Presentation on theme: "My Dream Career: Marine/Naval Architect Part 1 What They Do A Marine/Naval Architect designs and oversees the construction and repair of marine craft."— Presentation transcript:
My Dream Career: Marine/Naval Architect Part 1
What They Do A Marine/Naval Architect designs and oversees the construction and repair of marine craft such as ships, barges, tugs, and dredges. They also have the same involvement in underwater craft such as submarines and torpedoes, and surface devices like buoys and floats.
Skills Needed A person in this career must have good communication skills to discuss designs and ideas. They must also have good mechanical skills for computers and machines. People in this job may have to lift up to 20 lbs. so good physical condition is required.
Basic Skills A marine/naval architect must be proficient in reading comprehension, active listening, writing, speaking, mathematics, science, critical thinking, active learning, and monitoring.
Interests and Values A person interested in this career should have work interests including investigative and realistic. He should also have work values that include achievement and independence.
Education and Requirements If I were to take this job, I would need to finish high school and get a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Most states require all architects to have a license.
Money and Hours This job requires irregular work hours, overtime work and weekend work. The average annual wage in California is $71,485, and the average hourly wage is $34.36.
My Back-up Career: Forestry Worker Part 2
What they do A forestry worker develops, maintains, and protects forests, woodlands or rainforests through activities such as cultivating and transplanting tree seedlings and destroying insects, pests, and diseases harmful to trees.
Skills needed In this job, you need to be able to saw materials, operate agricultural machinery and sort products and materials. You might need to lift or push up to 50 pounds.
Basic skills A person in this job has to have good all-around skills like math and reading comprehension. This is more of a physical job than a mental one.
Interests and values A forestry worker should have work interests including investigative and realistic. Their work values should include support and achievement.
Education and Requirements If I were to take this job, I would need to finish high school, and get on-the-job training from a supervisor.
Money and Hours This job pays an average annual wage of $20,896 and an average hourly wage of $ There would be overtime work and overnight travel in this job.
In Conclusion Both of these jobs would be great and they seem to fit my person, but I really just want to win the lottery and live the rest of my life in luxury.