Civil Engineer Job Description

Civil Engineer Job Description

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Civil engineer provides engineering Surveillance support to Project Design Team and provide construction support to site team during civil works, applying Company and industry standards and codes.

Civil Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in moderately-sized projects with moderate risk, complexity and financial impact
Controls overall project cost and scope, schedule, and quality of work
Ensures all standards and requirements are met in the area of health and safety by reviewing, communicating and managing project health and safety plans so that project personnel, client and subcontractors are aware of risks and hazards, and accidents are prevented
Typical duties shall include carrying out feasibility studies, option studies, infrastructure assessments, design calculations, earthworks modelling, drainage assessments, road design and assist with the general delivery of projects
You will also be expected to organise surveys, site investigations to communicate/liaise with a range of customers, third parties and authorities
Provide analysis of customer requirements and request for proposal
Participate to site surveys and analyze site constructability issues
Contribute to high level engineering solution by optimizing the civil portion
Provide detailed design (BoQ, drawings & documents) statement of work
Interface with suppliers for technical queries

Civil Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Civil Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, II, LEED, DAWIA, FE, PE, PL93-638, COR, HAZWOPER, III

Education for Civil Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the civil engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Electronics, Optics, Engineering Science, Engineering Technology, Supervision, Education

Skills for Civil Engineer

Desired skills for civil engineer include:

AutoCAD
Civil 3D
Latest technology and processes
Engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
Excel
Industry standard computer software for the position
GIS
Microstation
Company quality program
Construction and constructability practices and principles

Desired experience for civil engineer includes:

Experience with development of Life Cycle Inventories
Minimum of 3 years of job-related experience or equivalent
Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be US Citizen
2+ years of responsible civil design experience
Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Washington
Ability to demonstrate an established career in Water, Wastewater, Stormwater, Transportation or Land Development design

