Basic Life Age: 26 Residence: Chicago, Illinois Outside of work: Rest, watch T.V., Game.
Career Title: Engineer When & Why: I chose this job when I got out of high school because I always had was interested in construction and how buildings were designed. Employer: CLT Group
Skills: Excellent numeracy skills Excellent analytical skills In-depth scientific knowledge Good problem-solving skills Familiarity with computers and software programs Good communication and inter-personal skills Good technical skills The ability to work well as part of a team The ability to use own initiative The ability to pay close attention to detail The ability to explain complex conceptual information in simple terms The ability to work to tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure The ability to stick to tight budgets A willingness to take responsibility for major decisions
Job Life Environment: Generally I work indoors in an office, However I do get to spend time on construction sites to monitor operations and solve problems at the site. Favorite part of it all: The People. Salary: $77,560 yearly. $37.29 hourly.
School Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Courses Engineering Design-Design products requiring principles of design. Masonry Structures-Intro to Masonry design code. Mechanics of Solids-Elastic deformations and stress in 2D structures.
Challenging Advanced Steel Design- Learning to make structures out of steel strong enough to withstand earthquakes. Advanced Structural Analysis- 2D and 3D trusses and frames, emphasis on matrix methods. Getting through the courses required a lot of studying and practice with the programs we used. Helpful Resources- The school has many research labs for advanced study and research.
Degrees and After School Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Licenses- One in all 50 states for Engineering Personality- Many of my co-workers would call me a friendly hard working person. I want to be able to help everyone and just do the best I can in my career.
Summary If you want an exciting and challenging career, a fantastic salary potential, a high demanding job and the ability to work world wide, consider becoming a Structural Civil Engineer. You can be who you are, use your imagination to bring what you want to life.
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