Career Profiles: Civil Engineering

CSULB Department of Engineering

Civil engineers are those professionals responsible for designing and building various projects; harbors, buildings, dams, airports, bridges, water supply and waste disposal systems and other structures. Areas of specialization include: environmental engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering and structural engineering. These areas reflect a foundation in the principles of engineering analysis, planning and design in transportation systems, environmental systems, geotechnical engineering, water resources engineering, materials for construction and urban engineering, among others.

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Career Possibilities:

Additional experience and/or education may be required

  • Airport Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Consulting
  • Design Engineer
  • Drainage Design Coordinator
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Harbor Engineer
  • Highway Administration Engineer
  • Hydraulic Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Sanitary Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Technical Sales
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer

Where Employed:

  • Architectural firms
  • Construction industry
  • Engineering consulting firms
  • Federal, state and local government agencies
  • Independent consulting firms
  • Management and technical consulting

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