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Civil Engineer, Structural

Aliases: Structural Civil Engineer, Structural Construction Engineer, Structural Engineer

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Civil Engineer, Structural is expected to perform include: 
  • Planning, organizing and supervising construction and repair of bridges, factories, towers and other structures
  • Receiving instructions and available sketches and data from authority concerned
  • Undertaking preliminary survey to collect necessary information about soil condition, area available etc.
  • Collecting further information on drainage, maximum water level, flow of water, neighbouring habitation, permanent course of water, pressure of communication etc. for bridge construction
  • Calculating and preparing estimated cost and detailed drawings himself or getting it prepared by Architect or Draftsman design
  • Supervising drilling operations and getting samples of underground geological strata tested
  • Arranging for men, material, machinery and appliances
  • Getting work commenced as per scheduled plan under his direct or authorised supervision
  • Ensuring execution according to specifications and directing preparation and payment of bills
  • Inviting tenders and getting part or parts of work done by contractors or other specialised persons
  • Undertaking construction of staff quarters, approach roads, etc., if required
 

 

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 
  • Well versed with the practical application of engineering science and technology
  • Competent in  design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Adept in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Ability to identify materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures
  • Good working knowledge of construction materials
  • 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 

Coming soon

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

 

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

 

Head of Company              
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Head of Division/Offering/Domain          
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Assistant General Manager → Movement to other occupation*                         
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Project Manager
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Sr. Civil Engineer
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Civil Engineer, Structural
 
* 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 – ₹ 19,000 to ₹ 20,000 per month
  • For candidates with 2 to 5 years of experience –  ₹ 50,500 to ₹ 60,500   per month
  • For candidates with over 5 years of experience –  ₹ 80,000 to ₹ 90,000 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 

  • Structural Construction Engineer

  • Engineer

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20152142.0300Civil Engineer, Structural
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;
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