CIVIL ENGINEERING

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