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Construction - Career - 20131 CONSTRUCTION : The Career Field That Improves Our Quality of Life Dr Sam Man Keong ( 岑文强 ) CEng, FIET, MICE. MCIOB, FSIET(F), Asean Engineer Honorary Secretary Singapore Institute of Engineering Technologists Email: email@example.com@gmail.com
Construction - Career - 20132 Highlights What is Construction? Some Major Construction Projects in Singapore. The Construction Professionals & Job Opportunities. Challenges of Singapore’s Construction Industry.
Construction - Career - 20133 Highlights Preparing for a Successful Construction Career. Educational Opportunities in Construction in Singapore. Professional Bodies in Construction. Outlook for the Future. Useful Links. Q & A
Construction - Career - 20134 About the Speaker : Sam Man Keong ( 岑文强 ) A Self-directed Lifelong Learner for more than 40 years. Have gone through both non- traditional & traditional education routes. Chartered Engineer (UK/Ireland/Australia) Chartered Builder(UK) Chartered Environmentalist (UK) Chartered Mathematician(UK) Chartered Scientist(UK).
Construction - Career - 20135 My Carpentry Workshop at home – early 60s
7 What is Construction? In the fields of architecture and civil engineering, construction is a process that consists of the building or assembling of infrastructure.architecturecivil engineeringbuildinginfrastructure Far from being a single activity, large scale construction is a feat of human multitasking.human multitasking Normally, the job is managed by a project manager, and supervised by a construction manager, design engineer, construction engineer or project architect.project managerconstruction managerdesign engineerconstruction engineerproject architect
Construction - Career - 20138 What is Construction? In general, there are four types of construction: –Residential Building construction –Industrial construction –Commercial Building construction –Heavy Civil construction Each type of construction project requires a unique team to plan, design, construct and maintain the project.
Construction - Career - 20139 Some Major Construction Projects in Singapore. High-rise Buildings. Bridges. Expressways. MRT Ports : Air ; Sea Land Reclamation works Waterworks Wastewater Treatment works.
Construction - Career - 201310 Singapore – High-Rise Buildings (CBD)
Construction - Career - 201311 Singapore – Changi Airport Terminal 1 A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 and a Northwest Airlines Boeing 747 at the airportAirbus A380Boeing 747
Construction - Career - 201312 A C751B train at Eunos MRT Station.C751B trainEunos MRT Station
Construction - Career - 201313 Singapore Deep Tunnel Sewerage System - Contract T-06 (Queensway Tunnel) : The Queensway Tunnel comprises a 9.7km long and 30-45m deep bored tunnel of 3.3m internal diameter, including drop shaft, access shafts, work shafts and other underground wastewater structures.
Construction - Career - 201314 Jurong Island, photographed in February 2011 - Petrochemical industries
Construction - Career - 201315 Source : ST – 5 & 6 February 2013
Construction - Career - 201316 The Construction Professionals Architects Engineers : Civil; Electrical; Mechanical; Building Services Surveyors : Land; Quantity; Building Project Manager Construction Manager Site Agent Site Supervisor Resident Engineer (RE) Resident Technical Officer (RTO)
Construction - Career - 201317 ST - Job Opportunities (2013)
Construction - Career - 201318 ST – Job Opportunities (2013)
Construction - Career - 201319 ST-Job Opportunities (12 Feb 2013)
Construction - Career - 201320 ST-Job Opportunities (13 Feb 2013)
Construction - Career - 201321 Challenges of Singapore’s Construction Industry. 1. Focus on attracting the next generation into the industry. 2. Better training for existing workforce. 3. Ensure workforce includes experienced heads. 4. Use of pre-fabricated components. 5. Increase used of technology: the use of tools such as BIM (Building Information Modeling).
Construction - Career - 201322 Preparing for a Successful Construction Career. What should you study before going to College/University? How to choose a College/University? How to manage Your Construction Career while in College? Beyond the undergraduate degree. Professional licensing
Construction - Career - 201323 What should you study before going to College/University? Construction is built on ‘Mathematics’ and ‘Science’. Traditional Route : GCE(O) GCE(A) University (NUS/NTU). Alternative Routes: –GCE(O) Poly Diploma University –GCE(O) ITE Higher Nitec Poly Diploma University
Construction - Career - 201324 How to choose a College/University? Web pages ; Catalogs Entrance requirements. Construction majors and specialties offered at each college or university. Costs of tuition, and room and board, etc. Accredited? Professional recognized? Check websites : www.peb.gov.sg ; www.bca.gov.sg ; www.sisv.org.sg.www.peb.gov.sg www.bca.gov.sgwww.sisv.org.sg
Construction - Career - 201325 How to manage Your Engineering Career while in College? Bachelor’s degree programs in Construction normally take four years full-time to complete. NUS – BSc(Project & Facilities Management)(Honours)[Website: http://www.pfm.nus.edu.sg/ ] http://www.pfm.nus.edu.sg/ –Duration : 4 – year Full-Time –Major Subjects: Project Management Facilities Management Dispute Management
Construction - Career - 201326 Beyond the undergraduate degree Work or Graduate School? Work: Industry, business, consulting, marketing, management, government, research, university teaching, etc. Graduate School: Business or management; master’s and doctoral degrees in construction disciplines.
