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

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Civil Engineering Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Civil Engineering role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Civil Engineering job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 56% of Civil Engineering job descriptions contained construction as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

construction
56%
temporary works
23%
bid writer
23%
derby
23%
document writer
23%
leicester
23%
structural
23%
loughborough
23%
project
23%
modular
23%
nottingham
23%
design
23%
engineer
23%
civil
23%
proposal editor
23%
tender
23%
pipeline
23%
civil engineering
23%
lifting
23%
wallingford
12%
apprenticeship
12%
oxford
12%
civil engineer
12%
east anglia
12%
electrical
12%
london
12%
project manager
12%
mechanical
12%
somerset
12%
planning
12%
site management
12%
architect
12%
architectural
12%
bridgwater
12%
cad
12%
chard
12%
exeter
12%
management
12%
minehead
12%
swindon
12%
taunton
12%
weston-super-mare
12%
yeovil
12%
abingdon
12%
didcot
12%
engineering
12%
high wycombe
12%
health & safety
12%
oxfordshire
12%
reading
12%

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.

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