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Sample resume for an entry-level civil engineer

If you're just starting your civil engineering career and need to shore up your resume's infrastructure, check out this entry-level resume sample.

Sample resume for an entry-level civil engineer

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Civil Engineer

To be a successful candidate for civil engineering jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. If you're just starting your civil engineering career but need to shore up your resume's infrastructure, check out this resume sample for an entry-level civil engineer that Isaacs created below. You can also download the entry-level civil engineer resume template in Word. 

Additionally, you can learn about engineering careers on Monster.



Entry-Level Civil Engineer Resume Sample



Earl Beckstrom
Sometown, MI 48103
Phone: (555) 555-5555
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  • Upcoming graduate of ABET-accredited bachelor’s in civil engineering program. Backed by successful internship experience and knowledge of engineering theories, principles, specifications and standards. Plan to earn Engineer in Training certification upon graduation.
  • Demonstrated 3D skills with the ability to design site layouts from concept through completion. Proficient user of AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation and ArcGIS.
  • Knowledge of Sometown, MI Municipalities Planning Code and zoning, subdivision and storm water ordinances.

Education & Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering program, 120/132 credits completed

  • Honors: Chi Epsilon (Civil Engineering Honor Society), Dean’s List (5 semesters)
  • Activities: Member, American Society of Civil Engineers and Emerging Green Builders (EGB); Planning Committee, Engineering Expo
  • Course Highlights:
    • Civil Engineering Design
    • Cost Estimating & Surveying
    • Structural Analysis & Dynamics
    • Geotechnical Engineering
    • Construction Methods
    • Traffic & Materials Engineering
    • Environmental Engineering
    • Water Resource Engineering
    • Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics
    • Concrete & Steel Design

Professional Experience

Engineering firm serving government and commercial clients.
Intern, Civil Engineering Group, September 2016 to Present

  • Assisted civil engineers on several key government projects involving roadway designs and improvements, solutions easing traffic congestion and replacement of deteriorating bridges.
  • Handled cost-of-materials estimations, report and document tracking, project documentation, on-site project visits, invoice/agreement verification and building permit applications.
  • Gained experience in blueprint reading, as well as preparation of maps and plans.

Worked in telesales throughout college to help finance education.
Sales Representative, June 2014 to August 2016 (seasonal)

  • Cold-called small business owners to sign new accounts for ABC Company’s print advertising service.
  • Cultivated excellent relationships throughout assigned territory.

"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us." — Winston Churchill


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