The Importance Of Civil Engineering

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Civil engineering is probably the oldest field of engineering it was when someone decided to build something, a home or perhaps a bridge. It was around before people started calling it that in 1771 with John Smeaton being the first person to call themselves a civil engineer. Civil engineers are necessary to our world they design, build and maintain roads, buildings, bridges, sewer systems, and a whole slew of things that are necessary for our society. They must also be able to come up with a way to solve the problem no matter how complex it is and still stay in budget. In general, there are two types of engineers the ones that draw up the plans and design the building, and those who are on site and make sure the task goes according to…show more content…
Being a civil engineer is a full time job. Those who direct the projects may have to work even latter just to make sure the project meets the deadline. As a civil engineer there are many crossing career paths you can chose to be a Structural engineer which can lead to you being a senior structural engineer, principal engineer structural, or Structural Engineer, Roads and Bridges. Or you may choose to be a Senior Civil Engineer which can lead you to be senior structural engineer, principal engineer structural, a structural engineer or an Senior Project Manager, Engineering. Perhaps you choose to be an environmental engineer witch might you to becoming a Project Engineer Environmental, or an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager. Maybe you choose to be a Transportation Engineer which leads you to being a Senior Transportation Engineer or perhaps it leads you back to being a Civil Engineer. Or perhaps you choose to be an Civil Engineer, Road / Highway which leads you to become a Senior Civil engineer. You may have noticed some similarities in the career paths shown because there are many crossing paths in the carer of a civil engineer some paths are just more likely to lead to others. A civil engineer has a 20% chance to become a Structural Engineer, 22% to become a Senior Civil Engineer, 5% to become a Environmental Engineer, 15% to become a Civil Engineer, Road/Highway, and 6% to become a Transportation Engineer Depending on what path you
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