Civil Engineer Job Outlook

Employment of civil engineers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. As current U.S. infrastructure experiences growing obsolescence, civil engineers will be needed to manage projects to rebuild, repair, and upgrade bridges, roads, levees, dams, airports, buildings, and other structures. A growing population likely means […]

Civil Site Engineers Must Know These Tips And Tricks

Civil site engineers should know the following tips and tricks. Either memorize them or have a list readily available. Minimum thickness of slab is 125mm. Absorption of water should not be over 15 percent. Lapping is unaccepted for the bars that have a diameter of more than 36mm. Longitudinal reinforcement should be not under 0.8% […]

9 QUESTIONS BEFORE MAKING SHOTCRETE MIX DESIGN

Before making a mix design for shotcrete or sprayed concrete, it is needed to get sufficient information from the clients. Adequate support information will be resulted in technically and economically effect for the work. A proper mix design assure a successful trial and thus, successful application on site. Hereafter is a list of 9 questions […]

ENGINEERING MANAGERS: WHAT THEY DO AND WHAT THEY KNOW

An engineering manager is an engineer whose job requires him or her to apply the principles of engineering to the practices and practicalities of business. Ideally suited for a person who is skilled and knowledgeable in the technical, mechanical and technological aspects of engineering but who possesses the planning abilities and people management skills of […]

The Do’s & Don’ts of Scaffold Safety in Construction

We all know that fall hazards are the leading cause of construction worker deaths, accounting for about 40% of all fatalities in construction each year. Of the 359 construction worker fatalities attributed to falls in 2014, about 16% were from scaffolds. OSHA estimates that about 65% of all construction workers perform some work on scaffolds […]

List of Civil Engineering Entrance Exams

List of Civil Engineering Entrance Exams Civil Engineering is one of the highly demanded courses in engineering. There exist hundred of Universities as well as Colleges in India offering engineering courses in civil Engineering. The selection of candidates in to these institutions is done through certain common admission tests. Those who can score well in […]