Department of Civil Engineering Technology

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Programme: Civil Engineering Technology
The Department of Civil Engineering Technology is home to two research groups which focus on concrete as a construction material and on soil compaction. The programme is designed to ensure graduates are skilled with knowledge and application of a range of engineering technology services.

Professional development and responsibilities include planning, design and construction of physical infrastructures in addition to management and inspection of construction process. These include buildings, bridges, highways, streets, parks, dams, drainage and irrigation systems, water supply and sewer collection systems, and commercial and industrial facilities.

Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities that exist within the field of Civil Engineering:

Civil Engineering Technology ​ ​
  • ​Building Control Surveyor
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Consulting Civil Engineer
  • Contracting Civil Engineer
  • Contracts Manager
  • Design Engineer
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Marine Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Professional Engineer
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Senior Civil Engineer
  • Senior Engineer
  • Site Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer
  • Water Engineer


Head of Department: Ms Ntebo Ngcobo