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"Civil Engineer"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Skills Needed for: "Civil Engineer"

1) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.


2) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


3) Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.


4) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


5) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


6) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.


7) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


8) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.


9) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.


10) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


11) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


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12) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.


13) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.


14) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.


15) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.


16) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.


17) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.


18) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


19) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.


20) Technology Design -- Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.


21) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.


22) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.


23) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.


24) Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.


25) Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.


26) Systems Evaluation -- Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.


Job Description for "Civil Engineer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Civil Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-I-C        SOC:  17-2051.00


 

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