Plans, designs, organises and oversees the construction and operation of civil engineering projects such as structural, transportation or hydraulic engineering systems.
Skill Level: The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.
designs civil engineering projects such as hydraulic systems, roads, aerodromes, water supply systems, bridges and buildings
studies, evaluates and reports on the environmental implications of projects
determines construction methods, materials and quality standards
drafts and interprets specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
organises and directs site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment
administers contracts and verifies and certifies satisfactory completion
establishes detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
sets up work control systems to ensure that standards of performance, quality, cost and safety are met
consults with other engineers, architects, landscape architects and environmental scientists
researches, investigates and evaluates materials, processes or systems related to civil engineering works
supervises the testing and commissioning of completed works