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Bambergaspipe a "Gas Engineer"...lets have a vote

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Gasguru, 13 Aug 2007.

  1. Gasguru

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    The term "engineer" is often an overused (and abused) term in this country and in particular is an inappropriate designation for many technical tradesman.

    Overseas it is generally reserved for genuine engineering professions and is comparable with doctors and the like.

    For Bamber though, after his recent ramblings, to call himself an engineer is plainly ridiculous. :rolleyes:

    I like to think I know a little more than the average gas installer BUT I am certainly no gas engineer but perhaps a technician.

    So my vote to Bamber being a gas engineer....a definite NO :LOL:
     
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  3. LeeC

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    In europe engineers actually have to hold a degree to be termed as such, certain institutes over here are following suit.
     
  4. ricicle

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    What qualifications would you need to be able to properly call yourself 'Plumbing and Heating Engineer'
     
  5. LeeC

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    NVQ would probably only way in as Eng Tech. Mechanical Engineering degree possably (a firm i got offered a job with call their gas positions Mechincal Eng-gas)
     
  6. Bahco

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    I can't make up my mind whether Bamber is either a CC (Course Cowboy) or a CCC which is a Career Change Chancer.

    Maybe he will enlighten us. :LOL: :LOL:
     
  7. corgiman

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    doubt it

    he is on a mission to achieve summink

    gawd knows what
     
  8. Bambergaspipe

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    You guy`s :oops:

    I don`t deserve all this attention. :oops: (shucks) :oops:

    However it`s time fer old Bamber too `fess up. I am not a gas engineer. I will tell you who I am tomorrow night. ;)
     
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    cant remeber as much suspence as this since i last watched magic roundabout.
     
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    Heating Engineer, Building Services Engineer. Honours degree in Building Services and corporate membership of CIBSE (about 3 years additional experience).

    I don't mind technicians calling themselves engineers, it allows easy identification of the knobs.
     
  12. wilhelm

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    oh dear onetap.......... we know you drive a german car . :cry: :cry: :cry:
     
  13. Dan Robinson

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    I have a German van and have a French car... oh dear :(



    Seriously lads FFS this is an internet forum lighten up...
     
  14. kevindgas

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    i can go 1 better

    1 turkish (heap of ****e) van, 1 french van (complete with broken cam belt!) and 1 french car (lovely motor, Aircon, comfy, and cheap to run/insure
     
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    Not the new Ford by any chance?
     
  16. wilhelm

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    what im suggesting is that onetaps point of view correlates quite nicely with a bmw driver .

    get it. ?
     
  17. markplumb

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    George Agdgdgwngo and you work for british gas?
     
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