Oracle Academy Tech Chat podcast episode 17 provides insight into the construction engineering industry

February 20, 2024 | 1 minute read
Denise Hobbs
Senior Regional Director, Oracle Academy, North America
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In the new episode of the Oracle Academy Tech Chat podcast, Host Tyra Crockett Peirce, Senior Manager, Oracle Academy North America, speaks with Bill McMichael, Senior Director, Software Development, from the Oracle Infrastructure team.

To start, Bill provides an overview of construction engineering. He explains how construction engineering is a subset of civil engineering and what a construction engineer does. He also talks about the software tools that a construction engineer utilizes daily, including different software packages such as Oracle Primavera. Bill also spends time talking about why construction engineering students should know and build foundational knowledge of specific software used in the industry today.

Bill shares information about the different career paths available to construction engineering students, such as construction scheduler and estimator. He offers insight into the skills that students entering the workforce should have when they first begin careers in construction engineering. Finally, he offers words of advice to faculty teaching students in construction engineering as they prepare to enter the talent pipeline.

For more in-depth information on Oracle’s construction engineering portfolio, please visit the Oracle Construction Engineering page. For educators teaching higher education construction or civil engineering project management, Oracle Academy offers Oracle Primavera P6 Professional Project Management Fundamentals and Primavera software.

You can listen to this episode and other episodes of Oracle Academy Tech Chat on standard podcasting platforms.

If you are interested in sharing your Oracle Academy story on our podcast, or would like to suggest a topic, please reach out to oraclecademynorthamerica_us@oracle.com.

Denise Hobbs

Senior Regional Director, Oracle Academy, North America


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