2142-Civil engineers

Job Title: 

Civil engineers

Job Description: 

Civil engineers conduct research, advise on, design, and direct construction; manage the operation and maintenance of civil engineering structures; or study and advise on technological aspects of particular materials.


Tasks include

  • conducting research and developing new or improved theories and methods related to civil engineering
  • advising on and designing structures such as bridges, dams, docks, roads, airports, railways, canals, pipelines, waste-disposal and flood-control systems, and industrial and other large buildings
  • determining and specifying construction methods, materials and quality standards, and directing construction work
  • establishing control systems to ensure efficient functioning of structures as well as safety and environmental protection
  • organizing and directing maintenance and repair of existing civil engineering structures
  • analyzing the behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures and designing structural foundations
  • analyzing the stability of structures and testing the behaviour and durability of materials used in their construction.
Specific Occupations: 

Civil-engineer, aerodrome construction

Engineer (chief), building construction/ works

Civil-engineer, highway, street construction and bridge construction

Civil-engineer, hydraulic/hydrology/irrigation

Civil-engineer, public health/ sanitary

Civil-engineer, railway construction

Civil-engineer, soil mechanics

Technologist (building materials/ civil works)/Tester, cement

Civil-engineer, other /Engineer, civil/Engineer, dredging/Engineer, geotechnical Engineer, hydraulics/Engineer, hydrology/Engineer, irrigation/ Engineer, public health/Engineer, sanitary/Engineer, soil mechanics/ Engineer, structural/ engineer, n.e.c.

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2055