BY Erick Jurado

summary about civil engineering

Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, , , pipelines, power plants, and water .

day-to-day responsibilities

One responsibility of the civil engineer is to analyze various factors concerning a construction job. The civil engineer will analyze the proposed site location as well as the entire construction job which is to be completed at such a site. They will analyze the process for completing the construction job every step of the way.

degree required

Most of these occupations require a four - year bachelor's degree.

possible risks and safety concerns associated with this career

Construction All Risks – Civil Engineering

This insurance provides contractors involved in hydro projects, motorways,railways and pipelines with annual cover or single risk project cover

companies were I could work

URS Corporation

Engineering and design company

URS Corporation is an engineering, design, and construction firm and a U.S. federal government contractor

Areas of Specialization

Civil engineers usually practice in a particular specialty, such as construction engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, land development, transportation engineering,hydraulic engineering, and environmental engineering

outlook and opportunities

Civil Engineers

Percent change in employment, projected 2012-22

Civil engineers 20%

Total, all occupations 11%

Engineers 9%

technologies and invention

information in that would benefit the class

The job of Civil Engineer may appeal to those who enjoy working outside, tackling practical, hands-on problems, and finding answers to those problems using a variety of sources