Would you like to work on challenging projects that will benefit the greater good? Becoming a Civil Engineer may interest you:
Here are some great lessons from the video:
- Civil engineers design roads bridges tunnels damns airports .
- The job combines knowledge from material science, engineering, economics, physicls, geology hydraulics, and there are numerous specialties:
- Surveying and mapping engineers identify the best sites for construction.
- Hydraulic and irrigation engineers build on damns, flood control, wells,m and reservoirs.
- Environmental engineers deal with wastewater products, garbage disposal, and recycling plants.
- Traffic engineers develop people moving systems such as subways, commuter railroads or new and improved highways.
- The minimum requirement is a bachelors degree (a 5 year program as most universities), but there are also co-op, junior college, and night school options.
Becoming a civil engineer requires a lot of work, but you’ll spend your career developing big projects that improve your peers’ quality of life. To learn more, visit the Civil Engineer Job Description section of our site.