10 Important Skills, Strengths and Abilities for a career in Engineering

  • Analytic Thinker
  • Problem Solver
  • Ability to Work with Others
  • Creative Thinker
  • Dealing with Uncertainty and Understanding Statistics
  • Desire to Communicate Well with Others
  • Flexible and Resourceful
  • Selfdisciplined and Selfmotivated
  • Interest in, or Aptitude for Computers
  • Ability to Research and Ability to be meticulous

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The PERSONAL Pro-File questions were developed by Bob Loree with the assistance of Human Resources staff from several large companies who hire engineers. People who possess these qualities can be successful in a wide variety of careers. Many engineers find that their engineering degree has prepared them for professional careers in many fields of endeavour. If you choose engineering, you will receive an excellent education and also have the opportunity to grow in other areas of personal development.

Your Potential for a Career in Engineering is provided courtesy of Bob Loree, B. Eng., B. Ed., P. Eng. Bob has created Bob Loree's Examination Preparation Services™ (ExPS™) to help candidates prepare for the PEO Professional Practice Exam (PPE).