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Civil Engineer

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Civil Engineer

A civil engineer ensures that construction jobs are completed in the safest, most efficient and most effective way possible.

  • They plan, design and oversee construction on every kind of project, from office buildings, airports and bridges to dams, pipelines and railroads.
  • Before a project begins, a civil engineer must analyze the plan, the job site and every step of the process to determine the best way to proceed.
  • They must utilize their extensive knowledge of pertinent laws and regulations to write detailed procedural reports.
  • As construction continues, they oversee and inspect the project to guarantee that all rules, regulations and recommendations are followed explicitly and consistently.

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Source: Building Advantage

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