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Civil Engineering Technician

162

Statewide
Job Postings
227th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
690

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$19.94 - $31.02

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$18.35 - $30.03

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Civil Engineering Technician - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 162 job postings for the occupation of Civil Engineering Technician in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Civil Engineering Technician. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Civil Engineering Technician Do:

Apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

Common Job Activities:

  • Draft detailed dimensional drawings and design layouts for projects and to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Calculate dimensions, square footage, profile and component specifications, and material quantities using calculator or computer.
  • Read and review project blueprints and structural specifications to determine dimensions of structure or system and material requirements.
  • Confer with supervisor to determine project details such as plan preparation, acceptance testing, and evaluation of field conditions.
  • Inspect project site and evaluate contractor work to detect design malfunctions and ensure conformance to design specifications and applicable codes.
  • Report maintenance problems occurring at project site to supervisor and negotiate changes to resolve system conflicts.
  • Develop plans and estimate costs for installation of systems, utilization of facilities, or construction of structures.
  • Prepare reports and document project activities and data.
  • Evaluate facility to determine suitability for occupancy and square footage availability.
  • Analyze proposed site factors and design maps, graphs, tracings, and diagrams to illustrate findings.
  • Plan and conduct field surveys to locate new sites and analyze details of project sites.
  • Respond to public suggestions and complaints.
  • Conduct materials test and analysis using tools and equipment and applying engineering knowledge.

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