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Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment.

What Do Civil Engineers Do?

• Build bridges, tunnels, and other structures which are designed to facilitate the smooth, even flow of traffic while allowing for expansion
• Water treatment including sewage plants, delivery systems for fresh water, dams, and other facilities which handle both fresh and waste water
• Plan, design and track mine and construction activities at minesites

Where do Civil Engineers work?

• AREVA and Cameco
• Engineering consulting companies
• Petroleum companies
• Municipalities
• Provincial and federal government

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Job Titles

• Mine Engineer
• Surveyor

What characteristics do you need?

• Interest in chemistry, math and computers
• Enjoy problem solving
• Communication skills

Estimated Average Hourly Wage from Service Canada - Saskatchewan - $40.05/hour

Post-Secondary Institute

• University of Saskatchewan
o Degree Program
o Require: Grade 12 with a minimum of 78% average including Math B30, Math C30, Physics 30, 30-level English, Calculus 30, Chemistry 30
o Length: four-years

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Last Updated (Wednesday, 09 June 2010 15:08)