Consulting Civil Engineer

Civil engineers are involved with the design, development and construction of a huge range of projects in the built and natural environment. Their role is central to ensuring the safe, timely and well-resourced completion of projects in many areas, including highway construction, waste management, coastal development and geotechnical engineering.

Typical work activities include:

  • Undertake technical and feasibility studies and site investigations.
  • Think both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems. Supervise tendering procedures and put together proposals.
  • Manage, supervise and visit contractors on site and advise on civil engineering issues.
  • Liaise with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients.
  • Manage budgets and other project resources and ensure that a project runs smoothly and that the structure is completed on time and within budget.

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