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Transportation Systems

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"Transportation Systems" is a PowerPoint for primary and secondary students that provides an overview of transportation systems and the related careers involved in this field .

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Transportation Systems

  1. 1. TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
  2. 2. WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
  3. 3. WHAT IS ENGINEERING? The word engineer originates from the Latin term ingenerare, meaning to invent, to create or to regulate Engineering is the profession that uses math, science and physics to solve problems and improve the quality of life for people everywhere
  4. 4. WHAT IS A SCIENTIST? • Someone engaging in a systematic activity to acquire knowledge • They perform research toward a more comprehensive understanding of nature, including physical, mathematical and social realms
  5. 5. TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS What is a transportation system? • Network used to transport people and/or goods What are some different types of transportation systems? • Roads • Ports • Rail lines • Pipelines • Waterways
  6. 6. ROADS
  7. 7. PORTS
  8. 8. RAILROADS
  9. 9. TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS What are some different components that make up transportation systems? • Pavement • Barriers • Bridges • Canals • Rails • Pipes • Traffic Signals • Vehicles • Stations/Terminals
  10. 10. BARRIERS
  11. 11. TRAFFIC SIGNALS
  12. 12. PAVEMENT
  13. 13. DIFFERENT CAREERS IN TRANSPORTATION AT STATE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION • Salary: $45,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: None Transportation Engineer-in-Training • Salary: $73,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Professional Transportation Engineer • Salary: $63,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Environmental Analyst • Salary: $27,000 • Education: High School Diploma/G.E.D. • Experience: None Highway Maintenance Worker • Salary: $38,000 • Education: High School Diploma/G.E.D. • Experience: 2 years Signal and Lighting Technician
  14. 14. TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING • Performs introductory engineering work assignments under the direct supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer • Learns to apply engineering techniques, procedures and criteria within rules, regulations and operating procedures
  15. 15. DIFFERENT CAREERS IN TRANSPORTATION AT STATE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION • Salary: $45,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: None Transportation Engineer-in-Training • Salary: $73,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Professional Transportation Engineer • Salary: $63,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Environmental Analyst • Salary: $27,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: None Highway Maintenance Worker • Salary: $38,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: 2 years Signal and Lighting Technician
  16. 16. PROFESSIONAL TRANSPORTATION ENGINEER • Typically a first level licensed Professional Engineer that has a minimum of four years (non-licensed)engineering experience in one of the following engineering disciplines: • bridge design • highway construction • highway maintenance • traffic engineering • chemical engineering • highway design • highway materials • transportation planning
  17. 17. DIFFERENT CAREERS IN TRANSPORTATION AT STATE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION • Salary: $45,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: None Transportation Engineer-in-Training • Salary: $73,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Professional Transportation Engineer • Salary: $63,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Environmental Analyst • Salary: $27,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: None Highway Maintenance Worker • Salary: $38,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: 2 years Signal and Lighting Technician
  18. 18. ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYST • Typically requires four or more years of experience • Gathers all social and economic data • Analyzes that data • Writes reports regarding the short and long-term environmental impact of proposed highway projects
  19. 19. DIFFERENT CAREERS IN TRANSPORTATION AT STATE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION • Salary: $45,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: None Transportation Engineer-in-Training • Salary: $73,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Professional Transportation Engineer • Salary: $63,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Environmental Analyst • Salary: $27,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: None Highway Maintenance Worker • Salary: $38,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: 2 years Signal and Lighting Technician
  20. 20. HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER • Must possess a valid drivers license and a Class A Commercial Drivers License • Under close supervision, performs routine equipment operations and physical labor activities in order to maintain primary and/or secondary highways • Operates this equipment: • dump trucks • front-end loaders • tractors • motor graders • high reach excavators • other support equipment such as air compressors, oil distributors and pneumatic tools
  21. 21. DIFFERENT CAREERS IN TRANSPORTATION AT STATE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION • Salary: $45,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: None Transportation Engineer-in-Training • Salary: $73,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Professional Transportation Engineer • Salary: $63,000 • Education: Bachelor’s • Experience: 4 years Environmental Analyst • Salary: $27,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: None Highway Maintenance Worker • Salary: $38,000 • Education: High School Diploma/ G.E.D. • Experience: 2 years Signal and Lighting Technician
  22. 22. SIGNAL AND LIGHTING TECHNICIAN • Must possess a valid drivers license and a Class B Commercial Drivers License • Installs, maintains and repairs: • traffic signals • roadway lighting • communications equipment • related electronic devices
  23. 23. QUESTIONS???

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