What are the 6 types of Civil Engineers?
The 6 types of civil engineers in a construction project based on their roles and specialization are:
01 - Designer Engineer
A design engineer is responsible to plan and design the blueprint of the house in a 2D or 3d format. He also creates a smooth roadmap of the construction project in a well-organized manner.
02 - Construction Management Engineer(CME)
CME is particularly an engineer who fills in the role of the project manager and performs various functions pertaining to management such as coordinating, planning, daily monitoring, inventory management, risk analysis, vendor relationships, contract management, cumulative value estimation, and budgeting.
Throughout the project’s lifespan, from initiation to decommissioning, construction management engineers play a pivotal in the project's progress and his requirement never ceases at any point.
03 - Estimation and Costing Engineer
The role of estimation and costing engineers is very important, given the amount of calculation work they have to perform. They calculate the total cost of any work, the quantity of work, resources requirement calculation, calculation of bills for the client, etc.
04 - Execution Engineer
An execution engineer is more commonly known as the field engineer whose role is to conduct all the physical work happening in the field with laborers, resources, and pieces of equipment.
05 - Quality Control Engineer
Quality control engineers are hired to check the consistency of the materials, progress and safety maintained at the project site as per the project compliances. They control the quality of material being procured and utilized, carry out the test of the work progress and quality plan.
06 - Safety Engineer
The role of a safety engineer has become quite essential in the last couple of decades due to the increasing risks in the ever-growing and developing construction industry. Their role is to design the safety plan that should target zero accidents and casualties. He/she must perform safety risk assessment programs on a regular basis throughout the project duration and carry out the necessary steps to keep the construction site free from any safety hazards.