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Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

Building and civil engineering technicians perform a variety of technical support functions to assist civil and building engineers.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 14,659
£ 28,159
£ 45,722

Available jobs

In the past year there were 19,852 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Inspects construction materials and supervises work of contractors to ensure compliance with specifications and arranges remedial work as necessary.

  • Sets out construction site, supervises excavations and marks out position of building work to be undertaken.

  • Performs calculations and collects, records and interprets data.

  • Sets up apparatus and equipment and undertakes field and laboratory tests of soil and work materials.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • AutoCAD

  • Autodesk Revit

  • Civil Engineering

  • Building Information Modeling

  • Structural Engineering

  • Computer-Aided Design

  • Construction

  • Marketing

  • Masonry

  • Reinforced Concrete

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Detail Oriented

  • Problem Solving

  • Self-Motivation

  • Coordinating

  • Safety Assurance

  • Customer Service

  • Mentorship

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.