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You might hire an engineering professional to:

  • Design a building
  • Design prosthesis
  • Innovate ways to protect the environment from pollution
  • Develop and test smartphones
  • Test a new drug
  • Investigate and evaluate soil and water
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Up-to-date knowledge, certifications, training, and technical skills Non-essential certifications are a plus
Expertise in problem analysis, problem-solving, and design thinking Extensive project management experience
Education in a relevant field Ability to think outside the box