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Old 27-09-2014, 09:48 AM
Cheggars Cheggars is offline
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Default Re: The operator in the sky

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Originally Posted by Mintsauce View Post
Why it looks from my point of view like there is no shortage is every time I go to a job the builder's son is always on the digger. There seems to be a queue of kids lined up to go on the machines almost everywhere I go.

Whether they drive them well or not, or have a ticket of whatever colour is another subject, or is it?
Seem the same in every industry, Plenty of interest, But the cost/Hassle of Getting a Ticket/ driving licence, etc puts them off.
There was a lad years ago doing the rounds,working as a relief, had every ticket under the sun. He couldn't drive a Wagon to save his life, much the same when operating plant apparently .
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