Main objectives: Design highways and streets, plan, organise, and supervise their construction, maintenance, repair and operation.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Specialise in design, construction, maintenance, repair and traffic management of urban, rural or trunk roads, studying projects and assessing broad requirements.
  • May design, construct, maintain and repair bridges, viaducts, tunnels, waterways, signals, signs and other roadway structures and utilities.
  • Produce project evaluation and feasibility reports for proposed construction program candidates.
  • Prepare contracts and advise project manager and contractor on design and technical issues as and when required during construction phase.
  • Design road pavements and surfacing materials.

Typical qualifications and experience: Four year university degree in Civil Engineering, a three year training programme leading to a full professional qualification and/or registration.