Get shovel-ready for the new economy
Even if the recession is really over, the commercial construction industry is far from recovery. But the market will come back.
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Even if the recession is really over, the commercial construction industry is far from recovery. But the market will come back. When it does, engineering firms and engineers need to be shovel-ready. In this inaugural Thought Leaders collection of essays, empanelled engineers and industry professionals provide guidance and resources for helping you get ready for the new economy.
2009 Thought Leaders
By Rob Barrick, PE, LEED AP, Smith Seckman Reid Inc.
Rediscovering the joy of engineering
By David Sellers, PE, Facility Dynamics Engineering
By Robert Cavey, Global Strategy Initiative
By John Koeller, PE, Koeller & Co.
By Joseph M. "Jody" Good, III, LC, FIES, IALD, LEED AP, Spectrum Engineers
By Keith Lane, PE, RCDD, LC, LEED AP, Lane Coburn & Assocs.
By Ray Grill, PE, FSFPE, Arup
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.