I want to work in...Civil Engineering and Construction

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Overview of the property and construction industry 


Typical job profiles

Civil Engineer (TARGETjobs)

Construction manager (Prospects)

Consulting civil engineer (Prospects)

Contracting civil engineer (Prospects)

Facilities manager (Prospects)

Site engineer (Prospects)

Structural engineer (Prospects)


Useful online resources

InvestNI - Construction company database for Northern Ireland

What is civil enginering? (ICE)

WISE (Women into Science, Engineering and Construction) 

Women's Engineering Society (WES)

Construction News news from the construction industry

Building - online magazine for the UK construction industry


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Careers in Construction


ICERecruit specialist civil engineering job board

Just engineers

New civil engineer

Defence Engineering and Science Group (DESG) Graduate Scheme -  Civil Engineers

TARGETjobs construction and civil engineering graduate jobs

The Structural Engineer Jobs - online recruitment site for the IStructE

Career Structure

FM World Jobs - official job board for the IWFM


Construction Manager Jobs - CIOB recruitment site

Specialist Recruitment agencies


Professional bodies

Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE)

Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)

Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)

Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)

Construction Industry Council (CIC)

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)

The Association of Women in Property


See also our resources on  Town and Regional Planning

To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.