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  • So today I’m going to run through: <br /> State list on slide <br /> Right so any of you hear today why do people become civil Engineers <br />
  • There are a few reasons why people do civil engineering but there are many more….. The overall idea is that becoming a civil engineer gives you options… <br /> So what sort of jobs can a civil engineer do? <br />

Civil Engineering- Alex McKeown, City Builder Academy 2014 Civil Engineering- Alex McKeown, City Builder Academy 2014 Presentation Transcript

  • Alexander McKeown Why become a Civil Engineer?
  • Introduction  Why do people become Civil Engineers?  What Civil Engineers can do?  What projects do Engineers get involved in?  What career path can you take?  What have I done? 
  • Why do people become Civil Engineers?  Designing and Builders  Solve Problems  Change peoples lives  Shape the future   ….Options 
  • What can Civil Engineers do? To name a few……  Geotechnical Engineering  Structural Engineering  Project Management  Health and Safety  Insurance/Risk Management  Finance  General Management 
  • What type of projects do Civil Engineers get involved in?
  • The Shard  Civil Engineers  Feasibility  Planning  Design  Construction  Maintenance
  • Costa Concordia  Civil Engineers-  Design of a floatation device  Designing a counter- weight system  Making sure there was no significant risk to life and minimising the effects to the surrounding reef.
  • Post Disasters  Rebuilding Houses  Providing Water supplies  What to do with all the poo
  • What Routes can you take?
  • University  You get more than a degree
  • A years in industry….  Malaysia Working on site to create a 13- storey Leeds Gold Office Block
  • Learning and Inspiration
  •  Drainage design – Foul, Surface and Potable  Desk Studies-Feasibility assessments   Modelling Rivers 
  • Thanks for listening Any Questions?