sparks in Dublin, Ireland"]Hi Guys i have been applying for a position as an electrician for over a year now with not even a call back. I know i am ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Pat in Indianapolis, Indiana"]Have a friend in sharan a right now. Says it's not bad.[/QUOTE]

Yeah, other than the cold, Sharana's one of the best ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="aldo in Houston, Texas"]Jesse,

With Fluor my IBEW card-----they would not accept so i had to go and take a test in a state with a state license or they ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="TennesseeDeerHunter in Primm Springs, Tennessee"]Thanks for the info Jesse,i read alot on these post< and i keep see the SF85P? what is that? I reckon i am ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="TennesseeDeerHunter in Primm Springs, Tennessee"]fluor recruiter says he wants me to scan my card and email it to him<says hes gonna send it up to a ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="TennesseeDeerHunter in Primm Springs, Tennessee"]Kbr called me the other day. I am a certified Electrician, i was told i needed a state licesne. They did offer ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Mopar66 in Friday Harbor, Washington"]Gone Fishing,
You seem to have lots of great answers. I am hoping you can help me out. I have been applying with ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="tony gallo in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin"]i will tell you from past experience, that apprentices were not allowed to go to afganistan or iraq to work. if you leave ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Steven in Houston, Texas"]LOL! WHAT DID YOU HAVE TO DO TO EARN A MASTER'S AT AGE 22? NO TEST. JUST SOMEONE TO VOUCH FOR YOUR HOURS. LOL AND WHOEVER ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="aldo in Massillon, Ohio"]Jesse,

Just talked to my recruiter at Fluor she informed me that they do not transfer CAC cards ... QUOTE]

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="921am in Jackson, Michigan"]what was the pay[/QUOTE]

8k a month. Was supposed to be paid vacation but I didn't get it in writing and the company ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="921am in Jackson, Michigan"]all books, you have time to study when there[/QUOTE]

Thanks. I got the call from Fluor a couple weeks ago. They say it'll ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="unionwirenut in Apo"]Try going to Fluor but you need an ELECT. LIC.to get a job they also will test you in Gennnville also go to KBR I here they my be needing ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="what a day! in Lake Orion, Michigan"]who is TFP?[/QUOTE]
TFP is Task Force Power. They are the AHJ in the Afghan theater of operations, however they are ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

n local Afghan contractor, there is far more to think about when it comes to money in your pocket. When offered a job thay are not going to tell you all the dangers thay are faced ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="North Slope Groupie in Dallas, Texas"]You already broke your oath and no longer rely on the IBEW to provide jobs for you. Thats the lifetime dream of bums like ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="921 in Jackson, Michigan"]Who are you working for? Are they hiring?[/QUOTE]

We might be hiring a couple TCN electrical apprentices in the near future ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Sparky in Afghanistan in Powder Springs, Georgia"]Leave the union in washington if you plan on comming overseas.[/QUOTE]
Gosh, that post was a long time ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]Jesse,

You have to live on a base before you can fly in and out of one. There is a bunch of people working here that ...

3 years ago
Job > Electrician

overseas electrician jobs

[QUOTE who="Bobbi Spratling in Kabul, Afghanistan"]I wasn't scared until the military let me know how dangerous it is here and how much the Taliban is still active. They ...

3 years ago

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