Engineering & Infrastructure Career Cluster
Tangible & Tactical Design, Planning, Building, and Bettering
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Do you love solving problems and improving processes? Are you a natural systems-designer or -builder? Have you always enjoyed science and/or math? Are you curious about how things work? As a kid, did you love building with Legos/blocks? Do you like working on group projects? Are you intrigued by structures and their aesthetics? Do you often imagine how cities might work better?
Disciplines within ENGINEERING & INFRASTRUCTURE utilize science and technology in the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures. Successful professionals in this cluster are able to analyze problems in various virtual and physical environments in order to solve and innovate around them.
ENGINEERING is an essential expertise in numerous fields across public and private sectors, including the aerospace, automotive, aviation, construction, electronics, manufacturing, systems, and transportation industries.
The term INFRASTRUCTURE encompasses architecture, urban planning, transportation, construction, and renovation. These fields blend the design and execution of structures through art, science, and technology, focusing on how we navigate and experience the space around us in safe, healthy, and even enjoyable ways, from buildings to bridges, streets, railroads, and so much more.
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Possible Careers Include
Common job titles include
- CAD Designer/Drafter
- Civil/Architectural Designer
- Civil Engineering Technician
- Building Inspector
- Electrical Technician
- Electrical Engineer
- Environmental Engineering Technician
- General Engineering Technician
- Industrial/Mechanical Engineering Technician
- Landscape Architect
- Mechanical/Electrical Drafter
- Mechanical Engineer
- Robotics Technician
In-demand specialized skills include:
- Project Management
- Construction Management
- Civil Engineering
- Quality Assurance & Control
- Cost Estimation
- Occupational Health & Safety
- Customer Service
- Cost Control
- Microsoft Project
- Mechanical Engineering
- Project Planning & Development
Source: Burning Glass
Tips & Insights for Careers in Engineering & Infrastructure
Engineering & Infrastructure and the Fourth Industrial RevolutionFive Ways Engineers Can Prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Engineers are driving the fourth industrial revolution Impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on the Engineering Sector
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