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Why Engineers Make 
Great Leaders 
Craig Fields, PHR 
Director of Human Resources 
MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. | More ...
Requisite Skills 
» Intelligent 
» Detail-oriented 
» Data-driven 
» Problem-solver 
» Knows clarity of 
purpose 
» Analyt...
Learn to Manage 
» Consider the words of British businessman 
Sir John Harvey-Jones: 
“Go for civil engineering, because c...
Facts and Figures 
» According to Business Insider, 
notable business leaders who 
were engineers include Thomas 
Edison, ...
Facts and Figures 
» The Bureau of 
Statistics projects 19.7 
percent employment 
growth for civil 
engineers between 
201...
Strengthening communities across the Upper Midwest 
www.msa-ps.com 
More ideas. Better solutions.® 
MSA Professional Servi...
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Why Engineers Make Great Leaders

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Civil engineers are recognized as innovators of society. They create the bridges, roadways, and walking paths that connect us to each other. Beyond infrastructure developed by civil engineers, the results of engineering are all around us – from the cars we drive to the water we drink. Engineering is a prospering field with professionals whose aggregate skills lend themselves well to the realm of leadership. Explore why engineers make great leaders by checking out this slide deck.

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Why Engineers Make Great Leaders

  1. 1. Why Engineers Make Great Leaders Craig Fields, PHR Director of Human Resources MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. | More ideas. Better Solutions.
  2. 2. Requisite Skills » Intelligent » Detail-oriented » Data-driven » Problem-solver » Knows clarity of purpose » Analytical » Realistic » Tech-savvy » High achieving NEW HIRES AT MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. | More ideas. Better Solutions.
  3. 3. Learn to Manage » Consider the words of British businessman Sir John Harvey-Jones: “Go for civil engineering, because civil engineering is the branch of engineering which teaches you the most about managing people. Managing people is a skill which is very, very useful and applies almost regardless of what you do.” Photo from Imperial College MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. | More ideas. Better Solutions.
  4. 4. Facts and Figures » According to Business Insider, notable business leaders who were engineers include Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and President Jimmy Carter. » According to EngineerJobs.com, seven of the top 10 2013 Fortune 500 companies are run by engineers. For example, Mike Duke of Wal-Mart has a degree in Industrial Engineering. MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. | More ideas. Better Solutions.
  5. 5. Facts and Figures » The Bureau of Statistics projects 19.7 percent employment growth for civil engineers between 2012 and 2022. » MSA currently has open employment opportunities in engineering and supporting roles. MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. | More ideas. Better Solutions.
  6. 6. Strengthening communities across the Upper Midwest www.msa-ps.com More ideas. Better solutions.® MSA Professional Services, Inc. is a multidisciplinary consulting firm serving public and private clients throughout the Midwest. Our planning, engineering and architectural professionals meet the needs of a diverse client base with an emphasis on creativity and results. We provide our clients with more ideas and better solutions. MSA PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. | More ideas. Better Solutions.

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