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  • 1. Roller Coaster Designer David London
  • 2. Overview
    • Use computers to design Roller Coasters
    • Very competitive job
    • Roller Coasters can take millions of dollars to build and two to three years to design
    • The Roller Coasters are built all over the world
  • 3. Overview
    • Some designers use paper not computers
    • Designers use computers to make safety systems which make sure the ride is safe
  • 4. Education
    • Degree in Structural, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering
    • Many years of Computer Training
    • Three years of experience in Heavy Mechanical Designing
    • Can be a drafter before going into this career
  • 5. Salary and Hours
    • Starting salary-$45,000-50,000
    • Potential salary-$110,000
    • Work from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    • Sometimes work longer
  • 6. Growth Potential
    • The growth is stable
    • It could grow in the future
    • Job is popular
    -1% -900 77,800 78,700 Mechanical drafter 4% 10,700 262,500 251,900 Drafter Change 2008-2018 (percent) Change 2008-2018 (number) Employment 2018 Employment 2008 Occupation
  • 7. Roller Coaster Companies
    • Arrow Dynamics
    • Intamin AG
    • Vekoma
    • S&S Power
    • Roller Coaster Corp. of America
  • 8. Facts
    • The Roller Coaster Designs get build all over the world
    • Some designs get built in more then one amusement park
    • Some roller coasters get tested hundreds of times
  • 9. Related careeres
    • Architect
    • Mechanical Designer
    • Engineer
    • Drafter
    • Computer Programmer
  • 10. Success Quote
    • “ the greatest thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving”(Oliver Wendell Holmes)