Structural Construction Engineer


Minimum Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Civil Engineer, Structural is expected to perform include:

Planning, organizing and supervising construction and repair of bridges, factories, towers and other structures

Receiving instructions and available sketches and data from authority concerned

Undertaking preliminary survey to collect necessary information about soil condition, area available etc.

Collecting further information on drainage, maximum water level, flow of water, neighbouring habitation, permanent course of water, pressure of communication etc. for bridge construction

Calculating and preparing estimated cost and detailed drawings himself or getting it prepared by Architect or Draftsman design

Supervising drilling operations and getting samples of underground geological strata tested

Arranging for men, material, machinery and appliances

Getting work commenced as per scheduled plan under his direct or authorised supervision

Ensuring execution according to specifications and directing preparation and payment of bills

Inviting tenders and getting part or parts of work done by contractors or other specialised persons

Undertaking construction of staff quarters, approach roads, etc., if required

Well versed with the practical application of engineering science and technology

Competent in design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models

Adept inarithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications

Ability to identify materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures

Good working knowledge of construction materials

Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions

Will be updated


Commercial awareness

Team work

Mathematical skills

IT skills

Analytical skills

It is not a desk job

Needs to handle a team of Engineers

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Construction companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift system is not available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needsThis job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerousas per The Building and other Construction Worker's Act (Regulation Of Employment And Conditions Of Service), 1996

Occupational hazards include back aches, general fatigue, stress, dust allergy, etc.

Health risks include exposure to dirt and dust, traverse rough terrain, bending, and standing for long hours, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 yearsofexperience INR 19,000 to INR20,000 per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 years ofexperience INR50,500 to INR60,500 per month

For candidates with over 5 yearsofexperience INR80,000 to INR90,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Construction Sector in India

The market value of construction sector in India is projected to expand up to INR 11954 billion by 2017. Continuously increasing infrastructure spending levels of the government has made the industry highly attractive among foreign investors in the recent years.

The Construction sectors growth is expected to reach 7.5 percent by 2016-17 from current growth rates of 5.6 percent and is expected to contribute significantly to the countrys GDP in the next five years thereby showing its vital importance for the economic growth of the nation.

Construction sector is the 2nd largest employer in the country. The sector currently employs over 45 million employees and is slated to employ more than 76 million employees by 2022. This implies additional creation of ~31 million jobs in the 9 year period.

Demand for Civil Engineers

Civil Engineers are in great demand to uphold and repair current facilities and structures and to construct new buildings. There are a lot of career opportunities in this field. Skilled professionals in this field are in high demand in developed countries. Civil Engineers are engaged in all important building plans carried out by the private construction firms, railways projects, military, engineering services, state or central government and consultancy services. Middle Eastern countries offer job opportunities particularly Dubai where Civil Engineers can reap the benefit of opportunities owing to the number of construction projects they have.

Local authorities, government departments, railways across India

Water/electricity/gas companies across India

Civil engineering contractors/consultants across India

Self employed

Towns and cities across India