• Question: What is The worst problem you’ve ever faced in your job?

    Asked by anon-74599 to Tom, Rohin on 23 May 2020.
    • Photo: Tom Stewart-Brackenridge

      Tom Stewart-Brackenridge answered on 23 May 2020:


      Sometimes the worst problem I have faced in my job is not knowing the solution or the answer. Not all engineers know every aspect of their jobs. I have encountered problems where I have been unsure of what to do and how to help. Fortunately, I have a great team of work colleagues who have helped me and we have worked on a problem together to create a solution.

    • Photo: Rohin Titmarsh

      Rohin Titmarsh answered on 4 Jun 2020:


      The worst problems I’ve had are usually not to do with engineering, but more to do with administration and the way organisations run. Things like that can be very frustrating and demoralising, and sometimes means it’s time to move on to somewhere else.

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