One of the most significant areas in technological innovation is happening in the way that we take care of the environment. The environment is a global concern, which is why we have government summits on taking care of climate change, and we are moving toward a world full of smart cities. Urban environments are changing, and we are continually moving toward a world that is adapting to fit a growing population. This has triggered a change from roads being full of gas-guzzling cars to electric or hybrid vehicles, more cyclists and a big push for tram systems in place of those earlier mentioned cars.
Field Engineers may find a move toward a smarter city, with the growth of the use of the Internet of Things and 5G, to mean less work. However, there will be a need for power stations and masts to power smart cities, and the job will change to fit the smaller space that these things will need to take up. It’s a challenge, and it’s one that is firmly the future of field engineering.
Most people who get into Telecom Field Engineering know that change is exciting; there is more to learn and more ways to grow, and engineers by nature are hungry for new problems to discover and overcome. If you want to be a part of an industry that engenders innovation, then field engineering will be for you. Technological innovation is happening right now, and some of the biggest things happening in technology will affect the way that field engineers approach their work. The real question is what is affecting the industry right now?