What do civil engineers do at their jobs?
I want to be a civil engineer. I know that civil engineer's create things to make things better like the Falkirk Wheel in Scotland. But I want to know what civil engineers do at their jobs. Do they go sit in a cubical from 9-5 Monday through Friday?
Asked By: duncachinno - 1/25/2008
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There are a lot of specialties in civil engineering. Some of the include soils engineering, petrochemical engineering, and my dad's specialty, structural engineering. Structural engineers are the ones who actually design the insides of buildings so that they can be built. An architect decides what the outside and... More
Answered By: Bronwen - 1/25/2008
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i think they babysit arquitects, mosr arquitects can do anything more than draw a pretty picture, they are the most useless life forms on earht. its your job to keep their stupid buildings from falling down
Answered By: jgvfkjckgc h - 1/25/2008
Normally they know to read and to applicate in practice what is on schematics done by architects.
Answered By: future_evolium - 1/25/2008
civils do many things....we can work a wide field of jobs. I choose sit in a cubicle after french frying and then freezing for years in the field....its nice to be inside...when I get tired of being inside....I can pick where I want to go..not go to where the job is...
Answered By: oneman c - 1/25/2008
Hai brother,, u mean to say, what are the daily tasks of civil engineer
Answered By: subbu - 1/26/2008
Civil engineering is abroad field... More
Answered By: rutgersgroup - 1/26/2008
I am a processor for a civil engineering firm. "Civil" Engineers work in land development creating plans that will dictate the location of the sewer & water hook-ups, the streets, dry utilities, & buildings. Scheduling and researching the zoning regulations for projects is also apart of the job in order to make sure... More
Answered By: mstblou - 1/27/2008
Boy, all of those answers sound boring. I am a civil engineer who worked in land development and construction for a major oil company. I also have worked in geosciences for a consulting firm. I am now working in water resources. The jobs are endless and they do not just include working with architects. CE's work... More
Answered By: Nan - 1/27/2008
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