Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and
overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities,
such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams,
irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, water and sewage systems, and
waste disposal units.
Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial
photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan projects.
Plan and design transportation or hydraulic systems and
structures, following construction and government standards, using design
software and drawing tool
Inspect and analyze the proposed
Analyze the site location and the surrounding area. This
includes a search and investigation, verifying its feasibility for construction
Outlining the key variables and what needs to be changed
prior to the construction
Develop a detailed design layout, keeping the requirements of
the client in mind. The design and any subsequent reports need to be reviewed
and approved, and any potential risks and challenges of the project identified.
that all rules, regulations and guidelines are fulfilled. It’s paramount that
all safety measures are met whilst the project is being undertaken.
Keep an open dialogue with architects, consultants and
subcontractors. Should any issues arise, they have the responsibility of
Ensure the projects are within budget and to the agreed
timescale. The responsibility of scheduling the work, ensuring that sound
organizational skills are employed and that all the raw materials are present
also lies with a civil engineer.
- A Bachelor’s degree/ Higher Diploma in Building and
- Minimum of 1 -2 years’ experience in a similar capacity
- Knowledge in procurement processes
- Willingness to work long hours, under
time and budget pressure
- Excellent customer/client-facing and internal
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- An experience with cooperate firms will be an added advantage