- On site, Office-based, Developing ideas, Planning, Team work, Creative/artistic, Problem solving
- Salary Range: £15,000 - £37,000
- Nation: Scotland
Civil engineering technicians work on construction sites and turn complex designs into reality. They develop and finalise engineering solutions and health and safety guidelines for civil engineers.
A civil engineering technician's main role is to act as a link
between engineers, the management team and the operatives on a
construction site. They make sure that everything runs smoothly and
check the quality of the work and report back on progress.
You'll need to be able to read and interpret technical drawings
and data. Good communication skills are important and enjoying
working as part of a team would also come in handy.
A minimum of four Standard Grades at 3 or above, or equivalent,
are usually required including Maths.
(This is a guide to the average salary a fully qualified and
experienced person might expect to get.)
£15,000 - £37,000
Progression from this pathway
A civil engineering technician can move on to careers in design,
finance, sales and management within construction. You could study
- Technical, supervisory and management SVQ qualifications
(SCQF Levels 8 to11)
- A number of other built environment HND qualifications (SCQF
- Degree level qualifications in a number of construction
disciplines (SCQF Levels 9 to 12
Find out more about
this role from an apprentice's point of view