Civil Engineers plan, operate and maintain roads, bridges, dams, water supply schemes, sewerage systems, transportations systems, harbours, canals, dockyards, airports, railways, factories and large buildings. The job duties of a civil engineer include investigate sites to determine the most suitable foundation for a proposed construction; prepare engineering calculations required for the design of projects; or produce detailed designs and documentation for the construction and implementation of civil engineering projects.
Civil Engineer may specialise in construction management, environmental, geotechnical, structural, transportation, or water resources.
To become a civil engineer you usually have to complete a degree in engineering at university with a major in civil engineering. Alternatively, you can complete a relevant degree, followed by a postgraduate qualification in chemical engineering. Experience is usually required for registration or licensing.