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Recently we have launched a scheme to engage different civil engineers to share their words and knowledge via writing quality content articles and ideas. 

Field and Areas

Civil engineering is a very vast field and you can choose among any of the majors of civil engineering including 
- Structural Engineering
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Sustainable Development
- Water Resources and Hydraulics
- Management, Drawing and Planning

Or any other topic you can select; 

Guidelines 

The article you would write must follow the guidelines below :- 

1) The article must be genuine and unique; no copy past content will be entertained. You can get ideas and information from online websites, books, journals, research papers but must not copy past their wordings. 

2) The article must have one single targeted keyword / topic. Be sure to select a high paying keyword, you can go to google keyword planner tool for keyword research about your topic. 

3) The article must have atleast 800 no of words (not less than this) 

4) The article can be made interesting and appealing by using graphs, pictures, graphics and even embedded videos. 

5) The article must be divided into different sections with subheadings. 

Write and Earn

We do not want to get your services for free; we would pay you on the basis of the different criterions stated below: 

1) Keyword CPC ; Cost Per Click is the criterion on the basis of which  the advertisers like google adsense, infolinks, yahoo adwords, buynsellads, pay to the publishers. You can check the CPC of the keyword you have decided to write articles about on google keyword planner tool. https://adwords.google.com/KeywordPlanner

2) Pageviews: It is simply the no. of views your articles will get may be from search engine, social media sites or even direct access. The more pageviews your article will get the more money you would make. 
3) Quality of the content: Our editorial board will first review your article and might make some adjustments before publishing. The quality of the content would also decide how much you will get. 
For rule of thumb as stated on the internet the cost of the article can be around $1.5 - $1.75 per 100 words it is the minimal rate for a standard beginner article which can go around $2.00-$5.00 per 100 word which means if you write about a high paying keyword around 800 words you can earn around $12 to $40. 


Benefits of being a writer


We are actually trying to create a team of researchers and professionals so we would give you benefits as well. 
1) Free lifetime membership of iamcivilengineer.com (of worth $10.00) 
2) Bio in our about us and team page for the world to see
3) Share in our monthly bonuses and additional benefits. 
4) Free Technical guideline on how to write articles and be a entrepreneur

Don’t hesitative to  ask any question and queries. 


As our first project we would like to share this package of Masjid DWG free download for our visitors.
Here is a Mosque design in Autocad Dwg format. You will find the elevations and sections along with plans of a mosque.
These designs are made to follow Masjid Design Guidelines.

Mosque Architectural Plans AutoCAD dwg
Mosque Architectural Plans AutoCAD dwg 


The feature of this mosque is as follows :-

  • Open to Sky area of 76'-6" x 73' - 9" 
  • Shoe area at the enterance along with shoe racks
  • Toilet Block with 10 Toilets
  • Ablution Area of 19' x 10'3" 
  • 3 sided entrance

Download Full Mosque AutoCAD Project 

This project is for our free users and thus anyone can download the complete project including one .pdf file, one dwg file of sections and plans. Just click the button below to download the file. 


We would be sharing more Architectural plans for Mosques, Houses, Plazas, Commercial and Residential buildings So stay connected.

Civil Engineers are required in Engineering Consultancy Services Punjab (ECSP) Private Limited. Applications are invited from candidates, having experience of working in highways, buildings and infrastructure related projects with reputable consulting engineering companies for the following positions. 



Position: Project Administrator / Manager

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Engineering Consultancy Services, Punjab (ECSP)
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering , M.Sc. Engineering Management / Project Management, Preferably PMP
Min. Experience: 10-20 years experience
Pay / Scale: [not given]
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]


Position: Senior Project Coordinator

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Engineering Consultancy Services, Punjab (ECSP)
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering
Min. Experience: 15-20 years experience 
Pay / Scale: [not given]
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]


Position: Resident Engineers / ARE

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Engineering Consultancy Services, Punjab (ECSP)
Qualification: B.Sc. / M.Sc. Civil Engineering
Min. Experience: 15-20 years experience 
Pay / Scale: [not given]
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]

