Prospects of Civil Engineering

Job opportunities for Civil Engineers (Civil and Structural or Civil and Environmental)

Graduates of the BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering or Civil and Environmental program have excellent opportunities to work in a wide range of areas. These include: government departments; engineering consulting industries; construction companies; and international engineering industries. For Civil and Environmental Engineering stream, graduates also have opportunities to work at Environmental Protection Department. A civil engineering education is also a good foundation for careers as middle- to top-Level managers, sales and technical representatives of a wide range of businesses.

 

1. Hong Kong Government (Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering)

  • Buildings Department

  • Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD)

  • Drainage Services Department

  • Environmental Protection Department (mainly for civil and environmental engineering stream)

  • Geotechnical Engineering Office (under CEDD)

  • Highways Department

  • Housing Department

  • Water Supplies Department

 

2. Engineering Consulting Firms (Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering)

  • Atkins China Ltd.

  • Aurecon Hong Kong Limited

  • Black & Veatch Hong Kong Ltd.

  • C M Wong & Associates Ltd.

  • CH2M HILL - Halcrow China Ltd.

  • Fugro (Hong Kong) Ltd.

  • Hyder Consulting Ltd.

  • Jacobs China Ltd.

  • Meinhardt (HK) Ltd.

  • Mott McDonald HK Ltd.

  • MVA Hong Kong Ltd.

  • Ove Arup and Partners HK Ltd.

  • SMEC Asia Ltd.

  • Tony Gee and Partners (Asia) Ltd.

  • WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

 

3. Contractors / Construction Companies (Civil, Structural or Environmental Engineering)

  • Chevalier (Construction) Company Limited

  • China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation

  • China Harbour Engineering Company Limited

  • China Overseas Building Construction Limited

  • China Railway Group Limited

  • China Road and Bridge Corporation

  • China State Civil Engineering Limited

  • China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Limited

  • Chiu Hing Construction & Transportation Company Limited

  • Chun Wo Construction and Engineering Company Limited

  • Continental Engineering Corporation

  • Dragages Hong Kong Limited

  • Gammon Construction Limited

  • Hip Hing Engineering Company Limited

  • Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited

  • Kaden Construction Limited

  • Kier Infrastructure and Overseas Limited

  • Kumagai Gumi Co., Ltd.

  • Lam Construction Company Limited

  • Leader Civil Engineering Corporation Limited

  • Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited

  • Maeda Kensetsu Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (Maeda Corporation)

  • Nishimatsu Construction Company, Limited

  • Paul Y.Construction & Engineering Co. Limited

  • Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.

  • Samsung C & T Corporation

  • Sanfield Building Contractors Limited

  • Shui On Construction Company Limited

  • Sun Fook Kong (Civil) Limited

  • Vibro Construction Company Limited

  • Vinci Construction Grands Projets

Professional Qualifications

Our graduates are eligible for Graduate Membership of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Institution of Civil Engineers, UK (ICE) and Institution of Structural Engineers, UK (IStructE).
 
(a) Training Scheme A (normally 3 years)

  • Design and Associated Office Practice (min. 12 months)
  • Site Experience (min. 12 months)
  • General (~ 12 months)

Please refer to the following link for training details:
http://www.hkie.org.hk/eng/html/gradschemea/introduction.asp
 
(b) Alternative way to get chartership
Graduates can apply for Career Appraisal via ICE after some years of practical working experience. After assessment, successful candidate will have equivalent status as completion of HKIE Training Scheme A and eligible for professional assessment via ICE. Please refer to the following link for training details:
http://www.ice.org.uk/qualification-careers/ipd/Career-Appraisal
 
(c) Professional Membership
Corporate Members of HKIE, ICE or IStructE
Disciplines: Civil, Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural