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I Am An Engineer

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    I'm an electrical engineer.

    I work in a salt mine. I'm a little crazy when it comes to ideas, but with careful planning and design consideration, they always work when I go to implement. I do everything from automation setup to power distribution. If electrons are involved, I am there. I also have...
    AdviceCannon AdviceCannon 31-35, M Jul 20, 2015

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    We got to play with one of these

    but one about 6x bigger http://youtu.be/ibEdgQJEdTA
    chuckzares chuckzares 31-35, M Apr 8, 2015

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    The Eternal Dilemma Of Fitting In

    I'm heading towards the last year of college. A lot has changed over these past three years. I've grown up, matured, become more forgiving and tolerant. But the best of all, I've stopped trying to fitting in. since the day one of college, it had been an uphill fight for me. I...
    madoctopus madoctopus 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Uhm..

    Does it matter if you don't practice it but you majored in it? In that case, yeah I am an engineer. 
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    I'm actually an engineering student

    and I wanted to hear about the real work life of engineers. So what is actually being an engineer and working ? Is it exciting ? And what do you love about your job ?
    BK96H BK96H 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 6, 2015

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    High Technology Is For Me

    I am a electrical engineering who graduated 26 years ago. Since my graduation I have worked 23 of them in high technology companies. In particular worked designing and in all aspects of getting an integrated circuit from idea to production. We were designing in 5um cmos...
    roadrunner540 roadrunner540 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    Hooray For Women In Engineering!

    And men, too... I'm not yet an engineer.  I'm still going to school for it, and have my next half dozen years cut out for more education.  It is my dream to become an engineer and to work for NASA.  I plan to specialize in aerospace or circuits. I was hoping to...
    rizzobellezza rizzobellezza 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2007

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    Structural Engineer

    I work at a heavy maintenance airport doing 2D and 3D structural repair drawings using SolidWorks. I don't have a degree, only a semester of Industrial Design under my belt and feel VERY lucky to have this job. I've been in this department for a year and half now and still have a...
    livelustlove livelustlove 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    I Am a Draftsman

    I last worked for a company that designed foundations for residential homes, and I did metal deck layout for several years before that. Unfortunately the industry is down for the time being, leaving me unemployed.  Of course I am not alone.
    curiouscock curiouscock 36-40 Feb 28, 2009

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    I consider myself a mechanical engineer,

    I have been building robots and competing in robotics competitions for four years. I love doing it, it's my passion. But I have been told that I'm not the engineer I think I am simply because, I am only 15 and female. What do you think?
    DannyLee584 DannyLee584 13-15, F Jul 29, 2015

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    TECH-FEST !!

    ok!! we have finally got some activity in our college!! tech-fest!! I am planning to participate in an event  in which: The output should be generated from the input with the maximum number innovative steps. No step should be repeated.  Only a power supply of 0-30V...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2008

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    I Love Engineering

    Am currently studying civil engineering and I love it, to me engineering disciplines are the best and if I could I would study also computer and electronics engineering. The knowledge and the analytical abilities one gains are just amazing.
    alphali alphali 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 25, 2012

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    Have my degree and have a shiny metal ring

    for Mechanical Engineering in Alberta, Canada. However I am currently a project manager in the oil fields on rigging and modular fabrication. Can I just say I am very tired of living and working in a male dominated economy that still houses the stereotype that women are below...
    Petrolonov Petrolonov 22-25, F 2 Responses May 18, 2015

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    My Inventions

    hey guys i am like you all an engineer but i would set myself apart from most of you guys because i consider myselfto be more of a theoretical engineer. im in highschool right now so i am limited as to what i can design and build but my ideas can be off the charts amazing
    Bazookabo Bazookabo 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    Problem Solver

    I think about all the crazy math, physics, amd chemistry classes to become a professional problem solver. As an engineer at my facility whenever some type of emergancy arrives im always the first one to call, gotta make sure production continues to run, and oh yeah the killer is...
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    We: Engineers

    I know that We: Engineers are not people who enjoy writing as much as the next person. But I want to share my story. Technically I'm just a college student with a major of Engineering, but I will succeed. I know me. I am an Engineer
    lookinggood4you lookinggood4you 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 11, 2007

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    Imhungrytoo Imhungrytoo 51-55, M May 31, 2015

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    Rgb Led

     During the Christmas break I put together a cool circuit using a tri-colored RGB LED (a single LED package with integrated Red, Green and Blue diodes).   Since this LED houses the primary colors it is easy to generate a very wide range of beautiful colors from...
    ManThongReview ManThongReview 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    Finding It Difficult And Not Yet One.

