U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
17-2051 Civil Engineers
Perform engineering duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, and facilities, such as roads, railroads, airports, bridges, harbors, channels, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, power plants, and water and sewage systems. Includes architectural, structural, traffic, ocean, and geo-technical engineers. Excludes "Hydrologists" (19-2043).
Illustrative examples: Construction Engineer,
Broad Occupation: 17-2050 Civil Engineers
Minor Group: 17-2000 Engineers
Major Group: 17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010