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CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

DESCRIPTION:
Assist Civil Engineers in the research, design, construction, inspection, maintenance and coordination of projects. Typical projects include roads, sanitary and storm servicing infrastructure, and water supply systems. They estimate costs, prepare specs for materials and delivery and equipment needed. Productivity, quality, inspections of civil engineering works, nished works are all monitored.

ONE OUT OF EVERY 17 CANADIAN WORKERS EARNS A LIVING IN CONSTRUCTION


Duties:
Develop engineering designs and drawings from preliminary concepts and sketches Prepare construction specications, cost and material estimates, project schedules and reports Supervise data collection, conducting eld surveys, inspections or technical investigations of infrastructure systems, buildings and structures. Conduct or supervise inspection and testing of construction materials

SKILLs:
Ability to work as a team, communicating technical information in an organized manner Good oral and communication skills Ability to work within a timeline and deal with unexpected situations effectively

Completion of a three year college program in civil engineering technology or a closely related discipline Certication in civil engineering technology or in a related led is available through provincial associations of engineering/applied science technologists and technicians and may be required for some positions

OVER THE NEXT 2 DECADES 40% OF NEW JOBS WILL BE IN SKILLED TRADES AND TECHNOLOGIES

SALARY: $31,000 to $51,000


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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
In the Civil Engineering Technology diploma program you gain a balanced education in civil engineering theory, combined with practical work in laboratories and in the eld. Specialization takes place through a third-year major project. You become familiar with the structural properties of timber, steel, masonry and concrete and study the design of roads, water distribution and sewage and drainage systems. The major business aspects of civil engineering are also covered, as are technical communications skills.

WHERE TO GET TRAINED:


ALGONQUIN COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CAMBRIAN COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CONESTOGA COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CONFEDERATION COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY FANSHAWE COLLEGE CIVIL - ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY GEORGIAN COLLEGE CIVIL - ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
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HUMBER COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY MOHAWK COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY NORTHERN COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SENECA COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY ST.CLAIR COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY ST.LAWRENCE COLLEGE - CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
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*Salaries are subject to change and do not include overtime hours or other incentives such as benets, pension, car allowances etc.

GETTING STARTED
THE FOLLOWING ARE 3 SIMPLE WAYS OF GETTING STARTED IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY:

You can begin by applying for a job directly in the Civil Construction Industry. Once you begin working with a Construction Company or Contractor you will quickly gain the necessary skills needed to advance yourself through in-house, work-as-you-learn training. You can enrol in a University, Community College or a Private Technical School to study and prepare yourself for a Career in Civil Construction. All of this information may be found through our website. You can get started through an apprenticeship program by combining on the job training with technical in-class training gaining experience and increased responsibility. You can work in the industry, get paid and work towards earning credits.

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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN CIVIL CONSTRUCTION PLEASE CONTACT:


ONTARIO CIVIL CONSTRUCTION CAREERS INSTITUTE
5045 ORBITOR DRIVE UNIT 12, SUITE 300 MISSISSAUGA ONTARIO

E . jessica@occci.ca W. www.occci.ca

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