Local Lancaster engineer, Julian Pearson, has been awarded Technician Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the oldest professional engineering association in the world.
Julian currently works as an Engineering Technician for R.G. Parkins and Partners Ltd.
After deciding to pursue a career in Civil Engineering, Julian went on to specialise in Hydrology and Drainage Design.
Julian said: “After many years of working in the civil engineering industry, I am delighted to have been awarded Technician Membership of the ICE. I believe this achievement demonstrates the options available for people looking to pursue a career in the sector.”
Julian was presented his membership certificate by ICE President Lord Robert Mair at a special ceremony held at ICE’s headquarters in Westminster, London.
Meeting all the requirements to qualify as a Technician Member, Julian has achieved a professionally qualified grade of membership which is internationally recognised and highly valued. The ICE represents over 92,000 civil engineers and technicians across the world who design, build and maintain transport, water, energy, waste and flood infrastructure.
Emma Antrobus, ICE North West regional director, commented: “Achieving ICE Technician Membership is a significant personal and career achievement and I congratulate Julian on his success. Julian joins the ICE at a significant time – our bicentenary year. We are proud to celebrate our members and how their work in civil engineering transforms people’s lives for the better and safeguards the future for their families.”