Civil Engineering

The roads, dams, bridges, water treatment plants and all other public projects that affect society’s daily life, are developed by civil engineers. Civil engineers also perform the structural design and analysis of buildings, such as skyscrapers. Other areas of civil engineering include construction project management, construction automation, environmental engineering, traffic analysis, urban and environmental planning, and mechanics of materials.

Sample Occupations:

  • Construction Managers
  • Transportation and Highway System Managers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Solid Waste Managers
  • Air Quality Engineers
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Architectural Engineers
  • Water Resources Engineers
  • Hazardous Waste Mangers
  • Land and Water Conservation Managers
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Project Management

Skills Required:

  • Problem identification
  • Mathematics
  • Operations analysis
  • Computer skills
  • Information gathering
  • Communication skills
  • Able to provide consultation and advice

Professional Organizations:


  • Civil & Environmental Engineering


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