Civil Engineers


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Civil Engineers

Civil Engineers - Knowledge

Civil engineers need knowledge in the following areas:

  • Engineering and Technology: How to use computers and rules of engineering to design and produce goods and services.
  • Building and Construction: The tools and methods used to construct buildings, roads, and other structures.
  • Mathematics: The rules and uses of numbers.
  • Design: Making and using plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • English Language: The meaning and use of the English language.
  • Administration and Management: How to run a business or group.
  • Physics: The features and laws of matter and energy.
  • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence: Laws, rules of the court, and the politics.
  • Customer and Personal Service: Providing special services to customers based on their needs.
  • Economics and Accounting: Banking and business.
  • Computers and Electronics: Computer hardware and software.
  • Personnel and Human Resources: The policies to hire and retain employees.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.