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Civil Engineer, Building

Aliases: Building Civil Engineer, Building Construction Engineer

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Civil Engineer, Building is expected to perform include:
  • Planning, organizing and supervising construction and repair of buildings etc.
  • Visiting site to ascertain soil condition, availability of labour, materials, etc.
  • Deciding type of structure to be built, and materials to be used
  • Preparing detailed drawings and estimates according to requirements of authority concerned with assistance of Draftsmen, Civil and Estimators
  • Laying specifications of various components finishing, flooring and architectural features or gets them done by Architects
  • Arranging materials, labour, machinery etc.
  • Getting concrete cured (sprayed with water) and getting cubes tested in laboratory as work progresses to ensure design strength
  • Getting roofing, flooring, terracing and distempering or white-colour washing done according to specification
  • Checking measurements carried out by Overseer from time to time for payment of bills
  • Inviting tenders and awarding work to one or more contractors

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 2
  • 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 needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 
Minimum –Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

 

KEY COMPETENCIES 
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Adeptof in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modelling, leadership technique and production methods
  • 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

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 
Not applicable

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
Civil engineering institutes across India

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
http://nscsindia.org/AboutUs.aspx

 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://www.wbut.ac.in/syllabus/Civil_Final_Upto_4th_Year_Syllabus_14.03.14.pdf

 

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

 

Head of Company            
            ↑
Head of Division/Offering/Domain            
            ↑
Assistant General Manager → Movement to other occupation*                         
            ↑
Project Manager
            ↑
Sr. Civil Engineer
            ↑
Civil Engineer, Building
 
* Other industry verticals like Naval, Marine and are turning into key verticals for the Construction Services sub-sector.
 

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with up to 2 years of experience – ₹ 8,000 to ₹ 12,000 per month
  • For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience –  ₹ 20,500 to ₹ 30,500   per month
  • For candidates with over 5 years of experience – ₹ 50,000 to ₹ 60,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Previous relevant work experience   

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 6
  • Local authorities, government departments, railways across India
  • Water/electricity/gas companies across India
  • Civil engineering contractors/consultants across India
  • Self employed

 

KEYWORDS 

  • Building Construction Engineer

  • Engineer

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152142.0200Civil Engineer, Building
ISCO 20082142 Civil Engineers
NIC 200841001; 41002Construction of buildings carried out on own-account basis or on a fee or contract basis; Activities relating to alteration, addition, repair, maintenance carried out on own-account basis or on a fee or contract basis;
QP ReferenceNANA
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REFERENCES 
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http://www.minglebox.com/engineering/courses/civil-engineering

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1 National Classification of Occupations Division 2

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2 Posts Identified to be Reserved for Persons with Disabilities Group ‘A’

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http://www.minglebox.com/engineering/courses/civil-engineering

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http://www.minglebox.com/engineering/courses/civil-engineering

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5 Human Resource and Skill Requirements in the Building, Construction and Real Estate Sector (2013 - 17, 2017 - 2022) – A Report” released by NSDC

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http://www.shine.com/job-search/simple/civil-engineer

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http://www.csdcindia.org/sites/default/files/Bldg-Const-Real-Estate.pdf
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