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Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
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RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
(01-08-2014 04:51 PM)komatiite Wrote:  @buzzyfurbox why don't you want to do work related to your computer degree? Lots of IT opportunities in Calgary. Send your resume into a technical recruiter like teksystems or something, or look at oil industry computer modelling companies like IHS, fekete, geoLOGIC etc... or the legions of other oil companies that use computers that need support. It seems like a waste to do scaffolding labour if you do indeed have a degree in computer science, no offense.

Good call, there's lots of opportunity to use your degree, even if you start with a random contracting company shoveling snow or scaffolding, the big one all have IT departments so when it hits -40 like it has been lately, you'll have a nice warm office job. The only down side is that you won't have lots of vacation time like us tradesmen if you're doing M-F 40/hours week type of work.

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01-08-2014 05:25 PM
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Risks, opportunities, import/export - OSL - 03-16-2013, 06:58 AM
RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months! - scotian - 01-08-2014 05:25 PM