- Los Realejos Canary Islands
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I gained experience in the transport of refrigerated merchandise and unstable freight like hung up meat and liquids.
I worked one year at the Costa Brava as part of my planned trip around the world.
Lana Bodega was a company offering bus excursions around the island of Tenerife, combined with a sales show. I entered the company as a travel guide and quickly worked myself up through the ranks until the company closed its doors 2003 when I held the position of sales manager.
My tasks included taking and selling videos of holiday makers on boat trips.
I acted as a security guard in this famous animal park, working first night and later day shifts where I could apply my language skills.
This company, based in Lanzarote/Canary Islands, offers EU driving courses for Germans in their own language. I was responsible for their operations in Tenerife and Gran Canaria.
I participated in the construction of Europe's biggest water park. In the process I learned how to construct swimming pools and manufacture artificial rocks and other decorations. I also learned how to operate various building site machinery like heavy load fork lifts and concrete projectors.
This was my entry into the world of trucks. I mainly transported earth with tip lorries.
I added operating trucks with hydraulic loader arms to my professional skills. I also had my first experiences with semi-articulated trucks.
My tasks included the operation of trucks with hydraulic loader arms and the transport of shipping containers from and to the container terminals in Santa Cruz de Tenerife harbour.
Transport of beer in semi-articulated trucks in between the islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria. Skills learned include embarking and disembarking of ferries.
Transport of shipping containers from and to the container terminals in Santa Cruz de Tenerife harbour.
Together with my wife we founded or own language school, teaching English, German and Spanish. I also take temporary jobs in the transport business when available.
Three year training to be a telephone mechanic
In that time period I gained valuable people skills, working in various sales jobs, including insurance, medical supplies and cars.
This education was part of my professional training as a telephone technician.