Posted on 10/15/2018 By Gausman & Moore
Improving Key City Facilities
The City of Eagan’s Central Maintenance Facility (CMF) is a hub of city activity. The facility is the site for the City’s Equipment, Streets, Park and Utility Maintenance and Water Resources Operations.
Posted on 10/3/2018 By Gausman & Moore
Charlotte Matsuda (Administration, Los Angeles Office) was recognized as Gausman & Moore’s September 2018 Employee of the Month.
Posted on 8/6/2018 By Gausman & Moore
Electrical engineering is a challenging degree that comes with a heavy class load of mathematics, physics, and computer programing. Successful graduates have enjoyed unbounded career opportunities in a variety of industries. Electrical engineers are regularly needed in the job market; therefore, the outlook for engineers continues to be strong. If you are quick thinking, adaptable, and able to effectively communicate your ideas, then a future in electrical engineering may be perfect for you. Below, we can take a closer look at what it takes to be an electrical engineer.
Posted on 3/28/2018 By Gausman & Moore
At this point in the year, many undergraduate engineering students have their internships lined up for the upcoming summer. Whether you know who you’ll be working for this summer or are waiting to hear back from your dream firm, keep these helpful tips in mind to make the most of your engineering internship:
Posted on 2/19/2018 By Gausman & Moore
No matter where you are in your engineering career, it’s extremely important to have career goals. Whether you’re a recent graduate or a 10-year veteran, your goals will be a future destination of where you want to take your career. When setting your goals, take time to figure out exactly what you want and follow these four guiding principles to reach future success.
Posted on 2/15/2018 By Gausman & Moore
Gausman & Moore always encourages its employees to continually strengthen their professional skills. It shows initiative when a person wants to become better at their job, while also learning how to become an effective leader. Two G&M employees from our Roseville office, Bryan Haider (Mechanical Engineering) and Ben Zurn (Electrical Engineering), are demonstrating this initiative by participating in the ACEC of Minnesota (ACEC/MN) Emerging Leaders Training program.
Posted on 12/29/2017 By Gausman & Moore
Whether you are just starting your career or you already have a few years of experience in your field, it’s important to never lose focus throughout your engineering career. Perhaps your position has become mundane and it’s time to reinvent yourself, or maybe you’re entering your first professional job and don’t know how to be the best engineer you can be. The following are a few things you can do to take charge as a professional and help progress your engineering career.
Posted on 12/28/2017 By Gausman & Moore
Time and time again, you have probably heard and read much about leadership in the professional world, however you may not see a lot about what it means to be a leader in the engineering field. Just as certain skills and characteristics are needed for most influential leadership roles, leaders in engineering must also master skills, which include: vision, communication, influence, empathy, and attitude. However, there are also other characteristics engineering leaders must have that might not be as prevalent in other industries. These include: understanding terminology, detail orientation, and an utter curiosity for the profession.
Posted on 12/4/2017 By Gausman & Moore
When I started my position at Gausman & Moore (G&M) as a professional drafter, I immediately submerged into the deep storm of BIM (Building Information Modeling). Some Architects and owners still use 2D AutoCad, while most are adopting 3D software such as Revit, Microstation or Plant 3D. Some befuddlement exists on the product we deliver as an MEP firm. At the end of the day all we deliver is signed construction documents right? Wrong!
Posted on 11/29/2017 By Gausman & Moore
Let’s face it. As an engineer or a professional in the engineering industry, you’re going to have to deal with unforeseen pop-ups once in awhile. These short-notice tasks can arise during any project, sometimes at inopportune times. Oftentimes they come from the client or a senior stakeholder, and they can definitely throw a project out of whack. Your ability to concisely answer to these pop-ups is critical, so you can gain or maintain your reputation of being an effective leader or project manager. The following are the best ways to deal with short-notice tasks:
Posted on 10/30/2017 By Gausman & Moore
You have an engineering degree in your preferred field—now what? It can be difficult, especially right out of the collegiate gate, to know exactly what hiring managers are looking for and what will catch their eyes. When you’re ready to start the job hunt, your future employer will want to know you are a master of five essential skills, making you a well-rounded, reliable employee. Be sure to stand out from your fellow applicants by honing in on the following crucial skills:
Posted on 10/16/2017 By Gausman & Moore
Time to start looking for your next career move? You may be highly skilled in your area of expertise, however, you will need a strong way to convey this knowledge and experience to prospective employers. Simply stating what you worked on or completed in previous jobs or internships is not enough. A work portfolio is a great marketing tool for yourself, as it can also impact the hiring process, making it easier for both you and your employer.
Posted on 9/11/2017 By Gausman & Moore
Developing a personal engineering brand for yourself will get you noticed by others in the field, put you ahead of the game, and even give you an experience advantage over your peers. Though you’ve been working away in school and in the workplace at gaining many new skills in the field of engineering, various other skills are required to create an effective engineering brand for yourself. Your brand will ultimately let others know you are an expert in all things engineering. If you want to have the opportunity to better partnerships, gain attention from job recruiters, or higher quality clients, follow the following five personal branding tips.
Posted on 9/4/2017 By Gausman & Moore
Internships are an outstanding way to acquire much-needed experience in the field. As your internship begins to wind down, you may think, what next? If you’re a soon-to-be graduate, you may want to continue with the company for your career, however, it’s never a guarantee. While you may have gone above and beyond for your role as an intern, you may not realize there are extra steps to take to prove you’re truly interested in a career with the company. Be sure to follow tips listed below, and you will be sure to make a memorable impression to your internship supervisor.
Posted on 8/28/2017 By Gausman & Moore
Each year Gausman & Moore provides internship opportunities for young people working toward degrees in related fields of study. These experiences can help them as they grow professionally and personally, as they gain lifelong knowledge and skills. Two of our current full-time staff members, Drew Erickson and Casey Sveiven, were once G&M interns, and they recently spoke about their internship experience and how it influenced where each of them is at today.
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