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Job Exploration:Civil Engineering

Civil engineers design the built environment - the structures, roads, water supply systems, and much more - that surrounds us. The profession is broad and encompasses several technical areas including structures, transportation, geo-technics, water resources and environmental protection. Employment opportunities are plentiful in design, construction, management, teaching, and research. Employers include consulting firms, industrial companies, and government agencies and non-governmental organizations.

Some Related Career Titles

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  • AutoCAD Technician
  • CAD Drafter
  • Civil Engineering Designer
  • Civil Engineering Sales
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Director of Transportation
  • Engineer
  • Environmental Manager
  • Project Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Senior Civil Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Surveyor

Typical Employers/Work Settings

  • Architectural Firms
  • Construction Industry
  • Consulting Firms
  • Engineering Firms
  • Environmental Consulting Firms
  • Government Agencies
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Medical Companies
  • Oil Industry
  • Power Industry
  • Railroad Industry
  • Telecommunications Industry
  • Transportation Industry
  • Utilities Industry

Beginning Salary Range

UNF Program

The College of Computing, Engineering and Construction at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering.