Design Engineer (Male, Age 24) in salinas, CA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Design Engineer|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||4 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
design and analyse valves and its molds
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
health insurance, 3 weeks vacation
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes I work in teams and I like it
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||check day schedule. proceeded with work of design|
|8am to 9am||had some doubts so went into the shop floor and discussed|
|9am to 10am||meeting with associates regarding the design of new component|
|10am to 11am||meeting continued|
|11am to 12pm||work in design continued|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||molding defect caused leakage in valve checked it|
|2pm to 3pm||continue with work and had a break of 10 minutes|
|3pm to 4pm||submitted the designs to boss and discussed about designs|
|4pm to 5pm||back home|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
i was selected without an interview
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes the job is for a Mechanical Engineer
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
learn the design tools well
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
team work is required and organization skills are not much required. The technical skills required are 4 year degree in BSME and knowledge of AutoCAD and ProE
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Have good knowledge of plastics and valves
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes because I am mechanical engineer and like designing
What are your current career goals?
to get a promotion
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Design Engineer||1 year||30$/hr||Design pipe fittings|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|3.6||SVU, india||Mechanical Engineering, B.S|
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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