Position: Project Control Manager

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Engineering Consultancy Services, Punjab (ECSP)
Qualification: B.Sc. / M.Sc. Civil Engineering
Min. Experience: 15-20 years experience 
Pay / Scale: [not given]
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]

Position: Material Engineer

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Engineering Consultancy Services, Punjab (ECSP)
Qualification: B.Sc. / M.Sc. Civil Engineering
Min. Experience: 15-20 years experience 
Pay / Scale: [not given]
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]

Position: Civil Site Engineer / Inspector

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Engineering Consultancy Services, Punjab (ECSP)
Qualification: B.Sc. / DAE Civil Engineering
Min. Experience: 5-12 years experience 
Pay / Scale: [not given]
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]

How to apply?

Additional details may be obtained from Company Website www.ecsp.com.pk
Candidates may apply along with CVs and copies of educational and experience degree / certificates, latest by March, 13, 2017. position applied for should be mentioned on top right corner of the envelope to:

Company Secretary, ECSP, 
83-A, E/1, Main Boulevard, Gulber-III, Lahore

Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department, Government of the Punjab, invites applications from qualified and experienced individuals for various posts on contract basis for project management unit of Primary and Healthcare Department 

Civil Engineering Jobs in Punjab Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department
Civil Engineering Jobs in Punjab Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department [click to enlarge]


Position: Project Officer (Civil)

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Primary & Secondary Healthcare Departement, GOP,
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering or Equivalent
Min. Experience: 3 years experience in Road / Building construction or rehabilitation.
Pay / Scale: Rs. 100,000 /- on
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]


Position: Sub-Engineer(Civil)

No. of Posts : 3
Company: Primary & Secondary Healthcare Departement, GOP,
Qualification: Diploma in Civil Engineering or Equivalent
Min. Experience: 2 years experience in estimation, BOQ, Survey Execution or Rehabilitation Work
Pay / Scale: Rs. 50,000 /- on
Gender: [not given]
Age Limit : [not given]

How to apply?

Applications on prescribed form, downloadable from the Primary & Secondary Healthcare department website and facebook page alongwith attested Educational Testimonials / Experience / CV / CNIC / 2 photographs, must reach the office of 
Project Director, Project Management Unit (PMU), 
GOvernment of Punjab, Primary and Secondary Healthcare department
 31 / E-1 Shahrah-e-Imam Hussain, Gulberg-III, Lahore, 

Latest by: 3rd March, 2017, Friday. 

Directorate Planning & Human Resource
Project Management UNIT (PMU) - 042-35775361-2
Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department.
31/E-1 SHAHRAH-E-IMAM HUSSAIN, GULBERG-III, LAHORE, 

A leading construction company of the region engaged in construction of Power / Energy, High Rise Buildings, Roads, Industrial and Infrastructure Projects is seeking dynamic professionals as part of our permanent team at Head Office, Branch Offices and Different Project sites throughout country.

What is offered :- 


  • Excellent salary with fringe benefits
  • International standard environment
  • Career building opportunities
  • Advanced management systems
  • Training opportunities through u.s trained professionals



Civil Engineers required in a leading construction company
Civil Engineers required in a leading construction company 


Position: General Manager

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Leading Construction Company
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering
Min. Experience: 25 plus relevant experience in field of construction especially buildings, roads, infrastructure and industrial projects. Candidates must have excellent communication and computer skills and should be well served with planning and project management tools.
Pay / Scale: [not mentioned]
Gender: [not mentioned]
Age Limit : [not mentioned]



Position: Project Manager (Civil)

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Leading Construction Company
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering
Min. Experience: 20 plus relevant experience in field of construction especially buildings, roads, infrastructure and industrial projects. Candidates must have excellent Project Management and Monitoring skills.
Pay / Scale: [not mentioned]
Gender: [not mentioned]
Age Limit : [not mentioned]



Position: Construction Managers

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Leading Construction Company
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering / DAE Civil
Min. Experience: 25 plus relevant experience in field of construction especially buildings, roads, infrastructure and industrial projects. Candidate must have excellent technical skills in relevant discipline and also well served with site execution matters.
Pay / Scale: [not mentioned]
Gender: [not mentioned]
Age Limit : [not mentioned]



