You Tell Us: 10 Worst Jobs to Have in Hot Weather
Patch readers share what they think are the worst jobs to have when it's hot outside.
"What's the worst job to have when it's hot like this?"
10 Worst Jobs to Have in Hot Weather
Roofer. "I would vote for roofing jobs," wrote Sandy Eames Altherr. Natalie Gasiorowski agreed, saying, "Roofers, landscapers, construction workers ... ugh for all of them!"
Garage door installer. "My husband owns a garage door company," Natalie Gasiorowski wrote. "Hot, stuffy, and smelly in a 90 degree garage."
Asphalt crew member. They handle boiling petroleum byproducts. Need we say more?
Pipe fitter. "My dad is a pipe fitter, and he works in factories and buildings without air and has to be covered head to toe in protective clothing," Sarah Balmas Honce wrote. "I don't think I'd last a day!"
Sanitation worker. Riding on the back of a hot, odiferous truck while doing heavy lifting all day can't be easy.
Farmer. "Back breaking in this kind of weather," Emily Bingham wrote.
Camp counselor. Unless they're teaching swimming or ice sculpting, they're probably pretty hot.
Utility worker. What's more fun than repairing a transformer from inside a cherry picker in 100-degree heat? Doing it in full protective gear, of course!
Air conditioner repairman. They get to stare at it, work on it, fix it, or maybe even replace it – all without the benefit of actually getting to use it.
Delivery driver. "My poor fellow looked exhausted," Diane L. Young wrote about her Fed Ex driver.