Kevin studied at UNSW and graduated with a degree in Aeronautical engineering.
He spent most of his engineering career as a mechanical engineer within the building services industry.
In 2010 Kev moved out of engineering and started using his MBA. He currently works at Defence Housing Australia.
Kevin loves all things automotive – airplanes, cars.
But his main love is skiing.
Kev naturally fell into engineering as the subjects he enjoyed at school were within the mathematics and sciences sector.
Hot Topic discussion
Not enough separation between engineering technicians and degree qualified engineers.
CPEng being implemented by Engineers Australia will help address this.
Communication skills by engineers will come to the forefront as AI takes over some of the design elements of delivering the product.
During this podcast, you will also reflect on:
A challenging part of being an engineer is actually working with non-engineer clients.
Kevin loves seeing the end result of his work…. The buildings.
Even though he studied Aeronautical Engineering, discovered that it would be difficult to work in a role in Australia.
An engineering project highlight was working on QANTAS’ facilities and hangers. The challenge he was tasked to solve was to determine how to keep the domestic terminal running while extensive upgrades were being carried out.
Engineering provides a really solid, rigorous base for problem solving. The application or skillset you get through engineering definitely isn’t limited to professional engineering.
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