Civil Engineer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Civil Engineer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Civil Engineer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Civil Engineer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 90% of Civil Engineer job descriptions contained civil engineer as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

civil engineer
90%
microdrainage
67%
civils 3d
60%
causeway flow
44%
pds
44%
s104
44%
s106
44%
s278
44%
s38
44%
autocad
30%
drainage
14%
residential
14%
engineer
10%
civil
10%
civil engineering
7%
design
7%
full time
4%
london
4%
tendering
4%
maintenance
4%
reading
4%
maintenance engineer
4%
senior civil engineer
4%
multi skilled
4%
slough
4%
project manager
4%
south east
4%
mechanical maintenance technician
4%
west london
4%
site maintenance
4%
civil3d
4%
drainage design
4%
drainage engineer
4%
autocad civil 3d
4%
utilities
4%
building
4%
chartered engineer
4%
basingstoke
4%
civils
4%
construction
4%
microsoft office
4%
henley
4%
electric
4%
henley on thames
4%
engineering
4%
electrical
4%
high wycombe
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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