KEY SKILLS FOR ASPIRING ENGINEERS FOR JOB
Your technical knowledge & CGPA provide you eligibility for any job. But getting, retaining & get a promotion in the job requires more qualities, which are beyond your technical expertise.
I have tried to mention some of them. So go through them and must achieve them for your bright future.
1. GOOD COMMUNICATION SKILL:-
It interprets you & your knowledge in front of others. It also creates bonding among your senior, colleagues & juniors and also with your clients. Communication Skill concern with knowledge of English, Hindi & Regional Language as per your place of posting.
2. MANAGERIAL SKILLS:-
It has no connection with an MBA degree. Every Engineer has been provided with a bunch of workers under his power to do routine work. Manage your staff comes under Managerial Skill. You & your Staff must act as a Team. Good teamwork gives better & faster results.
3. HAVING COMMON SENSE /JUGAAD TECHNOLOGY:-
It is the most important skill for every engineer. Everywhere standard equipment is not available for work. Then you have to innovate “Juggaad Technology” with your Common Sense. Unofficially “Juggaad Technology” is used everywhere in the industry.
4. CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT:-
Master in use of Google for new learning about your field. Continuous Technical learning is also required. You can join various courses via online, correspondence courses or attend seminars at NPTIs, FCRI, CITDs, NDT Centres, etc. You can also learn various courses from NPTEL (Initiative of Govt. of India).
5. TECHNICAL SUITABILITY:-
Work in technical fields requires basic knowledge of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Computer science, etc. So the first year of the engineering course is the same for Every Engineering student. Here you have to read all branches basics. So, be ready to learn the basics of other branches, which come during your work.
India is a widely diversified country. An Engineer has the ability to adjust to every region, food culture, and different climates. So, he can perform his duty in every condition. Adaptability capacity provides wide areas for the job.
7. LEADERSHIP SKILLS:-
Many times you have to work for various groups under your organization or beyond your organization. If you have leadership qualities, you can better coordinate with others & perform better. It will help you to get faster promotion.
8. PROFESSIONAL ETHICS:-
It is a concern with your attitude with your staff, society & environment & dedication about your work. Your long-term vision will be beneficial for work & the company also. Better ethics will enhance your professional character.
9. GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF MS OFFICE:-
Office software such as Word, Xcel, Powerpoint, various types of graphs, etc. is essential for daily work & various presentations. Every work has been presented by these tools. In absence of good knowledge of these, you can’t make a letter or report for official communication.
10. KNOWLEDGE OF AUTOCAD:-
For Engineers, Auto-CAD, STAAD, SCADA are basic design utilities. They will help Mechanical, Civil & Electrical Engineers better. Knowledge of C++, HTML, Java, PHP, CSS are also advisable for your better demand in the industry.
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