- Typically has PE license. They make $75k or $40 and hour. Firms charge $200 per hour - so hiring a firm pays for a lot of overhead and down time. 
- SE degree also required. Typically 4 years of work in structural engineering? 
- 5 steps - Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, Master's Degree, 4 years practice, PE exam, SE exam. . However, don't even need PE, can work under an SE .
- Anyone with engineering degrees or related can take FE 
- Practice for PE exam - hack is to work in a company that has a PE working in it, for 4 years. . Also, civil PE exam appears the most broad (easiest for a generalist)