Civil Engineering (IRE)

Civil Engineering is one of the oldest and most widely recognized engineering disciplines. Civil engineers plan, construct, and maintain infrastructures. Some of these structures include roads, tunnels, airports, railroads, buildings, bridges, and dams. Civil engineers are team players that work with many other professionals such as other engineers, technicians, public officials, social scientists, geologists, biologists, and chemists.

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Related Major Skills

Analyze data
Apply concepts
Apply knowledge creatively
Applying logic to problems
Assess risks
Attention to details
Computer literacy
Define problems
Evaluate data and results
Gather information
Inform and explain
Organize and report data
Perceiving patterns/structures
Precision and accuracy
Report results - written/verbal
Summarize research findings
Technical writing
Use laboratory equipment
Utilizing formulas

Sample Work Settings

Architectural Firms
Department of Energy
Department of Transportation
Energy & Fuels
Engineering Consulting Firms
Environmental Protection Agency
Marine Industry
Petroleum & Gas Companies
Town, City, County, State & Federal Government Engineering Department
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Navy Civil Engineering Corps

 Last Modified 7/11/18