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Civil Engineer (ANZSCO 233211)

Design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, gas and water supply schemes, sewerage systems, roads, airports and other structures; analyse the likely behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures and design structural foundations; analyse the statical properties of all types of structures and test the behaviour and durability of materials used in their construction; plan and develop transportation systems; and estimate and monitor the construction costs of projects.

Tasks Include

  1. determining construction methods, materials and quality standards, and drafting and interpreting specifications, drawings, plans, construction methods and procedures
  2. organising and directing site labour and the delivery of construction materials, plant and equipment, and establishing detailed programs for the coordination of site activities
  3. obtaining soil and rock samples at different depths across sites and testing samples to determine strength, compressibility and other factors that affect the behaviour of soil and rock when a structure is imposed and determining the safe loading for the soil
  4. studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications to estimate total costs, and preparing detailed cost plans and estimates as tools to assist in budgetary control
  5. monitoring changes to designs, assessing effects on cost, and measuring, valuing and negotiating variations to designs
  6. analysing structural systems for both static and dynamic loads
  7. designing structures to ensure they do not collapse, bend, twist or vibrate in undesirable ways
  8. assessing present and future travel flow patterns taking into account population increase and needs change
  9. designing the physical aspects of transportation systems such as highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals

Skill Level: 1

Occupation List: MLTSSL


  • Airfield Engineer Officer
  • Hydraulics Engineer

Your Potential Pathways to Permanent Residency

189 Independent

190 State491 State491 Family186 Direct494 SESR482 TSS407 Training485 Graduate


Education Requirement

It is important to select a course that will enable you to become a Civil Engineer.

Education Average Cost per year (AUD)Access to Graduate Visa
Bachelor of Engineering$23,500 – $40,425/year, 3 – 4 years total.Yes
Master of Engineering$23,500 – $40,425/year, 2 years total.Yes

 Skills Assessment with Engineers Australia

RequirementWhat you need to know

Recognised Qualification


If your accredited qualification is issued by a signatory of one of the following accords

  1. Australian Qualification Pathway
  2. Washington, Sydney or Dublin Accords.
Other QualificationsComplete a competency Demonstration Report

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