Engineers use scientific and mathematical knowledge to plan, design, and oversee construction and maintenance of our power plants, electric lines, and utility equipment.
As an Engineer, you will:
Determine how electric systems and power plant equipment should work and how a change in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Compare new or existing designs to required specifications.
Visualize equipment after it is designed and installed.
Predict likely outcomes based on your knowledge and skills.
Use logic to solve engineering problems.
Seek out new ideas and approaches.
You'll also need to:
Be a good listener.
Be able to communicate complicated information in a way others can understand.
Plan and prioritize your work.
Keep up-to-date with technology.
Strive to make equipment, systems, and processes work more efficiently and effectively.
Types of Engineers: Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, & Nuclear.
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