Civil Engineer

civil-engineer

SALARY POTENTIAL:
$50,000 – $100,000+ /YEAR

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING

SKILLS NEEDED:
APPLIED MATHEMATICS, PHYSICS, + ATTENTION TO DETAIL

SECTORS HIRING:
CONSTRUCTION, ADVANCED MANUFACTURING +ENERGY

Legos for the big kids. Make a design and see it come to life before your eyes.

Interested in training? See available training courses in Mississippi for this career below. You can also check out available openings below.

Average Yearly
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Civil Engineers - $77,1500%
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Civil engineers design and supervise large and complex construction projects, including roads, buildings, industrial complexes, airports, tunnels, and systems for delivery of water, waste water and energy.

On average, civil engineers may make about $80,000 per year, but experienced engineers can make $90,000 or more.  In today’s growing energy and manufacturing economy, civil and environmental engineers are in high demand. Additionally, a growing population and America’s aging infrastructure will require a steady supply of civil engineers to solve complex problems.

As a job candidate, you will be required to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering.  Many companies also require engineers to obtain a professional engineering license through organizations like the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.  Civil Engineering programs are offered at 3 Mississippi 4-year universities – Mississippi State University, Jackson State University, and University of Mississippi. Click here to learn more about these programs.

Competitive candidates for engineering positions will demonstrate advanced mathematical competencies, including algebra, physics, and geometry; demonstrate critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities; apply mathematics and knowledge of physical and life sciences to correctly solve unanticipated problems; employ statistics and data analysis in experimentation; be aware of safety standards and comply with professional codes and standards; think creatively to improve controls processes that meet company standards; pay close attention to details; be able to work independently and in a team setting; and remain flexible to respond to challenges and/or feedback from colleagues, customers, or others.

Available Training Programs

Selected Openings from Mississippi Works

Recent Openings for Civil Engineers in Mississippi Works

Senior Engineer (#NLX94072356)
Terracon (Ridgeland, MS)
September 18, 2017
**General Responsibilities:** Provide engineering and consulting services for a broad array of projects and clients. This may include performing and ... more

Supervisor, Modifications & Field Eng - GGNS (#NLX93865317)
Entergy (Port Gibson, MS)
September 18, 2017
**Date:** Aug 16, 2017 **Location:** Port Gibson, MS, US **Company:** Entergy **Primary Location:** Mississippi-Port Gibson **Job Function** :Power ... more

Transportation Design - Office Practice Leader (#NLX93316142)
TRC Companies (Jackson, MS)
September 18, 2017
Transportation Design - Office Practice Leader Tracking Code 220350-992 Job Description **TRC** is a national engineering, consulting and ... more

Civil Engineer in Training (#NLX97553120)
AECOM (Jackson, MS)
September 18, 2017
**Business Line** Transportation **Position Title** Civil Engineer in Training United States of America - Mississippi Jackson **Job Summary** AECOM ... more

Civil engineers design and supervise large and complex construction projects, including roads, buildings, industrial complexes, airports, tunnels, and systems for delivery of water, waste water and energy.

On average, civil engineers may make about $80,000 per year, but experienced engineers can make $90,000 or more.  In today’s growing energy and manufacturing economy, civil and environmental engineers are in high demand. Additionally, a growing population and America’s aging infrastructure will require a steady supply of civil engineers to solve complex problems.

As a job candidate, you will be required to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering.  Many companies also require engineers to obtain a professional engineering license through organizations like the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.  Civil Engineering programs are offered at 3 Mississippi 4-year universities – Mississippi State University, Jackson State University, and University of Mississippi. Click here to learn more about these programs.

Competitive candidates for engineering positions will demonstrate advanced mathematical competencies, including algebra, physics, and geometry; demonstrate critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities; apply mathematics and knowledge of physical and life sciences to correctly solve unanticipated problems; employ statistics and data analysis in experimentation; be aware of safety standards and comply with professional codes and standards; think creatively to improve controls processes that meet company standards; pay close attention to details; be able to work independently and in a team setting; and remain flexible to respond to challenges and/or feedback from colleagues, customers, or others.