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Job Requirements

Civil Engineers plan, design, develop and manage projects for the construction or repair of buildings, earth structures, powerhouses, roads, airports, railways, rapid transit facilities, bridges, tunnels, canals, dams, ports and coastal installations and systems related to highway and transportation services, water distribution and sanitation.

They may also specialize in foundation analysis, building and structural inspection, surveying, geomatics, and municipal planning.

Educational Requirements:
Degree in civil engineering (i.e., Bachelor’s Master’s or Doctorate); licensing by provincial/territorial association of professional engineers.

Applicable transferrable sectors/occupations:
Construction, Transportation

National Occupational Standard

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

Related NOC code:

  • 21300 – Civil engineers