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Old 10-29-2006, 01:01 AM   #1
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Default Big Money in Construction and the Oil Patch in Alberta

If you're a tradesman and don't mind suffering a little cold and desolation you can make big money in northern Alberta.
$25,000. per month
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I just became a tradesman, about 2 minutes ago. Where do I report and how hard is it for an American to get hired??
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Just show up in Fort McMurray with a warm body.
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Just show up in Fort McMurray with a warm body.

A warm body?....so he will be making $25,000 to be a warm body for the other guys?


I guess they gotta keep warm some how
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Just show up in Fort McMurray with a warm body.

A warm body?....so he will be making $25,000 to be a warm body for the other guys?


I guess they gotta keep warm some how
25 K a month,I'd be a warm body for a polar bear

I can learn a trade,when'* the next plane leave
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Guy'*, working out in the cold is a hard job, even with the influnce of money. Wear something warm
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Guy'*, working out in the cold is a hard job, even with the influnce of money. Wear something warm
And remember that in some of Alaska, a McDonalds burger is $5.
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Guy'*, working out in the cold is a hard job, even with the influnce of money. Wear something warm
25K a month,I could buy a BUNCH of warm clothes.

Work for a year and can we say....................

"I'm going to INTENSE !!!!!!!!!!!!"
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Guy'*, working out in the cold is a hard job, even with the influnce of money. Wear something warm
And remember that in some of Alaska, a McDonalds burger is $5.
Wasnt' a few years ago

25k will buy you plenty of The North Face, and Colubia gear.

Or Carhart depending on your style..
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Guy'*, working out in the cold is a hard job, even with the influnce of money. Wear something warm
Working INSIDE of the cold is tough too. I used to work for New England Frozen Foods here in Massachusetts and the pay wasnt even close to 25k/ month
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