Introducing Lucy Nguyen
Meet Lucy Nguyen, a Structural Engineer with a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, who joined BG&E Resources as a Graduate Structural Engineer in July 2021.
She says, “To date, my journey at BG&E Resources has been immensely rewarding as I have had the opportunity to work on diverse projects, collaborate with experienced engineers, and contribute to the success of the company.
“The warm and supportive environment, along with the countless opportunities for learning and guidance from mentors, has played an instrumental role in not only fostering my professional growth as a structural engineer but also in shaping me as an individual. I am sincerely grateful for the invaluable experiences I have gained at BG&E Resources, and I am genuinely excited to continue my journey with this remarkable company, contributing my skills and passion to its ongoing success.”
A highlight of Lucy’s employment has been a site visit to Cape Lambert for inspection.
She says, “This experience provided me with a unique opportunity to witness the practical application of structural engineering principles in a real-world setting. Being on-site allowed me to observe the operation process, assess the structural integrity of the structures, and gain valuable insights into the complexities and considerations involved in large-scale infrastructure projects.
“The Cape Lambert visit not only enhanced my technical knowledge but also broadened my understanding of the interplay between design, construction, and project management. This hands-on experience was a memorable and pivotal moment in my journey, underscoring BG&E Resources’ commitment to providing immersive learning opportunities and shaping my growth as a graduate structural engineer.”
As a Structural Engineer at BG&E Resources, Lucy is in the early stages of her career, forging a path in structural engineering.
She says, “BG&E Resources has been a catalyst for my professional development, empowering me in numerous ways. The company has fostered an environment that values personal growth and continuous improvement. Through mentorship from experienced professionals, and exposure to a wide range of challenging projects, I have gained invaluable opportunities to learn and refine my skills.
“The supportive culture and collaborative environment have not only boosted my technical expertise but also nurtured my communication and problem-solving abilities.
I am immensely grateful for the guidance and trust given to me by senior leaders in the company, which have bolstered my confidence and propelled my career forward. With BG&E Resources’ unwavering support, I am excited to continue my professional journey, taking on new challenges and making meaningful contributions to the field of structural engineering.”
In reflecting on her experiences with BG&E Resources, Lucy has the following advice for other graduates or undergraduates looking to enter the professional world:
“1. Embrace a growth mindset: Be open to learning from failures and setbacks. Embrace challenges as opportunities for growth and improvement. Develop a mindset that values continuous learning, adaptability, and resilience in the face of obstacles.
2. Don’t wait for opportunities to come to you: Take the initiative to seek out new challenges, projects, and responsibilities. Demonstrate your enthusiasm, initiative, and willingness to go the extra mile.
3. Continuously learn and stay relevant: Stay curious and invest in your professional development by seeking out learning opportunities, whether through workshops, online courses, or industry certifications. Keeping up with the latest trends, technologies, and advancements in your field will give you a competitive edge.”
Pictured: Cape Lambert Site Visit
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