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What are personal & professional skills required to be a Civil engineer?

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RE: What are personal & professional skills required to be a Civil engineer?

Swati Vats
Swati Vats
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Swati Vats is a post graduate in Guidance and Counseling
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Hi, as far as personal skills are concerned civil engineer needs to have a sharp, analytical and practical mind and give attention to details. Excellent communication skills are a necessity and he should have the ability to get along at all levels, as part of a team. He should be good at organizing and solving problems. He may need to work under pressure and have the ability to keep calm during crisis.
Professionaly, one needs to know about surveying methods, environmental issues like whether the area is susceptible to tremors or has sandy soil etc, properties of building materials like its load bearing strength, resistance to fire and corrosion etc. Besides having a good technical designing knowledge conceptualising structures, they should be computer literate in order to use design, drawing and word processing software. Civil engineers need to know building and safety regulations, local authority and government regulations, acceptable standards for construction and how to draw plans. A good degree/diploma program is helpful in develping these key skills

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