Roller Coaster Designer

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Roller Coaster Designer

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

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