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Civil Engineers

Published
Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*NET Detailed Work Activities
Industries
O*Net Code
17-2051.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
0
State
DC
Created
Jul 29, 2021
Updated
Jul 29, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

17 skill sets | 19 total skills
Inspect facilities or sites to determine if they meet specifications or standards.
Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects.
Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, or material stress factors to determine design specifications.
Recommend technical design or process changes to improve efficiency, quality, or performance.
Provide technical advice to industrial or managerial personnel regarding design, construction, program modifications, or structural repairs.
Design systems to reduce harmful emissions.
Design or engineer systems to efficiently dispose of chemical, biological, or other toxic wastes.
Test characteristics of materials or structures.
Test soils or materials to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations, concrete, asphalt, or steel.
Direct construction activities.
Manage and direct the construction, operations, or maintenance activities at project site.
Estimate operational costs.
Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility.
Survey land or bodies of water to measure or determine features.
Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations or establish reference points, grades, or elevations to guide construction.
Create graphical representations of civil structures.
Plan and design transportation or hydraulic systems or structures, using computer-assisted design or drawing tools.
Develop technical methods or processes.
Identify environmental risks and develop risk management strategies for civil engineering projects.
Develop or implement engineering solutions to clean up industrial accidents or other contaminated sites.
Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
Identify environmental risks and develop risk management strategies for civil engineering projects.
Conduct studies of traffic patterns or environmental conditions to identify engineering problems and assess potential project impact.
Explain project details to the general public.
Prepare or present public reports on topics such as bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact statements, or property and right-of-way descriptions.
Incorporate green features into the design of structures or facilities.
Design energy-efficient or environmentally sound civil structures.
Prepare proposal documents.
Prepare or present public reports on topics such as bid proposals, deeds, environmental impact statements, or property and right-of-way descriptions.
Coordinate safety or regulatory compliance activities.
Direct engineering activities, ensuring compliance with environmental, safety, or other governmental regulations.
Evaluate technical data to determine effect on designs or plans.
Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography, or other topographical or geologic data.
Implement design or process improvements.
Develop or implement engineering solutions to clean up industrial accidents or other contaminated sites.

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