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Civil Engineers

Civil engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of civil and mining engineering structures.

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About this Career

£42,616

Average salary

New workers start around £27,261.19. Normal pay is £42,616 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £64,060.79.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Organises and establishes control systems to monitor operational efficiency and performance of materials and systems.
  • Organises and plans projects, arranges work schedules, carries out inspection work and plans maintenance control.
  • Designs structures such as roads, dams, bridges, railways, hydraulic systems, sewerage systems, industrial and other buildings and plans the layout of tunnels, wells and construction shafts.
  • Designs foundations and earthworks.
  • Determines and specifies construction methods, materials, quality and safety standards and ensures that equipment operation and maintenance comply with design specifications.
  • Undertakes research and advises on soil mechanics, concrete technology, hydraulics, water and waste water treatment processes and other civil engineering matters.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Reading Comprehension
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Speaking
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Critical Thinking
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Writing
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Active Learning
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Active Listening
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Monitoring
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Mathematics
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Learning Strategies
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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