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Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes.

JPRiley
Riley Engineering
Blue Grass, Iowa


----- Original Message -----
From: John Flower <jmsflower(--nospam--at)hotmail.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
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
my
> future.
>
> Will my entire career as an engineer be filled with demanding clients,
faxed
> due dates, less than attentive contractors, RFI's requiring  ASAP
response,
> 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
I'm
> just a project engineer)
>
> Any guidance or informative experiences are appreciated.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> John Flower
>
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