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, 87% of Civil Engineer job descriptions contained microdrainage as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

microdrainage
87%
pds
74%
causeway flow
70%
civils 3d
70%
civil engineer
44%
revit
44%
suds
44%
flood risk assessment
40%
s278
35%
s38
35%
s104
31%
s106
31%
site 3d
18%
drainage
14%
highways
14%
civil
14%
civil3d
14%
drainage design
9%
utilities
9%
design
9%
commercial
5%
cdm
5%
councils
5%
drainage engineer
5%
ceng
5%
depot
5%
bridge engineer
5%
chartered
5%
energy
5%
ice
5%
groundworks
5%
engineer
5%
ieng
5%
highways design
5%
principal
5%
industrial
5%
infrastructure
5%
senior
5%
infra
5%
listed buildings
5%
water
5%
local authorities
5%
structural
5%
civil / structural
5%
shropshire
5%
structural engineer
5%
highway design
5%
structural engineering
5%
cad
5%
beng
5%
civil 3d
5%
bridge
5%
dmrb
5%
graduate
5%
car park
5%
local authority
5%
civils
5%
autocad
5%

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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