This electrical engineer pilot fish spends his time traveling to electrical power generating stations, making sure their systems are up to snuff.
"I arrived on site at a standard coal-fired plant, providing energy to 500,000 residential customers, to find that software still needed to be installed on a laptop that the plant would use to troubleshoot issues in the system I was validating," fish reports.
"But during the install, a call from IT security stopped our install in its tracks. As it turns out, our USB CD-ROM drive was flagged as a 'worm' and was not allowed to make changes to the computer until clearance was given.
"While I was happy to comply with IT's wishes, I couldn't continue -- which triggered a $10,000-per-day completion clause in my company's contract.
"Hello, IT -- I have a valid product here. Just let me finish!"
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