A civil engineer is a person who makes the environment more beautiful by various development activities. He is associated with all parts of the development of a project. Sometimes the drawings from the design office could not be executed at the site so he should give suggestions to improve. He should also take care of the following.
1- Ensure safety at the site.
2- Responsibility of the whole site.
3- Always keep the site clean.
4. Have a good relationship with people neighbouring the site.
5- Good relationship with seniors and workers.
The above said are extra qualities that a site engineer should have to become great. Besides this, he should have primary requirements to become a good site engineer.
1- Well versed with quantity surveying.
2- Ensure elevation would match plan.
3- Have a basic knowledge of structural engineering.
4- Geotechnical Engineering.
5- Ensure levels of various parts of the building.
6- Ensure the mix used at the site is right in case of R.C.C. buildings.
7- Should be able to read drawings. Different standards are used in steel and R.C.C. buildings.
8- Sometimes site engineer might be in charge of the wages of workers also. He would be associated with huge money.