There was no telling where you would end up, you might drive from Reno to Paradise Ca. one day and fly to Maine the next.
I learned a ton about sound-waves and how they can be used to measure depth in the field. I also learned about scour and erosion on bridges.
Most of my co-workers were excellent to work with and it was easy to develop a productive routine with them. The management was sometimes more demanding than I liked, but always fair.
The hardest but most enjoyable part of this job was the travel