recovery mechanic

Discussion in 'REME' started by ally_tol3, Feb 1, 2008.

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  1. ally_tol3

    ally_tol3 Old-Salt

    I am mid way through basic now, on long weekend and im loving it, iv been asked if i want to trade trades and i want to chage to a recovery mechanic, does any one know if there are phase two intake dates? coming up? at the moment i am goign to trade as a driver rad op in rlc which is somehting i do not want to do after havign a re think.
     
  2. befeater

    befeater Old-Salt

    dont forget to ask for the £500 golden hello
     
  3. ally_tol3

    ally_tol3 Old-Salt

    golden hello ???
     
  4. two-four-albert

    two-four-albert War Hero

    Go for it big man, recy mechs get bigger toys than gay rad ops!
     
  5. ally_tol3

    ally_tol3 Old-Salt

    yeah, indeed but i have the grades plus gti score but if there is no dates coming up for me to go to seme i wont be able to change, so need to find out...
     
  6. befeater

    befeater Old-Salt

    my son is a Reccy Mech thats what they give him at the end of phase two, Reccy Mech is a restricted trade thats why they have asked you to choose a new trade. Ask and you will recive


    PS dont forget my cut
     
  7. ally_tol3

    ally_tol3 Old-Salt

    wot do u mean a restricted trade?
     
  8. befeater

    befeater Old-Salt

    its a trade that is undermaned so they do there very best to keep people interest, "Restricted" may not be the correct term
     
  9. ally_tol3

    ally_tol3 Old-Salt

    thats good for me then, because in my platoon there is 5 off us who want to change to recky mech
     
  10. methilman

    methilman War Hero

    Go for it Ally, I am in a REME Battalion and can tell you Recovery Mechanics work like ten men, the only qualification you need is to be vile and be able to participate in "boys" antics at every opportunity.
     
  11. befeater

    befeater Old-Salt

    good luck!!
     
  12. buryfc66

    buryfc66 War Hero

    Do it, you wont regret it one bit, Recy mech is the best trade to go for if you want excitement and job satisfaction. You'll work like a maniac on Operational tours, Recovering disabled tanks off the battlefield will give you an immense sense of pride.
     
  13. When I come back I wanna be a recce mech! What a feckin life :p well it was a great job 20 years ago! Things might have changed now :cry:
     
  14. fylo950

    fylo950 Swinger

    Im a Recy Mech mate, has its up`s and down`s like most trades (and im not talking about the Jib!) But its a good laugh and your a closer knitt trade aswel. Go for it Jelly!
     
  15. buryfc66

    buryfc66 War Hero

    Still is a great job, even more so these day's with Telic/Herrick tons of job satisfaction.