Civil engineers are responsible for the designing and building of structures such as bridges, transport links and road systems as well as larger structures such as stadiums. Civil engineers work in both the public and private sector, planning projects with clients, analysing surveys, creating blueprints, checking the risks and the effects on the environment and managing and checking progress at each stage of the project.
Attributes: open-minded, organised, resilient
- The Primary Science Teaching Trust has a downloadable slideshow (PDF) about Kath Waring who is a chartered civil engineer and a downloadable slideshow (PDF) about Jyoti Sehdev who is a civi engineer. It’s part of their resource A Scientist Just Like Me.