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Im a Subsea Engineer working in offshore oil and gas..... if you want to be a super baller and have more money then you know what to do with... and still be able to get out and about, fix big problems, be paid to travel the world.... this is the job for you. You can afford to go ski pretty much anywhere, whenever you want....
thanks a lot, dick
You typed that on a plastic keyboard right?
just jokes. it's all good, man
In my original post - I stated - "get to fix big problems" ;-)
last season i was able to get out friday nights, and saturdays and that was during 17 credit hours.
this season i'm on co-op, so I can ride every weekend, and still make bank.
Also, in all honesty engineering isn't as hard as people make it out to be. All it takes is some motivation, and being able to get through the weeder courses (calc, o-chem shit like that).
Right now I have a bomb ass job at owens illinois, and it's so relaxing not having classes. So when you are looking for a school, try to find one that requires co-ops.
Just remember, even if you have to give up skiing a couple days, when you graduate, and have a month off for vacation, make 50k+ starting, and have a shit ton of benefits, you'll be happy you gave up those days during the season to have an enjoyable life.
I was kidding haha i have taken too much shit to do with it this last year of high school, plus i'm really into it thanks for the convincing though
Offshore Engineering (like marine mech eng) and Geotechnical (so started working in subsea structures and subsea foundations etc...)
And yes - Welding is super critical. Welding is usually performed by the fabricators, but what you need to be able to be shit hot at is understanding metallurgy and materials science for deepwater subsea pressure containing / controlling equipment, and then specifiy that, to what codes / standards and the testing criteria etc... it's pretty complex... on a microscopic level - for example identifying intermetallic phases at microscopic levels in some steels (e.g. sigma), and whether or not to reject the materials etc....