Civil Engineer in DFW?

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Jul 3, 2006
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I'm a civil engineer in Fort Worth and I recently got laid off.

Anyone know of any openings in the area? I'd prefer not to drive all the way to Dallas (live in west fort worth), but I will if I have to.

I have about 4 years of experience. Thanks!
 

Slugger926

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Do you have your PE yet?

There may be some help for you on http://www.engineerboards.com.

If you have your PE, you might could check on doing sub projects for larger engineering firms that may not want to take the risk of hiring engineers. I know several engineers that have built their own engineering firms when out of work this same way by being channel partners with the big guys and even little guys needing temporary help.
 
Jul 3, 2006
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Do you have your PE yet?

There may be some help for you on http://www.engineerboards.com.

If you have your PE, you might could check on doing sub projects for larger engineering firms that may not want to take the risk of hiring engineers. I know several engineers that have built their own engineering firms when out of work this same way by being channel partners with the big guys and even little guys needing temporary help.
Thanks for the info. I haven't taken the PE yet, but I should be eligible to take it this October or next April.

I'll check out that website. Wouldn't mind doing sub-con work for some of the big boys (even if it was just drafting).
 
Jul 3, 2006
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I'm a Civil P.E. in Houston. What kind of "civil" work have you been doing to-date?
Mostly municipal infrastructure work for towns/counties in the area. Paving, grading, drainage, water/wastewater, etc. Also for the last 2 years or so I've gotten into more hydrologic/hydraulic analysis.