Building or Civil Engineering Technician
- Inspects construction materials and supervises work of contractors to ensure compliance with specifications and arranges remedial work as necessary.
- Sets out construction site, supervises excavations and marks out position of building work to be undertaken.
- Performs calculations and collects, records and interprets data.
- Sets up apparatus and equipment and undertakes field and laboratory tests of soil and work materials.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 20% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for building or civil engineering technician is £28,066
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 710. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for building or civil engineering technician roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £28,066 per year. That is about £2,339 per month or £14.39 per hour. New workers generally start on £14,627, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £45,915
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 710 people are employed in the region.