Aspect One - Design and Action
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Civil Engineer – Roles and Responsibilities

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Thomas Stinelli's comment, February 20, 2014 4:53 PM
Set timeline and schedule for project.
Thomas Stinelli's comment, February 20, 2014 4:59 PM
Creative thinking and visionary thoughts are needed for optimal success.
Thomas Stinelli's comment, February 23, 2014 4:39 PM
"A civil engineer must start from analyzing various areas and factors that are related to designing and construction<br>Find, investigate and examine the location of the site and verify whether it is appropriate for construction purposes<br>It’s the job of a civil engineer to work according to a plan with regards to what are the key essentials and what needs to be modified before the construction starts<br>Review and approve project reports and designs<br>A civil engineer should develop detailed design layout that covers the requirement of the client.<br>Assess both challenges and potential risks of the planned project<br>Undertake initiatives for risk management and take appropriate steps for it<br>A civil engineer’s job also includes putting across construction proposal and site to the specified officials and supervising the tendering process.<br>Ensure that the said rules, regulations and guidelines are followed without any exception<br>While the project is undergoing, a civil engineer is also responsible for safety measures on site<br>Analyze and examine different strategies, equations and applications to ensure appropriate procedure application<br>The civil engineer must also check if all tools and techniques like procedures of chemical testing, land surveying, drafting software and electrical test devices are working properly.<br>Monitor the operations and working of staff on the site<br>Interact and communicate effectively with other subcontractors, architects and consultants<br>The civil engineer must think creatively and logically to resolve various issues in the development process<br>Set a perfect schedule for purchase of equipments and raw materials<br>Last but not the least, the civil engineer must ensure that the project is completed on time within the planned budget."
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Civil Engineers : Occupational Outlook Handbook : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Civil Engineers : Occupational Outlook Handbook : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | Aspect One - Design and Action | Scoop.it
Civil engineers design, construct, supervise, operate, and maintain large construction projects and systems, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewage treatment.
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Thomas Stinelli's comment, February 20, 2014 4:00 PM
They have to test soil before projects.
Thomas Stinelli's comment, February 20, 2014 4:49 PM
They manage projects and correct projects that have gone wrong
Thomas Stinelli's comment, February 23, 2014 4:40 PM
"Analyze survey reports, maps, and other data to plan projects<br>Consider construction costs, government regulations, potential environmental hazards, and other factors in planning stages and risk analysis<br>Compile and submit permit applications to local, state, and federal agencies verifying that projects comply with various regulations<br>Perform or oversee soil testing to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations<br>Test building materials, such as concrete, asphalt, or steel, for use in particular projects<br>Provide cost estimates for materials, equipment, or labor to determine a project’s economic feasibility<br>Use design software to plan and design transportation systems, hydraulic systems, and structures in line with industry and government standards<br>Perform or oversee, surveying operations to establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction<br>Present their findings to the public on topics such as bid proposals, environmental impact statements, or property descriptions<br>Manage the repair, maintenance, and replacement of public and private infrastructure"