Job description Construction Technician - Civil Engineering near Sudbury (ON)

Find out what work is like for a construction technician - civil engineering in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Civil engineering technologists and technicians (NOC 2231).

Civil engineering technologists and technicians

Description

Civil engineering technologists and technicians provide technical support and services to scientists, engineers and other professionals, or may work independently in fields such as structural engineering, municipal engineering, construction design and supervision, highways and transportation engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering and environmental protection. They are employed by consulting engineering and construction companies, public works, transportation and other government departments and in many other industries.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Civil engineering technologists
  • Develop conventional and computer-assisted design (CAD) engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts and sketches
  • Prepare construction specifications, cost and material estimates, project schedules and reports
  • Supervise or conduct field surveys, inspections or technical investigations of topography, soils, drainage and water supply systems, road and highway systems, buildings and structures to provide data for engineering projects
  • Conduct or supervise inspection and testing of construction materials
  • May supervise, monitor and inspect construction projects.
  • Civil engineering technicians
  • Assist in developing engineering specifications and drawings
  • Participate in field surveys, inspections or technical investigations of topography, soils, drainage and water supply systems, road and highway systems, buildings and structures to provide data for engineering projects
  • Perform other technical functions in support of civil engineering activities.

Job titles

  • bridge design technician
  • building materials technician
  • soil technologist - civil engineering
  • civil engineering technician
  • civil engineering technologist
  • construction technologist
  • foundation technologist
  • highway technician
  • municipal engineering assistant
  • specifications writer, construction
  • structural design technologist
  • structural investigator

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