pull a job

pull a job

1. To conduct a robbery, burglary, or some other organized theft. Often modified with a word before "job." We're planning on pulling a big job in a couple months, and we'll need a someone skilled at bypassing security like yourself. He got caught pulling a bank job and was sentenced to five years in prison.
2. To remove a project from a production queue. I'd rather pull a job than publish something that's full of mistakes. Our process allows you to make corrections on the fly before the project reaches the printers, rather than having to pull the job at the last minute.
3. To remove a job offer from consideration. I felt like I had a really stellar interview with them, but two weeks later, I hadn't heard anything back from them, and they had pulled the job from their website. If a company is willing to pull a job just because you want to negotiate your salary, then they aren't worth working for to begin with.
See also: job, pull

pull a job

Sl. to carry out a crime, especially a robbery. (Police and underworld. Note the variations in the examples.) Richard decided that it was not a good time to pull a bank job. Willie and Richard left town after they pulled the job.
See also: job, pull

pull a job

tv. to carry out a crime, especially a robbery. (Police and underworld. Note the variations in the examples.) Bart decided that it was not a good time to pull a bank job.
See also: job, pull