Skills Required For Civil Engineering Students

The dream job for any civil engineering student would be getting into construction giants like L&T, Tata projects, SPCL (Shapoorji Pallonji Co. & Ltd), HCC (Hindustan Construction Company), etc.

To get into them Keep checking their websites all the time for openings and apply, keep updating your resume on Freshersworld.com or Naukari.com to get notifications for such job openings.

GENERAL SKILLS FOR A CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT

Communication skills are basic for any student especially when you require working in a team of diverse talents and also you will be talking to your clients explaining the plan, technical ideas and addressing their queries.

Apart from having a great communication skill, you should have analytical, critical and most of all leadership skills to get through in your job.

TECHNICAL SKILLS FOR A CIVIL ENGINEERING STUDENT

As a civil engineering student, you should be good at mathematics and physics to solve complex engineering problems, should be good at design techniques, efficient on working maps, drawings, models and blueprints.

BASIC SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

  • AutoCAD
  • STAAD Pro
  • 3ds Max
  • Revit
  • SAP 2000
  • ETABS

Learn at least 2 software’s apart from whatever you learned as a part of your academics to have edge over others in the interviews. Most of all keep interacting with your seniors from your second year itself to understand the industry trends and expectations from the new engineers.

Start your preparation early and be consistent. Good luck!

-U. Charitha Reddi

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