Pavement Engineer

Pavement engineering is a branch of civil engineering, that uses engineering skills to design firm footpaths. Find out more about what pavement engineer’s do, their roles and responsibilities and start a career in engineering today.

What is a Pavement Engineer?

A pavement engineer is responsible for designing, installing and maintaining inflexible pavements. This includes highways, roads and streets. This field of work falls under civil engineering.Pavement engineers play a crucial role in making sure that pavements structural conditions are firm and are able to withhold various weights as well as meets the needs of traffic, pedestrians and the environment it surrounds.


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Pavement Engineer Job Description

Pavement Engineer Job Overview

A pavement engineer is to ensure that there are cost-effective supplies and maintenance of sidewalks and pavements as well as ensuring the correct materials are used to build solid structures. These engineers must ensure the correct geolocation investigation, assement, design and quality of the construction.

Responsibilities of a Pavement Engineer

A pavement engineer’s responsibilities mostly consist of quality design delivery. Most reponsibilities include ensuring that the pavement structures are well built, firm and maintained.
  • Review of solid pavement materials
  • Maintence of concrete
  • Creates pavement plans and drawings
  • Creates technical reports
  • Creates regulatory safety issues documents
  • Overseeing budget and project resources
  • Writing pavement construction specifications
  • Maintains pavement structures after being built

Pavement Engineer Qualifications

The qualifications needed to become a pavement engineer include:
  • A Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree
  • After a degree, 3 years of practical training under a registered professional engineer.
Skills needed:
  • Creativity and flexiblity
  • Communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • project management
  • critical thinking
  • Team work

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Pavement Engineer Jobs currently open:

Civil Engineer - Pavement
Location: Cape Town
Join a dynamic consulting group on a large project.
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Assistant Resident Engineer
Location: Pretoria
Join a global leader in toll planning! An Assistant Resident engineer is wanted!
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Location: Gauteng
Salary: Market Related
CLIENT in the CONSULTING engineerING INDUSTRY requires the services of an ASSISTANT RESIDENT engineer at their office in the GAUTENG AREA as soon as possible
21 days ago

Location: Gauteng
Salary: Market Related
CLIENT in the CONSUTLING engineerING INDUSTRY requires the services of a RESIDENT engineer at their offices in the GAUTENG AREA as soon as possible
21 days ago

Works Contract Engineer
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: Negotiable
Are you a skilled Works Contract engineer with a strong background in pavement and geometric design? We want you! Our client is seeking a highly qualified Project engineer with extensive experience in contract management to join their team. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil engineering (BSc or BEng.) with a focus on road ...
71 days ago