• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

science in a work place

Extracts from this document...


I am doing a piece of course work for my science Gcse which is about science in the work place. The aim of this piece of course work is to gather information from a local, national and international company website about the types of science jobs that are available. This will help me to understand how science is used in the work place, and provide evidence for my portfolio of work. The first one I will be doing is my local company or organisation I have chosen to research. I am researching on surrey police as my local company to find out how science is involved in their job. Surrey Police is the home office police force of the county of Surrey in the south of England The surrey police Regulate and control the affairs of a community, especially with respect to maintenance of order, law, health, morals, safety, and other matters affecting the public welfare. Their head office is at Guildford, P.O. box 412, surrey, Gu3 1BR, Mount Browne. The Surrey Police employee numbers for the current year is 1,921 police officers, 185 community support officers, 1,665 staff and 350 special constables which makes all together 4121 employees in the surrey police. ...read more.


combination; or to construct or operate the same with full cognizance of their design; or to forecast their behaviour under specific operating conditions; all as respects an intended function, economics of operation and safety to life and property." One who practices engineering is called an engineer, and those licensed to do so have formal designations such as Professional Engineer, Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer. The broad discipline of engineering encompasses a range of specialised sub disciplines that focus on the issues associated with developing a specific kind of product, or using a specific type of technology. The kind of jobs atkins does are jobs like Assistant Group Engineer - This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding 100 person strong Transportation Engineering (TE) business delivering professional services to a wide range of clients in the North of England, Scotland, and Ireland. The TE business delivers a �6m turnover p.a. and is part of a 500 strong business in Warrington and 150 in Manchester city centre. Our Highways and Transportation business continues to win and retain prestigious contracts with clients valuing our multi-disciplinary, client-focused teams and excellent performance. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated professional to join the Transport Solutions team in Warrington . ...read more.


Duties and Responsibilities Mechanical Engineers will be responsible for the following: * Project definition * Preparation of conceptual and scheme designs * Preparation of technical specifications * Liaison with senior managers to ensure technical deliverables are delivered on time and to client requirements * Production and checking of the detailed design deliverables and engineering drawings. The nature of the role will also require occasional work at client sites. Requirements * Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline * Chartered MIMechE for more senior positions, or working towards Chartership * Recognised training of software packages i.e. AutoCAD, FE analysis software an advantage together with familiarity with the Microsoft suite of products. * Project engineering experience including design, project management and some site supervision an advantage * You will be driven to meet targets, and have a high level of commercial awareness * Knowledge of remote handling systems preferable but not essential * Knowledge of mechanical building services including pressure vessels an advantage Essential * Due to the nature of work undertaken at our clients' site offices, candidates will need to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance and should therefore be willing to undergo a security vetting process * Candidates will also be required to successfully pass a site medical examination for reasons of health and safety e.t.c. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Living Things in their Environment section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Living Things in their Environment essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Research question - Is using dogs for work ethical?

    5 star(s)

    Unfortunately the medicines can poison or even kill an animal, but we will not be able to find cures for diseases without experimenting on a living specie and because the APA (American Psychological Association) had banned experiments on humans that are considered 'unethical' (after the Little Albert investigation lead by J.B.

  2. Marked by a teacher

    biology instinctive behaviour

    3 star(s)

    Entertainment . . . Lots of people grew up taking family trips to the circus, zoo, Marine Park or rodeo. Seeing animals held captive for human amusement was part of life. It was never questioned. While it is assumed that all humans, unless they have committed crime, deserve freedom, we

  1. Sand Dune Ecology and Conservation Course Work

    Also it never gets so warm that water is scarce. 10 food chains The relations created by feeding habits of organisms are crucial for an ecosystem to survive. If one link in the chain of feeding relationships is disrupted it will effect the whole ecosystem.

  2. Animal behaviour and research into attitudes on animal testing.

    Since they are the same, there isn't much I can talk about, I can only make predictions. I think that asking more people would lower the percentage of people who thought that pets have the most important role in today's society, benefiting humans.

  1. Dog Behaviour

    Dogs like to be called good or something like that, so as they have gotten conditioned to do this particular thing they will automatically listen to you. This is some ways of how people train their dogs this shows how people condition their dogs.

  2. Should cannabis be legalised in the UK?

    the beginning of the nineteenth century, although there are a number of earlier references in herbals, particularly Culpeper's of 1652. The therapeutic use of cannabis was introduced into Western medicine in 1839 through a forty-page article by W B. O'Shaughnessy, a thirty-year-old physician serving in Bengal.

  1. Diet and the Atkins Nutritional Approach.

    This process (called lipolysis) begins when the body enters the state of ketosis as a consequence of running out of excess carbohydrates to burn. Dr. Atkins in his book New Diet Revolution claimed that the low-carb diet produces a "metabolic advantage" where the body burns more calories, overall, than on normal diets, and also expels some unused calories.

  2. Conservation Programmes

    in ivory and whaling 3. Breeding programmes by zoos and botanic gardens (including sperm banks and seed stores) 4. Reintroduction programmes e.g. red kite in mid Wales 5. Pollution Control Habitat Protection 1. Nature Reserves A Nature reserve is a tract of land managed so as to preserve its flora, fauna and physical features.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work