Top 8 Dream Engineering Jobs
What is your dream engineering job? Ahead of our online summer course in Engineering, we’ve taken a look at the top 8 dream engineering jobs.
Engineering opens the doors to many exciting careers. Engineers use creativity, along with maths and science skills to solve problems big and small. From designing thrilling rides to helping the world respond to the climate emergency, choosing Engineering could help you land some fantastic jobs.
Our top 8 dream engineering jobs
It’s all in the name Imagineer (imagine + engineer), this job is makes your wildest childhood dreams a reality. Disney Imagineers are responsible for creating Disney’s theme parks, resorts and attractions worldwide. What could be better than creating “The Happiest Place On Earth”?
Roller Coaster Designer
Similar to a Disney Imagineer, your primary job as a Roller Coaster Designer is to make people happy (and a little bit scared). Designing a roller coaster is the ultimate job for Mechanical Engineers who design the loops and drops that make it an exhilarating ride. As a result, Engineers often get first chance to ride the coasters that they have designed and built, which makes it a genuine dream job.
Today, what used to be a dream is becoming a reality. From humanoid robots like UBTECh’s Walker to robots with feelings like Olly and even home chefs like Bot Chef, robotics is continuously breaking new boundaries. Behind these innovations are Robotics Engineers, who use mechanical and electrical design to improve robots continually.
Alternative Energy Engineer
Do you want to save the planet? With the Climate Emergency, Alternative Energy Engineers are part of the growing sector of environmentally conscious jobs. Engineers maximise the potential energy from clean sources like wind, solar, hydropower and geothermal and create solutions for efficient energy storage, helping the world keep moving forward.
Fast, exciting, glamorous – if you love cars, an engineering role in motorsport is the perfect job. Motorsport Engineers seek to perfect and create the world’s best cars. For those working in racing, engineers optimise performance helping their teams to victory in this much-loved sport.
Do you dream of being the next Isambard Kingdom Brunel? What about creating the world’s tallest skyscraper? Civil engineering gives you the chance to leave your mark on the planet. You can build the bridges, roads and society of the future.
“Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink,” as the saying goes. According to WaterAid, 785 million people live without clean water – so what can we do about it? Progress is being made in large part thanks to Water Engineers. Engineers are reducing the cost of desalination, inventing new technologies to recycle and minimise wastewater, as well as systems for purification and distillation. Therefore, if helping the world is your dream, then this is the job for you.
NASA is considered the dream employer for engineering graduates. Nasa needs all sorts of Engineers them to explore space, but Aerospace Engineers have one of the best jobs. Aerospace Engineers create the spacecraft to get NASA to space, meaning you can make a rocket to the moon! Plus with a new wave, of private companies like Virgin Galactic and Elon Musk’s SpaceX, there are even more opportunities to explore the universe.
That’s our top 8 dream engineering jobs. What is your dream job? Let us know in the comments below. Do you have a friend who wants to be an engineer? Share the article with anyone you know interested in a career in engineering.