Structural engineers build structures that must withstand the stresses and pressures of human use and environmental conditions. They configure structures, select suitable building materials, inspect construction work and ensure the structural soundness of buildings and structures.
Excellent numeracy skills
Excellent analytical skills
Good attention to details
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Well paid job
Demand never ends
An abundance of practical knowledge
Chance to work abroad
Highly respected profession
A unique blend of technical expertise and creativity
Interesting site work
Requires a lot of hard work and knowledge of maths and science
Challenging and stressful job
High risk of engineering failures if you make mistakes