Holly Graham, EngTech MICE

I work for TransportNI as a Professional Technical Officer and I've been here over five years now.

Holly Graham
Holly Graham

We're responsible for about 25,000km (15,500 miles) of public roads together with about 9,500km (6,000 miles) of footways, plus bridges, street lights and public car parks.

While working I also volunteered as a STEMNET ambassador to inspire young people about science, technology, engineering and maths. This is something I feel is important and would like to continue to do.

In 2012, having completed a BTEC qualification and work experience, I became a technician member. I joined ICE because I wanted my experience to be recognised by an internationally respected engineering body.

I think I’ve definitely received more recognition for qualifying as a technician member and I feel very proud for achieving this. It should stand in my favour for future promotions and open up doors for me within the industry.

I would say to any aspiring technicians: get the most out of your job, listen to your colleagues and learn from them. And, most of all, get your head down and work hard – it'll pay off.

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