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.


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

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

807 - Civil Engineering
826 - Construction Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

214201 - Civil Engineer
Description : Plans, designs, organises and oversees the construction and operation of civil engineering projects such as structural, transportation or hydraulic engineering systems.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Biosystems Engineer, Construction Engineer, Forest Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, GIS and Landuse Management Engineer, Hydraulics Engineer, Site Design Engineer, Structural Engineer, Transport Engineer, Transportation and Urban Planning Engineer, Water and Wastewater Engineer

214202 - Civil Engineering Technologist
Description : Analyses and modifies new and existing engineering technologies and applies them in the testing and implementation of civil, mechanical, electrical or electronic engineering projects.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Biosystems Technologist, Concrete Technologist, Construction Technologist, Environmental Technologist, Geotechnics Technologist, GIS and Landuse Technologist, Hydraulics Technologist, Structural Technologist, Transportation and Urban Planner Technologist, Water and Wastewater Technologist

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa