50. What is a Consulting Engineer? Is this the Right Choice for You?

  1. John A. Hoschette

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch50

The Engineer's Career Guide

The Engineer's Career Guide

How to Cite

Hoschette, J. A. (2010) What is a Consulting Engineer? Is this the Right Choice for You?, in The Engineer's Career Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch50

Author Information

  1. Lockheed Martin, Eagan, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470503508

Online ISBN: 9780470530177

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Keywords:

  • being a consulting engineer - what consulting engineers do;
  • pros and cons to consulting - being one's own boss;
  • professional engineer (PE) registration - prerequisite to granting a contract

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Do Consulting Engineers Do?

  • What Are the Pros and Cons to Consulting?

  • Do You Have the Right Skills To Be Successful?

  • Professional Engineer (PE) Registration

  • It's About Technical Approach, Education, Credentials, and Experience

  • Summary

  • Assignments and Discussion Topics

  • References