People in Revu: A Q&A Series
Jennifer Younes, VDC Engineer
Welcome to People in Revu! New for 2017, this Q&A series will show the world some of the amazing individuals who make the AEC industry the dynamic industry it is today – in your words, of course. If you or someone you know would like to participate in our People in Revu column, share your thoughts with us! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more. Let’s be better together!
1. How did you get into your current role?
I have a passion for driving efficiency while staying on the forefront of technology. There’s always a better and more efficient way to do something and I am committed to making workflows more efficient by utilizing tools available.
2. Do you have a mantra/saying/catch phrase at work?
“Team work makes the dream work.” We can’t build the awesome projects we do without working together as a team!
3. What is your favorite part of your job?
Interacting with so many different coworkers who work on various projects and departments. It makes my day being able to help someone learn a new software or improve a workflow and concurrently, I try to learn from them regarding their expertise and experience. It’s a two way street and we’ll only get better if we continuously learn from each other and work together.
4. How do you see your job changing in one year? Five years? Ten years?
In one year, I see an exponential growth in implementing more mobile tech solutions to use in the field. In 5 years, I’d like to see virtual reality become more prevalent during bidding and coordination. In 10 years, I’d hope to see VR/AR available to be used in the field.
5. What do you know now that you wish you knew on day one?
I wish I would’ve been able to recognize once in a lifetime opportunities when they were happening and capitalize on learning as much as possible from those experiences.
6. What advice do you have for someone who wants to be in your role?
Be a sponge. Take in as much knowledge as you can and try to experience as much as possible. Never stop learning. Don’t be afraid to get out of your comfort zone to learn something new. Be humble, accept and accurately reflect on what you know and don’t know, strive to learn, and put yourself in situations to constantly better yourself.
7. How has using Revu impacted your career?
Revu has positively impacted my career in numerous ways. We have been able to develop more efficient workflows for various uses due to Revu’s customizations and flexibility. Revu can do so much that it’s almost impossible not to use it for daily tasks. I tell everyone about how awesome Revu is and how it can make their life easier – regardless of the industry they work in!