Civil Engineering Technologist/Technicians



Civil Engineering Technologists and technicians complete research, design, construction and maintenance of projects such as houses, roads, bridges, dams and water supply systems. They estimate costs and prepare specifications for materials, inspect civil engineering works, ensuring finished works are within specifications, contract terms and regulations.

Duties:

  • Develop engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts and sketches
  • Prepare construction specifications, cost and material estimates, project schedules and reports
  • Supervise data collection, conducting field surveys, inspections or technical investigations of infrastructure systems, buildings and structures.
  • Conduct or supervise inspection and testing of construction materials

Essential Skills:

  • Reading Text
  • Document use & writing
  • Measurements & Calculations
  • Data Analyis
  • Problem Solving
  • Critial Thinking

Skills:

  • Ability to work as a team, communicating technical information in an organized manner
  • Good oral and communication skills
  • Ability to work within a timeline and deal with unexpected situations effectively

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Education:

    A high school diploma is required

Education Requirements :

  • Completion of a two or three year college program in civil engineering technology or a closely related discipline
  • Certification in civil engineering technology is available through OACETT and may be required
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Available Programs:

  • Dual Credit Programs

Program Description:

In the Civil/Construction Engineering Technology program you gain an education in civil engineering theory, combined with practical work in laboratories and in the field.  You become familiar with the structural properties of timber, steel, masonry and concrete and study the design of roads, buildings, structures, water distribution and sewage and drainage systems.  Technical communications is covered in this course.

Schools:

  • ALGONQUIN COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • CAMBRIAN COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • CANDORE COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • DURHAM COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • CONESTOGA COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • CONFEDERATION COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • FANSHAWE COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • LOYALIST COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • MOHAWK COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • NORTHERN COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • SENECA COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • ST.CLAIR COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
  • ST LAWRENCE COLLEGE-CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY


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Ye-jun Choi

Civil Engineering Technologist/Technicians

I wanted to just get a job at something and go to work after high school but my parents never let up.  They wanted me to get a post-secondary education because they were convinced you can’t get a good job with only high school.  They obviously didn’t know about the…
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Essentials Skills
Civil Engineering Technologist/Technicians


  • Reading Text
  • Document use & writing
  • Measurements & Calculations
  • Data Analyis
  • Problem Solving
  • Critial Thinking
Financial Expectation

Civil Engineering Technologist/Technicians

Education Roadmap

Civil Engineering Technologist/Technicians

Career ETA: 3 years

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