Civil Engineering

Job Description

The role of Civil Engineering is  to plan, design, develop and manage/organize projects for building or repairing buildings, earth structures, powerhouses, roads, airports, rapid transit facilities, bridges, tunnels, canals, dams, ports transportation services and the list continues. Civil Engineers may also have the role to do structural inspections, surveying and municipal planning. Civil engineers are employed by engineering consulting companies, in all levels of government, by construction firms and in many other industries, or they may be self-employed.


Salary of a Civil Engineer and other related jobs in the field of Engineering

Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or in a related engineering discipline is required.
  • A master’s degree or doctorate in a related engineering discipline may be required.
  • Licensing by a provincial or territorial association of professional engineers is required to approve engineering drawings and reports and to practice as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.).
  • Engineers that are able for registration following graduation from an accredited educational program, and after three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering and passing a professional practice examination.

The Demand


In the next 5 years, Civil Engineers will be in high demand. There will always be a demand for Civil Engineering due to the increase of population, every roadway, bridge, building, and traffic signal will need to be repaired or replaced at some point in the future.

 For more information on the demand of civil engineering click HERE!

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