A Day in the Life of a Civil and Structural Engineer

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.  Structural engineering is a field of engineering dealing with the analysis and design of structures that support or resist loads. Structural engineering is usually considered a specialty within civil engineering, but it can also be studied in its own right. (Source: Wikipedia)

Civil and Structural Engineers (often called as C&S Engineers) of Singapore are highly sought after in developing countries like India, China and Indonesia because of the technical expertise they possess.

Some may say that the construction industry is a “sunset” industry. But watch the below video to know more from an industry expert, about how this industry has flourished over the years and the important role C&E engineers play.

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The learning curve or career path of a C&E Engineer is progressive. From the graduate level how an individual can climb up the ladder to become specialist as is shown in the video below:

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The video was produced by Building Authority Singapore. The reason behind this is to provide insights into the life of C&S Engineer, so that students who want to become C&E Engineers know the excitement involved in transforming designs into solid structures,  along with the challenges and demands that one has to undergo to become a successful Civil and Structural Engineer.

About Building and Construction Authority Singapore

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is an agency under the Ministry of National Development, championing the development of an excellent built environment for Singapore. “Built environment” refers to buildings, structures and infrastructure in our surroundings that provide the setting for the community’s activities.

 

 

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