Siloed approaches to participation on a civil engineering project team usually aren’t the best technique for demonstrating value to your organization.
The LEED accreditation is the highest valued environmental accreditation and its importance cannot be undervalued in the coming years. Today most companies are audited for compliance to green initiatives. There are stringent rules to comply with the green regulations and any failure can lead to huge fines. With more and more companies resorting to go green, the LEED accreditation will only gain further importance. LEED accreditation is in its nascent stage yet over 75,000 professionals have been accredited so far.
The key to design is to “see” the project through the customer’s eyes.
Gerry Salontai, past Chairman & CEO of Kleinfelder and current CEO of Salontai consulting shares his philosophy on what it takes to build successful business relationships within the engineering community.
In uncertain economic times, radical changes in your career might be unavoidable and sometimes necessary. Other times, these radical changes might be preemptive moves in your career. Whatever the case, these changes provide unique opportunities for you to discover yourself and grow in different environments. Relocation brings along a myriad of unique opportunities and challenges. This article points out some of the more common challenges and issues that you might have to deal with.
An engineer’s guide to applying for the Professional Engineering (PE) license
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As a consultant, I am fortunate to work in many different industries on various projects involving all types of customers and contractors.
An insightful list of the most common mistakes interviewees make.
2. Poor or casual personal appearance
3. Lack of interest and enthusiasm
4. Over emphasis on money
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As of March of 2008 civil engineering student enrollment was up across the states. With the failing US infrastructure, it appeared that students flocked to civil engineering undergraduate programs. One would think they would have been guaranteed a job.