I have a cool job. It keeps me moving, but it is not hard to do. I get to drive all around the county going to different places. I get to know a lot of people, and my job is not very stressful. I travel around for the county using weight kits to certify scales. I recertify them each year, and I do spot checks on places where I suspect fraud. It is easy to do, it pays the bills and I like it.
I actually split my time doing weight certifications on scales used at grocery stores, scrap yards, some medical facilities and any place that uses scales that weigh things sold to the public. That butcher’s scale at your favorite meat department, and the scales at the cash registers that weight your produce are all certified to be accurate by a person like me. As I said, I split my time doing that and certifying flow rates on fuel pumps that sell things such as gasoline, diesel or kerosene by the gallon. If you look on the fuel pump the next time you get gas, you should see a sticker that says when it was last certified by the county it is in.
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