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Copy of Civil engineering

Information about Civil engineering

Robert McGormley

on 15 January 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Civil engineering

Information about the career Civil Engineering What type of work do people in this career perform? Civil engineers supervise the design and construction of roads, bridges, pipes, airports, etc. Where do people in this career work? Civil engineers move to different places to work on different projects across the globe. What is the current salary range of this occupation? $81,000 is the expected average civil engineer salary for 2013. What are the working conditions? Inside/Outside? Office/Plant/Lab? Civil engineers work inside offices and outside so they can look over construction sites. What are the major job responsibilities? Analyze the project and site.
Follow laws and regulations
Use equations and applications
Supervise the construction. Is there a demand for this job in the future? There will always be a demand for civil engineering in the future because roads, bridges, and other structures will need to be built and fixed. Civil engineers are relied upon to keep structures safe. What kind of education is needed for this type of work? Civil engineers must be college graduates with a degree in engineering. What high school courses are recommended if you were to pursue this career? If you are thing of pursuing this career you would want to take large amounts of science and math in high school. Interesting facts about civil engineering. Civil engineers were involved in the design of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Sears Tower, and Hoover Dam. Civil engineers design things like earthquake resistant buildings. Civil engineers design 8-lane highways. Civil engineers design landfills, too. Civil engineering invention Civil engineers were involved in the inventing of earthquake resistant buildings. Best part of a job in this field The best part of a job in this field would be watching the construction of the projects I designed. Worst part of a job in this field The worst part of a job in this field would be having to sit through meetings. The impact engineers will have on my future is... Engineers will have a big impact on my future by designing safer structures like highways, buildings, dams, and airports. Would I be interested in pursuing a career in engineering? I don't know if I would be interested in pursuing a career in engineering yet. I would have to look into it a little more.
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