Position: Site Engineers (Civil)

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Leading Construction Company
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering / DAE Civil
Min. Experience: 25 plus relevant experience in field of construction especially buildings, roads, infrastructure and industrial projects. Candidate must have excellent technical skills in relevant discipline and also well served with site execution matters.
Pay / Scale: [not mentioned]
Gender: [not mentioned]
Age Limit : [not mentioned]


Position: Planning Engineers (Civil)

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Leading Construction Company
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering / DAE Civil
Min. Experience: Candidate must have good knowledge of planning and monitoring tools i.e. Primavera or MS Project
Pay / Scale: [not mentioned]
Gender: [not mentioned]
Age Limit : [not mentioned]



Position: Quantity Surveyor

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Leading Construction Company
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering / DAE Civil
Min. Experience: 10 years
Pay / Scale: [not mentioned]
Gender: [not mentioned]
Age Limit : [not mentioned]



Position: QA/QC Engineers

No. of Posts : 1
Company: Leading Construction Company
Qualification: B.Sc. Civil Engineering / DAE Civil
Min. Experience: 10 years
Pay / Scale: [not mentioned]
Gender: [not mentioned]
Age Limit : [not mentioned]

How to apply?



  • Interested and Eligible candidates shall forward their resume alongwith credential and recent photograph @ 
  • const. jobspk17@gmail.com


Last date to apply: [Not given]



Applications are invited from Pakistani nationals for the following project funded positions on contract basis. These positions are open in Higher Education commission, Pakistan. These positions are for establishment of sub-campuses of Public sector universities at District Level - Phase - I.



Position: Project Engineer (Civil)

No. of Posts : 1 (Punjab)
Company: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Qualification: B.Sc. / B.E. in Civil Engineering (Four Years degree) or equivalent (At least 2nd division) from HEC recognized university / institution.
Min. Experience: 5 years experience for civil works / construction of buildings, including planning, scheduling, optimized resource estimation, monitoring, periodic reviews of project progress, updating and control, compiling of technical reports and consultation with the consultant, contractor on behalf of senior management and having good interpersonal skills.
Pay / Scale: Rs. 69,750 /- pm. (increment as per PC-1)
Gender: -
Age Limit : 35 Years.



How to apply?



  • Apply online through HEC website (http://hip.hec.gov.pk) and send hard copy of the same application along with :- 
  • Photograph
  • attested copies of educational testimonials (duly attested / verified) 
  • Application processing fee @ Rs. 500 /-  may be deposited in the online A/C No. 17427900133401 of HEC maintained for the purpose of Habib Bank Ltd. Bank draft will also be acceptable as application processing fee. 


should reach

Wajid Ali Saleen
Assistant Director (HRM),
Higher education commission, Islamabad, 
Ph. 051-90401415-90401411
email: recruitment@hec.gov.pk

Last date to apply: March, 13, 2017



You’re a great engineer! You know the right way to design structures and you create efficient solutions for your clients. However transferring this into writing a great CV that gets you a great job can be difficult. Many people ask me

 why this is necessary? 

They say

“but surely at interview I can show my strengths and I will get the job”.  

Why a good CV gets you the job


This may be true but what happens if an employer looks at your CV and doesn’t invite you in to interview? In todays fast paced world hiring managers make decisions about whether a candidate looks suitable from a quick scan of the CV so you have to make sure that yours conveys all the relevant information concisely.

Tips to Write a GREAT CV for Civil Engineers
Tips to Write a GREAT CV for Civil Engineers 


The common mistakes of CV writing


The main mistakes people fall into are in the following categories

  • Not enough information
  • Too much information
  • Formatting that confuses
  • Too long


Luckily these are easy CV writing mistakes to rectify and once you have them mastered you’ll find that you get invited to interview more often and that you will be able to achieve a higher salary. We’ll show you how below but first let’s just state what a CV is there to do.

A CV’s sole purpose is to highlight your skills and convince a hiring manager that you can do the job so that he/she brings you in to interview!

