What do you do?

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  1. PereDroid

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    For a living, that is. Just curious how many of us 'enthusiasts' are in the IT field.

    I am the IT Manager at a mid-level law firm. Also the only IT employee, so I do it all.
     
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    Well....... I am a Controls Technician/Electrician.

    Basically I diagnose and repair control issues in CNC equipment. I also upgrade and retrofit new controls to old machines. Including reading/writing ladder logic. (Plc programming)

    I also run conduit, pull wire, diagnose and repair any number of electrical issues.

    We are a 1 stop machine repair company. We also have mechanics and machinists so there isn't really much of anything we can't do.

    I have tons and tons of photos if anyone is interested...

    This was a recent project. It's a very bad attempt on a panoramic shot.

    This is an Italian pill packaging machine that was completely outdated and had no support. I traced all wires, rewired, replaced all I/O and components, added a touch screen. The PLC was replaced and an entire ladder/code had to be written from scratch. I had to have some help on this as the code was very very complex. Now that I've had my hands in this one I feel I could do most on my own now but with all that could go wrong I wanted veteran eyes on it with me.

    I actually have a thread exactly like this at the S3forums that I have multiple jobs posted.
    [​IMG]

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    All wires?? I'd do like 10 and say "I'm done"

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    85% of the wire in that cabinet was replaced. About 1/2 or 2/3 of the components were replaced.

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    So they sent it from Italy for you to upgrade?

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    No, Italian made machine that was bought used by a local company. The company that made it I guess is very well known in the medical/pharmaceutical field.

    The technical thing this machine packaged was suppositories.

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    Sounds like a crappy job...

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    FedEx driver.... not even close to the it field lol

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