Construction - Career - 201327 Professional licensing Architects : –Architects Act (Chapter 12) Builders : –Building Control Act (Chapter 29) : Builder’s License Engineers: –Professional Engineers Act (Chapter 253) : PE –Building Control Act (Chapter 29) : QP; RE; RTO Surveyors : –Land Surveyors Act (Chapter 156) –Appraisers Act (Chapter 16) : Licensed Appraiser
Construction - Career - 201328 Educational Opportunities in Construction in Singapore Local Universities/Polytechnics: –NUS : BSc(PFM); MSc(PM) –NTU : MSc(ICM) –UniSIM : BSc(Facilities & Events Mgt); BSc(Building & Project Mgt) –SP : ??? –NP : ??? –BCA Academy : Diploma in Construction Engineering.
Construction - Career - 201329 Educational Opportunities in Construction in Singapore Overseas Degrees via PEIs –RMIT (via SIM) : BAppSc(CM) –HWU (via TGC) : BSc(FM/QS/CPM); MSc(FM/CPM) –UCL (via BCA Academy) : MSc(Facility & Environment Mgt)[or visit http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/graduate/programm es/postgraduate/mscdiploma-facility-environmental- management-singapore ]http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/graduate/programm es/postgraduate/mscdiploma-facility-environmental- management-singapore –University of Nottingham (via BCA Academy) : MSc (Sustainable Building Design). [See website: http://www.bcaa.edu.sg/BScMScProgrammes.aspx ] http://www.bcaa.edu.sg/BScMScProgrammes.aspx
Construction - Career - 201330 Educational Opportunities in Construction in Singapore Construction Awards by PEIs –TGC : Professional Diploma in Construction Engineering* –NIM : Diploma in Construction Engineering* –*Recognized by SIET as satisfying its academic requirement for the membership grade of ‘Member (MSIET)’.
Construction - Career - 201331 TGC-HWU Pathways to Prof Mem & Registration GCE(O) or its equivalent Recognized Diploma, e.g. TGC-PDCE MSIET [Min Age: 25 yrs; Min Exp: 5 yrs HWU – Yr 3 of BSc(CPM) MSIB 4 yrs Experience HWU – MSc(CPM) SIET – Level 3 (Fellowship) Exam FSIET CIOB : Chartered Builder (UK) RICS : Charteted Surveyor (UK) MSE, PEng(UK) MSc(Eng) CEng
Construction - Career - 201333 Professional Bodies in Construction - UK Architects : RIBA (1834) Builders : CIOB (1834) Engineers: –ICE (1818; RC - 1828) –IStructE (1908; RC – 1934) –IET (IEE – 1871; IIE – 1884)(RC – 1921) –IMechE (1847; RC – 1930) –CIBSE (IHVE – 1897; IES – 1909; CIBS – 1976; CIBSE – 1985) Surveyors : –RICS (1868; RC-1881) –ABE (IAAS - 1925; ABE - 1983)
Construction - Career - 201334 Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), United Kingdom The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is a body that represents professionals who work within the built environment in the United Kingdom and other sovereign nations.professionalsbuilt environmentUnited Kingdom The CIOB has over 45,000 members worldwide. Members are drawn from a wide range of professional disciplines working within the built environment, including clients, consultants and contractors as well specialists in regulation, research and education.built environment Website: www.ciob.org.ukwww.ciob.org.uk
Construction - Career - 201335 Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), United Kingdom The following designatory letters may be used by members of the CIOB: –Associate members may use "ACIOB". –Incorporated members may use "ICIOB". –Members may use "MCIOB". –Fellows may use "FCIOB". Members and Fellows of CIOB may describe themselves as a "Chartered Builder" - or "Incorporated Builder" for an Incorporated member.
Construction - Career - 201336 CIOB – Reciprocal Agreements Dual Membership –The CIOB honour membership from similar Institutes, automatically providing membership into the CIOB at the same level. Below are the current Dual Membership Agreements: Konstruktorfereningen - DenmarkKonstruktorfereningen Recognition –The CIOB recognise similar bodies standards in educational accreditation. Below are the current Recognition Agreements: Higher Education Training Awards Council (HETAC) - IrelandHigher Education Training Awards Council (HETAC) American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) National Board of Construction Management Accreditation (NBCMA) - ChinaNational Board of Construction Management Accreditation (NBCMA)
Construction - Career - 201337 Professional Bodies in Construction - Singapore Architects : Singapore Institute of Archiects (SIA) Builders : Singapore Institute Building Ltd (SIB) Property & Facility Managers : Association of Property & Facility Managers (APFM) Project Managers : Society of Project Managers (SProjM)
Construction - Career - 201338 Outlook for the Future Construction demand remains strong. Contracts awarded (excl. Reclamation)[Source : BCA, as at 16 Jan 2013) –2009 : 22.52 Billion dollars (S$) –2010 : 27.56 Billion dollars (S$) –2011 : 35.49 Billion dollars (S$) –2012 (preliminary) : 28.10 Billion dollars (S$) –2013(Forecast) : 26.0 – 32.0 Billion dollars (S$)