Civil Engineer Examples

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Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a civil engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for civil engineer
  • Receive, analyse and verify the consistency of the input data
  • Produces the deliverables for which they are responsible (assumption notes, technical specifications, calculation notes)
  • Coordinate the work of CAD Designer in conjunction with the Design Office Manager
  • Perform design activities for fastenings in concrete
  • Perform technical verifications of civil engineering documents for their building
  • Create and maintain and responsible for the Design Risk Register
  • Prepare and chair progress meetings within their scope of activity (internal or external)
  • Manage and monitor the modifications requested by the various engineering teams
  • Anticipate and raise alerts on open technical points
  • Make the necessary clarifications to the documents within project (s) scope
Qualifications for civil engineer
  • Experience working with civil engineering breadth including site design, structural design, utility, drainage
  • Experience working with military, aviation contract requirements
  • Experience working with construction design techniques
  • Experience with Life Cycle Analysis
  • Ability to manage projects on a local to national basis achieving quality outcomes, financial performance, and client satisfaction
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in any US state, or the equivalent
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Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of civil engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for civil engineer
  • In-charge of site supervision and quality control of GSM Green Field and Rooftop sites (i.e., excavation, erection of tower and shelter, structural test application and follow up)
  • Corresponding with the related parties and coordinating work in all relevant disciplines with other departments
  • Understand the detailed layout of the site and must be familiar with GSM networking and telecom equipment such as BTS, GSM antenna, MW antenna
  • Provide structural and civil advice as necessary
  • Follow up the site conditions after implementation, and provide the support and prepare the document which will be needed to execute the maintenance activities & modification requests for the sites
  • Communicate & coordinate with the owners and other parties to provide all the conditions which needed to facilitate the site installations
  • Support and supervise activities related to the network in all the civil field including other implementation project such as fibres installations, switch and data centres preparations
  • Ensuring your work complies with Design Risk Assessments, health and safety and environmental requirements
  • Provide support to the project manager and other members of the team
  • Implement and comply with Business Management and drawing office systems
Qualifications for civil engineer
  • 1 to 4 years of related site/civil land development or relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of local city, county and state land use processes and regulations
  • Ability to interact well with coworkers, clients, and regulatory agencies
  • Bachelor's degree in civil or structural engineering or related field preferred
  • Twelve or more years of civil, structural or reliability engineering experience
  • Not less than five years of experience designing or troubleshooting concrete construction or vertical structurers
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Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a civil engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for civil engineer
  • Carrying out water resource planning/drought planning and water balance studies
  • Working as part of a larger multi-disciplinary team and leading junior team members when necessary
  • Planning and design for infrastructure systems (roads, bridges, pipes, water, wastewater, drainage)
  • Prepare plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Organize, schedule, and plan tasks and investigations
  • Performing multiple project tasks, both in the office and out in the field
  • Performing tasks in support of a variety of projects, from regulatory compliance investigations to infrastructure assessments to design
  • Attending training sessions and department meetings
  • Participating in both long and short-term field assignments that require domestic and international travel
  • Assessment and design of rockfall hazards and mitigation measures
Qualifications for civil engineer
  • Preferably has worked in US and Kuwaiti Military camps in Kuwait
  • Working under management with not less than 5 years previous performance in similar work
  • Previous experience working with MEW, MPW and MEP and other Kuwaiti ministries
  • Fluent in English, Functional Arabic language is preferred but not required
  • PE in Missouri or Kansas
  • BSc (Civil Engineering) / BEng (Civil) with minimum 3+ years relevant post graduate experience in the oil and gas industry
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Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of civil engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for civil engineer
  • Maintaining the process control for the project
  • Communicate with client and/or Project Manager(s)
  • Under minimal direction, completes engineering assignments of advanced complexity
  • Assist Project Managers/Client Managers in preparation of various documents
  • Participate in marketing efforts and business development activities
  • Assist project managers and client managers in interaction with client to gather information and discuss project requirements
  • Assist project managers in development of documents, reports, calculations, spreadsheets and other related information in support of project deliverable development activities
  • Candidate may perform limited ACAD activities
  • Assist client managers and other regional and national marketing staff with client research and strategic planning activities
  • Preparing site plans for projects in the NJ and NYC market place
Qualifications for civil engineer
  • Ability to collaborate with multi discipline design and other consultants
  • Tertiary qualified and preferably chartered or in progress
  • Knowledge of digital design and documentation software
  • Coordinating forward planning
  • Working in compliance with essential regulatory and contractual health and safety obligations
  • Preparing a price tracker for major construction elements and update regularly
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Civil Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of civil engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for civil engineer
  • Conducting technical feasibility evaluations and provide infrastructure recommendations
  • Develop the project technical specifications, ensuring that the functional requirements are well understood and covered
  • Capable to estimate Capex and Opex value, class 5 and 4
  • Elaborate the documents, hence the scope, for the Request for Proposal of consultants and contractors
  • Guide with criteria the consultants in charge of the detailed design performing ‘value engineering’
  • Participate in a tender team, analysing and evaluating consultant’s and contractor’s proposals
  • Achieve design review (with the support of consultant if needed)
  • Collaborate with peers in the Global Technical Function to ensure the design, engineering and delivery of an integrated asset to the internal client
  • Able to act as a project manager of a team of 2 to 3 experts in the engineering phase of the project
  • Perform scheduling, budgeting and cost monitoring, enhancing the certainty trough the engineering process
Qualifications for civil engineer
  • Civil engineering experience in the water/wastewater industry
  • Supporting the Civil Engineering Team and supply chain’s journey to move to BIM/PLM delivery for all projects
  • Reviews of associated supply chain capability relating to civil engineering
  • The civil engineering elements of establishing new frameworks and best in class agreements with the supply chain
  • The development and improvement of civil engineering design processes and procedures to ensure design quality, consistency and repeatability
  • Shall be familiar with USAF programming rules and documentation

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