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#1 OFFLINE   remccain

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 08:35 AM

As many of you may know, DTV bought out Bruister & Assoc. this month.
I was one of the many that was terminated. Why? Don't know. I'll be getting the severance package next week. Probably because I told them that I was up for a raise and a bonus on the 20th and expected it to be honored.
Unfortunately, I happened to like my job a lot and I'm really pissed over being termed.:mad:

So anyway, I've been with Bruister for a year. 6 months of installs and the last 6 months as a service tech. I like service work. Service work is not as easy as most installs, but I like the challenge of discovering the problem and fixing it.

Is anyone hiring on the Northshore? (washington / st. tammany parish)

I currently have no equipment (cov tech), but I have $4000 set back to purchase a truck and equipment. I could be up and running in just a few days.
Hopefully someone out there can help - I have a mortgage and five kids and job hunting for a month or two is not an option.


Edward (will work for food) McCain

Bogalusa, LA.

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#2 OFFLINE   Nick

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 10:02 AM

No direct help, but tons of moral support beaming your way from Coastal Georgia.
I'm wishing you the very best of luck and, If I may, I would like to add you and your
family to my prayer list.

#3 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 11:18 AM

Yes...best luck indeed.

My guess is you'll have better luck in the Baton Rouge area....especially since LIL's are supposed to be growing there soon...
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#4 OFFLINE   jclewter79

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 03:20 PM

https://careersearch...YhGu1X92kgVMQKw..

This is the dish network career search site, they list some installation jobs here maybe you can find something.
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Posted 25 August 2008 - 04:05 PM

As many of you may know, DTV bought out Bruister & Assoc. this month.
I was one of the many that was terminated. Why? Don't know. I'll be getting the severance package next week. Probably because I told them that I was up for a raise and a bonus on the 20th and expected it to be honored.
Unfortunately, I happened to like my job a lot and I'm really pissed over being termed.:mad:

So anyway, I've been with Bruister for a year. 6 months of installs and the last 6 months as a service tech. I like service work. Service work is not as easy as most installs, but I like the challenge of discovering the problem and fixing it.

Is anyone hiring on the Northshore? (washington / st. tammany parish)

I currently have no equipment (cov tech), but I have $4000 set back to purchase a truck and equipment. I could be up and running in just a few days.
Hopefully someone out there can help - I have a mortgage and five kids and job hunting for a month or two is not an option.


Edward (will work for food) McCain
cell - 985.516.6441
Bogalusa, LA.



You may want to check with HughesNet. They have installation fulfillment opportunities available in many areas where a sales agent sells a contract and they send you the installation order to complete. You'd need to have a business entity set up (at least a sole proprietorship). Granted, it's not DBS work but the installs are not too difficult and many DBS techs are also HughesNet certified.

If you wanted to move to Flagstaff, AZ, I know of a company looking for one or two satellite techs.

Best of luck to you.

#6 OFFLINE   mjtville

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 02:59 PM

As many of you may know, DTV bought out Bruister & Assoc. this month.
I was one of the many that was terminated. Why? Don't know. I'll be getting the severance package next week. Probably because I told them that I was up for a raise and a bonus on the 20th and expected it to be honored.
Unfortunately, I happened to like my job a lot and I'm really pissed over being termed.:mad:

So anyway, I've been with Bruister for a year. 6 months of installs and the last 6 months as a service tech. I like service work. Service work is not as easy as most installs, but I like the challenge of discovering the problem and fixing it.

Is anyone hiring on the Northshore? (washington / st. tammany parish)

I currently have no equipment (cov tech), but I have $4000 set back to purchase a truck and equipment. I could be up and running in just a few days.
Hopefully someone out there can help - I have a mortgage and five kids and job hunting for a month or two is not an option.


Edward (will work for food) McCain
cell - 985.516.6441
Bogalusa, LA.


Hey Edward,

Shoot me an e-mail and I'll reply with an address to a website that may help you in the search for a new job. mjtville@yahoo.com

Thanks,
Mike

#7 OFFLINE   Nick

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 03:09 PM

The OP, remccain, hasn't acknowleged any responses here, or posted
anywhere else on the site since his initial post of Aug 15, almost two weeks
ago. Hopefully, he found a job, but we may never know unless he posts again.

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 03:26 PM

Thanks Nick!

I personally like to hear success stories!!!!

#9 OFFLINE   Richard King

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Posted 26 August 2008 - 04:19 PM

His last activity was August 20th. So, it appears that he was showing up for a while and then dropped off.
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Posted 28 August 2008 - 10:01 AM

good luck!

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Posted 28 August 2008 - 01:15 PM

Wish the best for him! Hopefully he found something that worked out for him and his family.
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