May 5, 2017
On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017, Dennis Askins, Project Manager at NYC Department of Design and Construction, gave a motivating presentation at the Career Day Seminar at the College of Staten Island, in the Graduate Program in Earth and Environmental Sciences. About 40 students were in attendance. Dennis Askins is a Professional Geologist and conducts engineering and geological research for the Program Management Unit, where he reviews and compiles infrastructure data and documents for Design and Construction Divisions. Dennis Askins also assists the Bureau of Environmental and Geotechnical Unit, the Infrastructure Division Geotechnical Engineer, in geological, environmental, and geotechnical research; and the Public Buildings Division Sustainable Design Unit in siting Geothermal Heat Pump Systems throughout NYC. Dennis has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Brooklyn College. He is a licensed Professional Geologist in Tennessee.
“Building a better NYC requires engineers, architects and scientists in all fields. The NYC DDC Infrastructure Division takes care of the streets, roads, highways, bridges, and tunnels, while the Public Buildings Division manages the capital programs for client agencies like NYPD, FDNY, DOS, etc. and, facilitates construction and upgrades to Museums and Libraries of the City. Working for NYC DDC gives one a feeling of accomplishment in your career field, as a team member in building a better NYC, “said Mr. Askins.
The presentation at the Career Day Seminar included several interesting pieces, including: