Civil Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Civil Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Civil role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Civil job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 74% of Civil job descriptions contained microdrainage as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

microdrainage
74%
causeway flow
65%
civil engineer
65%
pds
65%
civils 3d
62%
s278
53%
s38
53%
s104
50%
s106
50%
revit
18%
flood risk assessment
15%
suds
15%
civils
12%
civil3d
9%
civil engineering
9%
utilities
6%
build
6%
industrial
6%
cable
6%
mentoring
6%
pia
6%
supervising
6%
supervision
6%
training
6%
autocad
6%
commercial
6%
highways
6%
drainage
6%
civil
6%
engineer
3%
ice
3%
henley
3%
henley on thames
3%
istructe
3%
high wycombe
3%
residential
3%
london
3%
retail
3%
drainage design
3%
reading
3%
bridge
3%
drainage engineer
3%
senior civil engineer
3%
car park
3%
cad
3%
slough
3%
councils
3%
design
3%
south east
3%
depot
3%
dmrb
3%
west london
3%
energy
3%
local authority
3%
rail
3%
groundworks
3%
civil technician
3%
construction
3%
infra
3%
engineering
3%
earthworks
3%
local authorities
3%
basingstoke
3%
health
3%
shropshire
3%
highway
3%
structural engineering
3%

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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