Basics Skill Required To Become A Successful Civil engineer

Qualities of a good civil engineer

To become a good civil engineer must need some technical skills 

is also refer as 

What qualifications do you need to become a civil engineer?

Civil Engineering Basics Skill To Become A Successful Civil engineer are listed below


A Good Civil engineer must know these tests which describe below to ensure the quality of work of civil construction.

Some important Tests which Listed below:

a] Soil Test

  • Standard Penetration Test
  • Sand Replacement Method
  • Core Cutter Method
  • Standard Proctor Test
  • Compression test
  • Triaxial Shear test
  • Permeability Test

b] Test of Aggregate

  • Crushing test
  • Abrasion test
  • Impact test
  • Soundness test
  • Specific gravity
  • water absorption test

c] A Test of Cement

  • Soundness Test
  • Fineness Test
  • Consistency Test
  • Setting the Time Test
  • Specific gravity Test
  • Strength Test

d] Test of Bitumen

  • Penetration Test
  • Ductility Test
  • Softening point Test
  • Relative density Test
  • Viscosity Test, Flash
  • Float Test.

e] Test of Concrete

  • Slump Test
  • Compressive Strength Test
  • Water Absorption Test

f] Test of Bricks

  • Water Absorption Test
  • Compressive Strength Test (Crushing Strength Test)
  • Efflorescence Test
  • Dimensions Tolerance Test
  • Hardness Test
  • Size, Shape and Colour Test
  • Warpage Test
  • Soundness Test
  • Structure Test
  • Impact Test

These are the Some important Test which an honest Engineer Should skill to perform.


Aware of Instruments 

An Engineer Should aware use of Surveying Instruments like Theodolite marking, Total Station,  and measurements. He must realize the newest software of drafting and analysis like AutoCAD, Staad, MX Road etc.

Knowledge about specifications 

An engineer should know the quality specifications For construction works. Every country has different specifications. Before Started your work you ought to know the specification or standards of your country.

Bar bending Schedule

An engineer should remember about Bar bending Schedule

Bar Bending Schedule provides the reinforcing details like cutting length of the bar, sort of bend, the length of bending, Shear reinforcement etc.

Understanding of drawings

An engineer should be ready to read and understand technical drawings, by which He/She can ready to guide the subordinate as per design. An Engineer should be ready to prepare Estimates and bills for work.

A good civil engineer should remember of the latest technology and must be know How to deal with labour and also how to take quality work from them.

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