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Riley Engineering
Blue Grass, Iowa

----- Original Message -----
From: John Flower <jmsflower(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2000 11:53 PM
Subject: Will my engineering career be like this?

> I am a relatively young engineer working in a very small structural design
> office in California. I have about 5 years of experience and my P.E.
> license, and I am overwhelmed with the state of the profession.  I am
> wondering if any more experienced engineers can give me some advice about
> future.
> Will my entire career as an engineer be filled with demanding clients,
> due dates, less than attentive contractors, RFI's requiring  ASAP
> incomplete architectural plans, e-mailed backgrounds and a backlog of jobs
> that are overdue?
> Will architects/owners and contractors continue to make me feel
> unappreciated while I work overnite to complete their job? (All this and
> just a project engineer)
> Any guidance or informative experiences are appreciated.
> Sincerely,
> John Flower
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