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Lunch with Dir. of Engineering and Supt. of Engineering

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by hockeyrcks9901, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. hockeyrcks9901

    hockeyrcks9901

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    Well, I got an invite today to have lunch with the Superintendent of Engineering and the Director of Engineering for my company to discuss what their department does, etc. Just those two and myself. Pretty excited since I've only been with the company for a little over 6 months.

    Lunches are a very common event in my company but they are normally catered to the work site and normally involve an entire department.

    I was hired into the company to kind of be a standby...They hire new graduates into the company and have them on temporary assignments until a position opens up. I assume they do that to avoid having the position open for a long time while looking for a replacement and to bring in young blood.

    I'm hopeful they'll ask me to move to a location that has a shorter commute than my current one (62 miles each way). Would be unbelievable if it came with a raise too, I certainly am not expecting it.

    Just had to post about it... :cool:

    :milestone: :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:
     
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    Odd, today I had lunch with the director of engineering of my school and the dean of the college. Not the same thing of course, but its still very coincidental that we both had lunches with a director of engineering on the same day.
     

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    Well, I got the invite today, the lunch is next month. But, close enough. :whistling:
     
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    Oh. Well the special bond is broken now.
     
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    Is it possible you haven't been getting your TPS reports in on time? :tongueout: :wavey:


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    I don't work in their department so if I was in trouble for something, it would be coming from my own department.
     
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    I am from the St Pete area myself. I worked at Bic Graphic for 10yrs if your familiar with it. There is a whole building full of engineers there and a very good organization to work for.


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    Good information. I really like the company I'm with and I think there is great opportunity for advancement.
     
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    Did you ask them any real engineering questions? Did you check their answers? :whistling:
     
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    I'll be meeting with them next month. I don't plan on asking any engineering questions but I'm sure I'll get asked some.
     
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    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    Do either of them look like Donald Trump. . .
     
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    I'm not sure. I've only met one of them and he does not.
     
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    Of course there's opportunity for advancement. You're invited to lunch with the director of engineering and superintendent of engineering. Maybe they're looking for an assistant deputy director superintendent of engineering or a co-assistant deputy director of engineering services. Company sounds a little top and title heavy.
     
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    Multiple countries, revenue is over 10 billion/year so it's quite large. Following "chain of command" if I were to work for the Supt of Engineering, the Director is his boss and one of the VPs is his boss. So not too bad.

    I do agree that the titles of some of the positions are a bit silly. There's Directors, Superintendents, Supervisors, etc. Kind of hard to follow them sometimes.
     
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