where you can work
Civil engineers can work in the public or private sectors, in engineering firms, public administration, residential, commercial and industrial construction, amusement park design, manufacturing, and transportation.
As condos, retail centres, roads and other infrastructure are built, your expertise is needed to ensure these structures are safe and durable. Despite a somewhat lackluster economy, the housing market is strong. The housing boom in Canada had led to an increased volume of new structures being built, and a steady demand for civil engineers. Currently, the strongest demand for civil engineers in Canada's major city centres such as Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary where homes and other infrastruture is being rapidly built.