The Infrastructure Job Boom That Could Save Us All!
Well looky here: Some people are hiring, after all. Our good friends at Infrastructist, the new blog that will make infrastructure news sexy, has a new story up that's one part service and one part news. The hook is that in the coming decades, infrastructure will be getting trillions of public and private investment dollars, and it stands to reason that's going to mean lots of companies will need to start staffing up.Here's a sampling of the best(-paid) gigs out there:Urban Designer - $35,000 to $150,000+What they do: Design complex public spaces. The job is a hybrid discipline of architecture and urban planning, with the aim of creating balanced and livable cities, towns, and neighborhoods. Nuclear engineer - $60,000 to $100,000+What they do: Nuclear engineers do a wide range of things, but these days much of the field is focused on the design, maintenance and operation of civilian nuclear power plants. Process Piping Designer – $60,000 to $80,000 What they do: Design the complex plumbing systems that lie at the heart of a petrochemical plant.This is hardly babysitting money. And don't despair: Not all the jobs listed require you to be a genius engineer with a three-page résumé. Read the whole story to find out how to actually get these plum new gigs.