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Job Requirements

Civil Engineering Technicians and Technologists provide technical support and services to scientists, engineers and other professionals.

They may work independently in fields such as structural engineering, municipal engineering, construction design and supervision, highways and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering and environmental protection.

Educational Requirements:
Completion of 2-3 year college program in civil engineering technology or a closely related discipline equivalent is required for technologists. Completion of a 1-2 year college program in civil engineering technology is usually required for technicians. Certification in civil engineering technology is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and may be required for some positions.

Applicable transferrable sectors/occupations:
Manufacturing, Communications, Processing, 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:

  • 22300 – Civil engineering technologists and technicians