    I want to be an engineer so bad. The titles so awesome but thats not the only reason why. Since a kid I was fascinated by computes and electronics. I wanted to know more that just how to use one, I WANTED TO MAKE ONE. Be it a laptop or a cell phone. Even in high school, the...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M 4 Responses May 5, 2010

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    I'm currently taking my Bachelors degree in

    mechanical engineering and I work part time as a CNC programmer and designer. I only work at a small company but we have some big jobs, for example one of my designing projects at the minute with some of the managers is to shave weight off the collapsible ambulance beds to make...
    Shortwithheels Shortwithheels 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    Love The Variety Of Work

    As an Engineer, we have gained to skill to solve problems and to learn new things as it relates to your known knowledge and experience. I am often challenged with new topic areas I need to explore and in a number of cases become a subject matter expert at work in a short order. I...
    roadrunner540 roadrunner540 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2011

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    Civil Engineering

    I am doing 4 years degree course. One year is left. College degree does not give any practical knowledge. It just clear basics. Really work is learned by experience.
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response May 9, 2009

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    An Engineer In Coma State.....

     I'm a student in MicroE Eng... I'm here not to share any experience or knowledge instead of to gain some... I'm a dumb future eng.. I have one question to all the engineers out there... I went through a lab session on determining the voltage divider biasing BJT amplifier's...
    holypharaoh holypharaoh 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    It took me over 10 years from

    when I started my degree before I finally got my iron ring. Stupid depression..! stupid faculty kicking me out of the stupid university, then making me redo over half my first year courses..!
    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M Aug 6, 2015

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    I Have a Bachelor's In Electronic Engineering

    I got that from ITT Tech in 2000.  I like electronic design, but don't know where to get started.
    ricemark20 ricemark20 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    Almost!!

    I am almost finishing my 3rd year in electrical engineering. I am completely amazed by the subjects offered under this course. We are currently learning about the relay and relay setting.. relay --used for protection in power systems. Its amazing.. a relay needs a back up...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    Not a professional engineer by any means.

    But my robotics team is making a life size version of BB-8
    Maxernst Maxernst 16-17, F Jan 31

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    Communication Engineer

    i am communication engineer , working in Network andI really love my job as there is always different problems to solve
    malaa114 malaa114 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2013

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    Hey All

    I am writer/inventor I write for others and invent for myself. I am currently studying mechanical engineering and am research brown's gas as a sustainable fuel source for the motorcycle I am designing. So is there anybody out there that has experience with brown's gas and is...
    MasterAzrich MasterAzrich 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    Diversified Engineer

    I do design and engineering for a multitude of different companies and industries. I really love my job as there is always different problems to solve. I am also a machinist and automation specialist. I have acquired a pretty diversified set of skills and they all reflect my many...
    itro128 itro128 36-40 Nov 2, 2012

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    Safety Equipment

    Does anyone else wear safety equipment at odd times? I wear hearing protection while I vacuum and while I blow dry my hair. I wear my my steel toes when I mow the lawn. I was just wondering if this was an engineer trait.
    hana4734 hana4734 22-25 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    Definition Of An Engineer

    What is the definition of an engineer? Answer: Someone who solves a problem you didn't know you had, in a way you don't understand.
    waqas1992 waqas1992 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    The Eternal Dilemma Of Fitting In

    I'm heading towards the last year of college. A lot has changed over these past three years. I've grown up, matured, become more forgiving and tolerant. But the best of all, I've stopped trying to fitting in. since the day one of college, it had been an uphill fight for me. I...
    madoctopus madoctopus 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    I Am Or Was An Engineer

    A crazy story about my life and it's odd path. Grew up in a shack of a house in Appalachia. We had a pot bellied stove that glowed red in the winter and a window fan that roared in the summer. Black and white TV seemed like a miracle of technology then. Closest neighbor was a...
    lantern lantern 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2011

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    software engineer here.

    .. i love to coddings.. i have knowledge in java and oracle .
    alex023 alex023 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7, 2015

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    My Odd Sense Of Humor It was like spring today, the final day of January. Thanks to El Nino, the ground is not at all frozen, at least so far this year. Yesterday was gorgeous...
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    I am male. Sagittarius. My name is Henry Frederic. I'm 34 years old. I'm 6 feet, pale with blonde hair and green eyes. I am adopted. I am sapiosexual. I'm an entrepreneur and...
    mokele mokele 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 30

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    Its been 2 years n i could not get into 3rd yr of engineering. Just now my parents came 2 know about it. Don't know what to do ! Where to start from. And i don't wAnt to leave...
    pras2111 pras2111 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    30 years ago a bunch of managers and administrators paid a bunch of money to hire really smart people to tell them what they didn't want to hear. But there were schedules and...
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    Just trying my luck. Too bored right. I'm from Asia by the way. Work as Software Engineer. Played basketball and part time coach for state and varsity team. Trade forex. Love to...
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