Tuesday, December 3th 2019 at the College & Career Center in Room 1035
Career: Civil Engineering
Come and ask the professionals in the field about their careers. What are the necessary qualifications? What are the salary and growth options? What are the positives and negatives of the profession? What should you do to prepare for this career?
As the Deputy Director of Public Works for the City of Irvine, Scott Smith oversees a $70M+ annual budget and a team of 130+ staff members who have the responsibility of building and maintaining the City’s road infrastructure, public parks, public buildings, and public amenities within the Great Park. Mr. Smith previously worked for the City of Oceanside, owned his own Engineering and Construction business, and worked at various engineering firms creating designs for undeveloped land. He is a licensed Civil Engineer, Traffic Engineer, Land Surveyor, and General Contractor. Mr. Smith obtained his Masters and Bachelors degrees from California State University - Fullerton and the University of California – Irvine, respectively. He lives in Irvine with his wife and two teenage sons, who attend Northwood High School.