Civil Engineers design and oversee construction on projects such as bridges, dams, tunnels, airports, highways, water supply routes, sewage systems, and other large structures. A Civil Engineer’s work will typically begin with reviewing drawings and specifications for a proposed project. Afterwards, they provide a projected timeline as well as cost estimates for labor, equipment and materials.
Once a project is approved, Civil Engineers are responsible for submitting local, state and federal permit applications in order to verify that the project complies with regulations. Once work begins on a project, a Civil Engineer oversees construction and provides onsite supervision.
Civil Engineer responsibilities may include:
Civil Engineers are vital in designing safe and effective infrastructure that thousands will count on every single day. In order to provide the best designs possible, a skilled Civil Engineer will:
In order to be eligible for entry level jobs, a Civil Engineer must complete a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Additionally, a Professional Engineering license is required, which requires you to pass two exams as well as complete four years of practical application as a junior engineer.
For those who wish to perform in a teaching capacity, most universities will require a Doctorate in Engineering.START INTERVIEW NOW START INTERVIEW NOW
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