Civil Engineering

Alex Rodriguez

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Daily Duties

Analyze survey reports, maps, and other data to plan projects.

Consider construction costs, government regulations, potential environmental hazards, and other factors in planning stages.

Test soils to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations.

Test building materials, such as concrete, asphalt, or steel, for use in particular projects.

Provide cost estimates for materials, equipment, or labour to determine a project’s .economic feasibility.

Oversee, or participate in, surveying to establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.

Present their findings to the public on topics such as bid proposals, environmental impact statements, or property descriptions.