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Sharon Lappin - Intermediate Highway Designer

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Job Info

Missouri Department of Transportation

Position Type:

Job skills:
Complex problem solving
Knowledge of physics principles
Modeling or simulation

Sharon Lappin's Job:
Sharon designs and checks schematics of highways,  bridges,  retaining walls,  and box culverts.  Sharon says the best part of her job is getting to design highways that will be used by millions of people

Career Facts

Employer Type:
Government Agency/Laboratory

Current Location:
Jefferson City, MO

Physics Degree:

Educational Information

BS - Physics,  William Jewell College
BS - Civil Engineering,  University of Missouri at Columbia

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Sharon Lappin


Sharon got her BS in Physics from William Jewel College,  and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri at Columbia.  She now works for the Missouri Department of Transportation designing highways,  bridges,  retaining walls and box culverts--all of which will be used by millions of people every day.