Civil Engineer Job Description

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Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer duties and responsibilities

  • Managing, designing, developing, creating and maintaining construction projects
  • Conducting on-site investigations and analyzing data
  • Assessing potential risks, materials and costs

Civil Engineer Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for an innovative Civil Engineer to design, develop and construct a huge range of projects of the physically and naturally built environment from conception through to completion. You will have a say in how the world looks like, work in a fast growing dynamic industry, contribute towards healthy economies and make a lasting positive impact to society.


  • Manage, design, develop, create and maintain small-scale through to large-scale construction projects in a safe, timely and sustainable manner
  • Conduct on site investigations and analyze data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other)
  • Carry out technical and feasibility studies and draw up blueprints that satisfy technical specifications
  • Assess potential risks, materials and costs
  • Provide advice and resolve creatively any emerging problems/deficiencies
  • Oversee and mentor staff and liaise with a variety of stakeholders
  • Handle over the resulting structures and services for use
  • Monitor progress and compile reports in project status
  • Manage budget and purchase equipment/materials
  • Comply with guidelines and regulations including permits, safety etc and deliver technical files and other technical documentation as required


  • Proven working experience in civil engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualizations software such as AutoCAD,Civil 3D or similar
  • Proficiency in site layout, grading, utility design, erosion control, regulatory approvals etc
  • Project management and supervision skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • License of professional engineer
  • BS/MA in Civil Engineering
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

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