In-Demand Civil Engineering Jobs and Skills

Hiring demand for Civil Engineers has been growing steadily. Over the past 90 days, there were about 33,000 jobs advertised online for Civil Engineers, a 9% increase compared to the same 90-day period in 2012. With hiring on the rise, we thought it would be helpful to share the most in-demand job titles and skills for this occupation.

First, here are the most commonly advertised job titles. If you are recruiting for a Civil Engineer, make sure to include these job titles in your candidate searches. By looking for not just "Civil Engineer" potential applicants, you may find new pools of engineering professionals that have the same skills you require in your open job.

  1. Civil Engineer
  2. Structural Engineer
  3. Project Engineer
  4. Engineer
  5. Geotechnical Engineer
  6. Civil Structural Engineer
  7. Senior Structural Engineer
  8. Construction Engineer
  9. Senior Engineer
  10. Senior Civil Engineer
Below are the  skills, tools, and technologies that are most commonly specified in job ads for Civil Engineers. By reviewing this list, you can quickly and easily see the qualifications that you may need to recruit for. By discussing these with Hiring Managers, you are better equipped to find the right candidate every time.
  1. Autodesk AutoCAD
  2. Project management
  3. Construction management
  4. Bentley Microstation
  5. Business development
  6. Transportation planning
  7. Quality control
  8. Quality assurance
  9. Bridge design
  10. Program management
For more candidate supply and hiring demand information, here is a complimentary Talent Sourcing Report on recruiting conditions for Civil Engineers across the US. Want data specific to your local area? Let us know in the comments below!

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