Jobs in civil and environmental engineering

Welcome to some of the most diverse areas of engineering! Our graduates are involved in everything from structural design and traffic engineering to water supply and geotechnical investigations.

The diversity of our Civil Engineering program allows you to specialize in any area you choose, while our Environmental Engineering program integrates the sustainable development philosophy into the principles of water management and treatment, solid waste management, remediation of surface water and groundwater systems, biotechnology, and contaminant transport. Students of our Geological Engineering program will develop a unique portfolio of expertise with the foundations of civil engineering combined with skills in geotechnical, geological, geophysical and environmental engineering.

These skills are in demand: Over the next decade, there’s a forecasted 24% jump in jobs for civil engineers and 31% employment growth for environmental engineers. With the growth of energy-related exploration and resource extraction, geological engineers are in constant demand.

Whatever your program, you’ll start your career equipped with a full set of technical skills, ready for career opportunities that can even include management, consulting and self-employment.

Our graduates have gone on to careers that include:

  • Structural designer for high rise buildings
  • Marine structural engineer
  • Water resources engineer
  • Renewable energy engineer
  • Cost accountant
  • Airport engineer
  • Geophysicist
  • Earthworks engineer
  • Traffic operations engineer
  • Construction risk analyst

What type of engineering is right for you? Take this interactive quiz to find out!