The Green Engineer’s Toolbox: Knowledge, Focus and Profit

Principles to Excel in Projects and Your New Job

Nothing was slow-paced about the internship that taught me the real world of civil engineering. Design in steel connections for the WVU Solar Decathlon team; foundation, base plate and main member design for a column relocation; analysis in barge assembly structures and temporary polyurethane platforms; a feasibility study for an office addition; major drafting reviews for a sports stadium renovation; and photo documentation for pedestrian bridges and multi-use residential projects.

The work done by just an intern has shown me the diversity and necessity that exists in structural engineering, and Allegheny Design Services‘ hands-on and can-do approach to projects of all sizes and forms. (more…)