Road to Civil Engineering
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What’s it like to engineer roadways and the physical infrastructure of society? Guest Jerel Rackley, P.E., explains. Jerel is a civil engineer with the design and consulting firm Atkins, and in his fourteen years of experience in the field, he has seen what it takes to succeed. Hear him talk about taking the Professional Engineer (P.E.) exam, working with clients, the importance of people skills, the future of advanced 3D modeling in civil engineering, and more. Mentioned in this episode: • Atkins: http://www.atkinsglobal.com/en-GB • Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam, for Professional Engineer licensure: http://ncees.org/engineering/pe/ • Microstation CAD software: https://www.bentley.com/en/products/brands/microstation • Geopak road design software: https://www.bentley.com/en/products/product-line/civil-design-software/geopak-civil-engineering-suite • Texas Department of Transportation: https://www.txdot.gov/ • Central Texas Mobility Authority: https://www.mobilityauthority.com/ • US-183 South roadway project: https://www.183south.com/ • OpenRoads 3D design software: https://www.bentley.com/en/products/brands/openroads Mentioned in the post-show notes: • Vote for our session at SXSW Edu Panelpicker! “Podcasting for Education Meetup”: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/71654 Our closing music is from "Late for School" by Bleeptor, used under a Creative Commons Attribution License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0. Subscribe and find more podcast information at: http://www.k12engineering.net. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com. Help Pios Labs continue! You can donate at: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs Also check out these projects from Pios Labs: • Engineering Word Of The Day (EWOTD) podcast: http://engineeringwordoftheday.com • Guidebook “Engineer’s Guide to Improv and Art Games” by Pius Wong, on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other retailers: http://www.pioslabs.com/improv4design.html
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