I got a job at KBR purchasing parts and machinery. No college experience. Can I become an engineer for free?
Fresh out of HS, I got an interview by a little help of an influential executive in the company and got the job the next day. Most of my colleagues are experienced engineers and draftsmen. My main job is to purchase specific parts for our current project and rent equipment at a good price and quality. Then structure them into databases according to the engineering charts. Will this experience replace a college degree. Its a major engineering/construction company.
Asked By: ZED - 5/23/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
This type of work is not engineering. No matter how good a job, or how long, it will not qualify as engineering. Also it will not prepare you to pass the tests required of an applicant for engineering registration... More
Answered By: Ed - 5/23/2012
Additional Answers (1)
experience is always good , and having experience usually puts you at the top of the chart. but if somehow this company fails or you want to get a different job. they will not take you unless you have a bachelor in engineering ( whatever field ) assuming you want to do an engineering job. If you have a degree , and... More
Answered By: Nathan - 5/23/2012
New job opportunities added daily. Search Virginia jobs now!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Get College Degree Online Faster than you Think. Financial Aid Options
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.