Building and Civil Engineering Technicians

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

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Estimates timescales for project delivery.
  • Estimates project costs.
  • Creates and designs plans (using computer aided software).
  • 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.

Desired Skills

Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, Active Learning, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Writing, Speaking, Learning Strategies, Monitoring, Science

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