Alexander
McKeown
Why become a Civil
Engineer?
Introduction
 Why do people become Civil Engineers?
 What Civil Engineers can do?
 What projects do Engineers get invol...
Why do people become Civil
Engineers?
 Designing and Builders
 Solve Problems
 Change peoples lives
 Shape the future
...
What can Civil Engineers do?
To name a few……
 Geotechnical Engineering
 Structural Engineering
 Project Management
 He...
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 ther...
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?
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  • So today I’m going to run through:
    State list on slide
    Right so any of you hear today why do people become civil Engineers
  • 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…
    So what sort of jobs can a civil engineer do?
  • Civil Engineering- Alex McKeown, City Builder Academy 2014

    1. 1. Alexander McKeown Why become a Civil Engineer?
    2. 2. 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? 
    3. 3. Why do people become Civil Engineers?  Designing and Builders  Solve Problems  Change peoples lives  Shape the future   ….Options 
    4. 4. What can Civil Engineers do? To name a few……  Geotechnical Engineering  Structural Engineering  Project Management  Health and Safety  Insurance/Risk Management  Finance  General Management 
    5. 5. What type of projects do Civil Engineers get involved in?
    6. 6. The Shard  Civil Engineers  Feasibility  Planning  Design  Construction  Maintenance
    7. 7. 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.
    8. 8. Post Disasters  Rebuilding Houses  Providing Water supplies  What to do with all the poo
    9. 9. What Routes can you take?
    10. 10. University  You get more than a degree
    11. 11. A years in industry….  Malaysia Working on site to create a 13- storey Leeds Gold Office Block
    12. 12. Learning and Inspiration
    13. 13.  Drainage design – Foul, Surface and Potable  Desk Studies-Feasibility assessments   Modelling Rivers 
    14. 14. Thanks for listening Any Questions?

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