Civil Engineering Professionals design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, gas and water supply schemes, sewerage systems, roads, airports and other structures; analyse the likely behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures and design structural foundations; analyse the statical properties of all types of structures and test the behaviour and durability of materials used in their construction; plan and develop transportation systems; and estimate and monitor the construction costs of projects.
You need a bachelor degree in a related field to work as a Civil Engineering Professional. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.
Registration may be required in some states and territories. In addition, Engineers Australia has a non-compulsory National Engineering Register.