I’ve been seeking new employment the past few weeks. ISP did not work out. They need someone with more experience who can work without an Engineer, and I need a place with more than just one guy (me), with engineering guidance and mentorship. I think professional development cannot happen on my own, without an Engineer present. The Engineer stamping ISP‘s work left for another company; ISP emailed him my drawings, and he emailed them back; but there was no two-way communication, nobody for me to ask questions. I didn’t meet their learning curve expectations. Yes, a new Engineer was hired, but a) he didn’t have experience in this type of work, and b) he had no authorization to stamp at ISP.
I’ve been seeking other Engineering Technologist / drafting / designing work. There are a few places hiring. I’ve had two offers. Unsure what I will do. Aizlynn believes I should branch out on my own and follow my dreams of simple living architecture (i.e. “tiny homes”, to use a blanket description). This is intriguing, but I still feel I need the mentoring and expertise of professionals.
Once a teacher, always a teacher. I continue to do sideline work in that. Not a lot of money in it though. More just a time-user while I seek other employment. However, all my students show greatness, so I will not give them up.
More as it comes.