civil engineer


Civil engineers design, plan, and develop technical and engineering specifications for infrastructure and construction projects. They apply engineering knowledge in a vast array of projects, from the construction of infrastructure for transportation, housing projects, and luxury buildings, to the construction of natural sites. They design plans that seek to optimise materials and integrate specifications and resource allocation within the time constraints.

Alternative label

  • director of infrastructure projects

  • civil engineering consultant

  • civil engineering expert

  • infrastructure project manager

  • investments civil enginee

  • civil engineers

  • quality assurance civil engineer

  • civil engineering specialist

  • harbour civil engineer

  • civil engineering adviser

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