What's it like to be a Site Engineer?
Site Engineers direct and oversee the on–site flow of work, materials and equipment on civil engineering projects. They coordinate and direct the on–site activities of construction projects including roads, bridges, dams, pipelines, airports and other structures, and gas, water and sewer systems.
Site Engineers are skilled in engineering project management, cost estimation and interpreting complex plans and specifications. They are employed by government departments, engineering consultancies, construction contractors and mining companies.
What can I earn as a Site Engineer?
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How to become a Site Engineer
- Complete an Engineers Australia accredited Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Civil Engineering. This is usually a four-year course of study including three years of undergraduate level and one year of honours level study. Prerequisite subjects include English, maths, chemistry and physics.
- Consider completing further postgraduate study such as the Master of Engineering.
- Aim to secure an internship or placement while studying. This will provide you with valuable work experience.
- Upon graduating, attain your Engineers Australia membership and register with the NER.
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