Bearing that in mind lets address our common mistakes


Not enough information – Simple,add more information, but make sure the information is pertinent to your career. Information that should be added isabout the companies you worked for and the role you did there followed by the projects you individually worked on and your specific contribution on those projects.

Too much information – Also know as waffle! Consider the information highlighted above and cut it down to the minimum. We don’t need to know that you worked with Andy and that you formed a brilliant partnership, we need to know about you, where you worked and what you did.

Formatting – Keep it simple here too, follow the structure I’m about to outline, stick to one font at one size and use bold to highlight bits that need highlighting. Using any colour apart from black is a definite no-no!



How to structure your CV to get the job 

So we’ve covered what goes in it now lets look at how to present it to make it easy to read. The basics are again keep it simple and let it flow. I’ve laid this out as it should be on the CV with the correct formatting (see the bold and undelines) so you can copy and paste into Word.

Start at the top with your contact details, Name, email, phone number. No more and no less. If you’re in a country where age discrimination isn’t prohibited then they may ask age. In the EU it is illegal to do that so don’t add it.

Personal statement:

A paragraph of three or four sentences about who you are and where you want to get to in your professional life. Do not talk about personal stuff here! Employers don’t care if you have kids, a beautiful wife that you met 30 years ago. They care that you can do the job only write professional information here. Refer to the statement of what your CV is here to do above if in doubt.

Employment history 


Company Dates worked (include Months)
Job title

We have a couple of paragraphs here to describe to the hiring manager what you have done and the mistakes we talked about above come into play. You need to describe three things in this part and they are.

(Start with the most recent first and work backwards. Include all jobs you have done (if you have a long career then the further back you go the less relevant they are so you can cut down on the information to keep the CV concise).)


  • The company you worked for: What they do, how big they are (money and locations).
  • What your role was in the company: Responsibilities, seniority
  • Projects you worked on and responsibility there.


An example of a good CV would be:


Mott MacDonald Jan 1999 – Mar 2011
Senior Bridge engineer

Mott MacDonald is a global engineering design and management company that work on iconic projects in various sectors. Currently valued at £1.2 Billion they have offices in 140 countries.
Working in the bridge engineering department I was responsible for design calculations, project management and the mentoring of junior engineers along with making sure technicians produced engineering drawings.

Projects I was involved with:


  • The Golden Gate bridge – A two mile long cable stayed bridge in San Francisco where I designed the girders, and cable fixings
  • Bridge over another river – A 1200 meter long multi span concrete bridge where I designed the piers
  • Another project here

Projects added should be in order of importance and they should highlight all your skills. Don’t list hundreds though, just enough to demonstrate your skills.

If you read the above you now have a pretty good idea of what I have been doing which is the ultimate goal of a well written CV.

Education

Then you need to add your Education, only tertiary qualifications as no one wants to know about how well you did in kindergarten. Laid out like below:
University name Course taken
Dates of study Qualification


Articles / Research

If you’ve published articles or written research papers then add them.

Computer Programs

Add specialist computer programs you have used. Just bullet point them

Finally add your personal interests: This is the only place you should add anything about your personal life so add a short paragraph here.

The final tip is that if possible keep your CV to two pages. If you’ve had a long career or have been a contractor then that maybe difficult so the rule can be broken for things like that. But beware about straying because people don’t have the attention span to read long documents. They will make a decision about whether to interview you by time they have finished the first two pages so make sure these pages are loaded with all the correct info.

If it does get too long or if you really want to highlight projects then consider taking out the detail of the projects and adding them to a separate portfolio. Here you can add screen shots of designs, photos of the project, calculation examples etc.  Bearing in mind a picture paints a thousand words portfolios are worth millions!

If you have any questions use the comments section below and I’d love to hear any CV writing tips you have that you think I’ve missed.

Good luck in your job-hunting too!


About the Author

The article is written by Julian, a UK based recruitment consultant with over ten years experience working for headhunters and niche recruitment agents. His experience is all gained in the consulting engineering sector where he helps people from all over the world find their dream jobs. Find your next civil engineering job here.

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