Civil Engineering Technicians


Apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.
Also called: Civil Engineering Designer, Civil Engineering Technician, Engineer Technician, Engineering Technician

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • product and service development
  • building and construction
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
  • physics
    Business
  • administrative services
  • management
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • notice when problems happen
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Bentley Microstation
    Electronic mail software
  • IBM Notes
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Geographic information system GIS software

Education:

    certificate after high school
    some college
Advertisements

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Thank you for commenting. Please leave constructive comments, respect other people’s opinions, and stay on topic.