Most of the time I find my job to be quite boring and monotonous.
I don’t mind the same thing day after day.
Sometimes it actually feels good to know what my day is going to be like. As a repair technician for a heating and AC company, I have to deal with customers every single day. Sometimes my interactions are good and sometimes my interactions are less than ideal. I had to listen to a lady scream at her kids for 2 hours the other day and that made me feel very upset. I wanted to tell the woman to leave her children alone, but it was none of my business and the boss tells us never to get involved. I often work on heating and air conditioning problems when there are kids in the home. A couple of days ago, a young boy watched me work the whole time I was fixing a heat pump. The boy was 8 or 9 years old and being homeschooled. The boy had a lot of questions about my job and the services. He was genuinely intrigued by my job and very interested in everything that I was doing. I allowed the boy to watch the whole time I worked and I even let him help me with a couple of screws. The kid has a bright future if he chooses to go into the HVAC repair industry. He clearly has a knack for fixing things and he found it very exciting to work with his hands. That kid won’t be happy spending the rest of his life in an office.