‘As part of the Civil/Structural department, I work on both the Civil and Structural aspects of projects and I Iike the mix. I’m getting experience of each discipline without having to specialise just yet’.
Siobhan was recently involved on a project at the IDPR Jameson Whiskey Distillery and is currently working on a Civil / Structural project for MSD. ‘We have a good support network between our department manager, the experienced engineers and other graduates who are a year or two ahead of us. There’s a nice atmosphere at work and the flexibility to have a good work/life balance. The fun activities and team challenges help create a friendly working environment’.
The most useful of advice you have received?
‘Start logging your projects and tasks as soon as you can and assign competencies to the tasks. It will help hugely when applying for chartership’.