CAREER

Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$54,080

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+2.5% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Associate's degree

Career

What Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians Do

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.

Other Job Titles Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians May Have

Civil Designer, Civil Engineering Assistant, Civil Engineering Technician, Design Technician, Engineer Technician, Engineering Assistant, Engineering Technician, Transportation Engineering Technician

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Calculate dimensions, square footage, profile and component specifications, and material quantities using calculator or computer.
  • Read and review project blueprints and structural specifications to determine dimensions of structure or system and material requirements.
  • Draft detailed dimensional drawings and design layouts for projects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Confer with supervisor to determine project details such as plan preparation, acceptance testing, and evaluation of field conditions.
  • Analyze proposed site factors and design maps, graphs, tracings, and diagrams to illustrate findings.

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