High School Excavation

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After high school I would be interested in going into a job that I will be doing some type of excavation or welding. My grandfather has always ran excavators and D10 bull dozers for his job and I have been interested in that sort of work ever since. I have ran a mini excavator before and I actually liked running it. It was a little hard to get used to the way it works at first, but once you get the hang of how it moves and how sensitive it is then it isn’t so bad. There are different jobs that you can do in excavation. You can work on Natural Gas Well sites, work in the coal mines, etc… The main industry I am looking to go into is Natural Gas Distribution. That is the highest paying job there is to do with excavation. Going into the Natural…show more content…
To me a GED is not good enough, so I am going to push myself really hard so that I can walk across the stage and get my high school diploma. With me having my high school diploma it will be a lot easier to get jobs with than it would be with a GED. It is not that hard to operate an excavator or bull dozer, so I don’t think that I will have to go to college to be an operator. I am also wanting to do welding in my line of work also, so since that I am not very good at welding I would most likely have to go to a technical school to take classes on learning how to weld…show more content…
I love being on a machine and running equipment. I feel that if I am not doing anything physically active that keeps me busy, then I feel like I am not even doing anything in my line of work. So I picked a job that I would enjoy doing for the rest of my life and would also keep me busy so that don’t get bored with my job after 15 years of working here. The hour pay for doing excavation in the Natural Gas Distribution is $41.28. The year salary for the Natural Gas Distribution is $85,860. I would most likely be working 40 hours in a week, 6 days a week. With this job that I am wanting to get into, the benefits that include in the job are retirement plan, health insurance, five paid days off, and paid
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