Civil engineers are tasked to make the environment more amenable for humans while maintaining and improving its integrity. A civil engineer creates plans and designs for construction of various types of structures and may oversee the execution of the plans. Civil engineers are involved in planning and building all kinds of infrastructure such as power plants, harbours, bridges, railroads, roadways, airports and more.
- Manage and direct staff at the project site.
- Perform engineering duties; plan, design and oversee the construction and maintenance of buildings, bridges, and other structures.
- Research and analyse maps, blueprints, photos, charts, and other data to plan projects.
- Gather information to prepare and present reports on project topics.
The pay package of a civil engineer ranges between HKD$163,729 – HKD$758,556 and the median pay being HKD$357,080.