World Superbike Racer
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: La Crosse, Wi
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Q. What is your current age?
Q. Male or Female?
Q. How long have you been an engineer?
A. 1 year
Q. Would you consider yourself lower class, lower-middle class, middle class, middle-upper class, or upper class?
A. Middle class
Q. What is your ethnicity/background? (ex. Dutch, German, Italian, ect…)
Q. What are your religious views? (ex. Catholic, ect..)
Q. Republican or Democrat?
Q. What is your discipline? (ex. Electrical, mechanical, ect…)
Q. Why did you want to become an engineer?
A. Love of machines and puzzles
Q. Where would you rank yourself in your company in terms of importance?
A. Up there (was first of new wave of engineers to join company)
Q. If you work with other disciplines, is there an opinion/inside joke that one discipline is better than the others?
A. Nope, we keep the jokes strictly personal
Q. What schools did you attend? (college’s for degree)
A. Montana State University - Bozeman
Q. Who influenced you to become an engineer?
A. Myself, I wrote in my 8th grade autobiography I would become a M.E., I even knew which school I wanted to go to then. And no, my parents didn't have any influence over my decision making, it was all me.
Q. What got you started?
A. RC cars and dirtbikes
Q. What keeps you doing what your currently doing? (engineering related)
A. Paychecks keep coming, keeps my brain busy, it's actually pretty fun.
Q. What is your family like if you have one? (Husband/Wife, kids)
A. Girlfriend of 3 years, no kids.
Q. What tools do you use during a typical work day?
A. SolidWorks, calculator, screwdriver, level, tape measure, pad of paper, pencils
Q. What do you enjoy the most/least about engineering?
A. New projects/Old projects
Q. What is your overall career objective?
A. To support myself/family, make an impact on my company.
Q. Do you see yourself working in engineering ten years from now, if not, what will you be doing?
A. YES, I couldn't do anything else, I'd get too bored... Unless it was pro racing of some sort.
Q. What is your greatest engineering achievement?
A. Completing my first big project on the job
Q. Would you consider getting your engineering degree harder than actually being an engineer?
A. Yes x 1,000,000
Q. Describe your typical work day.
A. CAD model manipulation, machine testing, aftermarket component selection, product designing. Oh and checking up on 600rr.net of course!