Construction Technology Skills Required, Top Entrances Career

Construction Technology is a branch of Civil Engineering. This Construction Technology programme deals with the study of construction methods. Construction technologists design, plan, construct and manage infrastructures such as highways, bridges, airports, buildings, dams, Tunnel, railroads, etc. Hence, the course will focus on different types of materials used for construction, along with testing procedures to assure quality control. It covers the fundamentals of construction Industries. The course focuses on the construction and structural principles, safety standards, and the steps involve in the design, procurement and construction of a project.


Highlights:

This topic highlights some strategy and function how design, procurement and construction of a project happen. Some highlights points are given below:

  • Steps in the design, procurement and construction of a project.
  • Documentation involved in a construction project.
  • Different types of schedules and estimates and how different people on a construction project use them.
  •  Basic structural and building construction principals
  •  Processes of a construction project including design, bidding, project closeout.
  • Different types of law that are involved in the construction process.
  • Safety standards that are involved in a construction project.
  • Types of costs that are recorded on a construction project.


Course and Eligibility:

Course 
Duration
Eligibility
Entrance
B. Tech
4 years
12th with at least 60 % of marks (SC/ST-55%) with science stream (physics, chemistry and mathematics) from a recognized Board
  • JEE main
  • UPSEE
  • COMEDK
  • BITSAT
  • WBJEE
M. Tech
2 years
Complete B. Tech degree with at least 60% of marks (SC/ST- 55%), qualified GATE score.
  • JEE advanced
  • GATE
  • CCMST

Some of the top companies who hire the Construction Technology Engineers:

  • L&T.
  • Ashok Buildcon.
  • DLF.
  • TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd.
  • Schlumberger.
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.
  • Jacobs Engineering.
  • Maytas Infra Ltd. 
  • Essar Group.
  • Gammon India Ltd.
  • Land Transport Authority


Admission Procedure:

For B. Tech-

  • A candidate must have to qualify the entrance exams conducted by the various Universities.
  • After qualifying the entrance exam students to go through the counselling procedure conducted by the Universities. 
  • Students can get their seat by the score secured in the entrance exam.
  • Some institutions give direct admission to the candidates by taking the mark list obtained in the 12th.

For M. Tech-

  • Based on GATE score or Entrance Exam results conducted by the University of Mark obtained in the graduation.


Syllabus:

Subjects- 

  • Building construction & design
  • Construction inspection
  • Construction planning and control
  • Design of structures
  • Heavy equipment operations
  • Metals fabrication
  • Project management & planning
  • Welding
Semester I
Semester II
Semester III
Semester IV
Construction and planning
Construction Methods and Equipment Management
Seminar 
Progress Seminar
Contracts, Administration and Arbitration
Safety Management in construction
Projects Stage I
Projects Stage II
Life Cycle Costing of Infrastructures
Advanced concrete Technology
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Irrigation water distribution System
Environment and Energy Management
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Laboratory Practice I
Laboratory Practice II
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Skills Required:

  • An analytical mind and critical thinking skills.
  • Good laboratory skills.
  • An ability to quickly assess large amounts of information and data.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Self-confidence and motivation.
  • Determination.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Analytical Knowledge of Mathematics and Physics.


    Career and Job prospective:

    Candidates from graduate and postgraduate get recruited in various sector of India like Healthcare, Transport and Communication Infrastructure, Construction and Property, etc.

    Job Post
    Job Description
    Salary
    Tunnel Construction Engineer 
    A engineer to monitor construction on a tunnel construction site, project engineers in construction management for an authority or a company from the DB AG rail company or other private or public enterprises.
    2.8 lakhs to 3.5 lakhs per year
    Resident Construction Engineer
    Resident Engineers supervise the planning, coordination and implementation of construction projects. The types of projects vary, ranging from constructing bridges to the development of roads and highways. They ensure the projects adhere to all plans and regulations and that safety measures are appropriately taken.
    2 lakhs to 10 lakhs per year
    Construction Planning Engineer
    Planning engineers decide and develop the most appropriate economic models and engineering methods for projects. Planning engineers are normally onsite during an engineering project to supervise all stages of work and provide solutions.
    5 lakhs to 6 lakhs per year
    Construction Engineer
    A construction Engineer focuses on the design, planning, building and management of roads, bridges, utility systems, dams and other pieces of infrastructure
    4 lakhs to 5 lakhs per year
    Lecture/ Professor
    A Professor gives lecture or teaches the students about the construction technology.
    8 lakhs to 10 lakhs per year
    Quality Control Engineer
    Quality control engineers are responsible for testing new products and determining whether those products meet the standards of the business in reliability, durability and functionality. Some quality control engineers are responsible for writing procedures and drafting the evaluations for the products they work with.
    3 lakhs to 4 lakhs per year
    Planning Engineer
    Planning engineers decide and develop the most appropriate economic models and engineering methods for projects. They work in a variety of fields such as civil engineering or construction
    4 lakhs to 8 lakhs per year
    Supervisory Engineer 
    A Supervision Engineers work closely with the local team, supporting and supervising them on the Site supervision works, including supervision of construction, testing and examining materials used and workmanship employed, and providing overall guidance and advice to construction supervision/contractors.
    2 lakhs  to 3 lakhs per year


     FAQs:

    Q:  Scope for Construction Technology;
    A:  A career after this engineering is highly rewarding. There are some jobs that involve supervision, construction, design and analyzes of private as well as public projects, such as dams, highways, canals, water sewages and bridges. 


    Q: Why Construction Technology required?
    A: We're able to build stronger, taller, and more energy-efficient structures by applying Construction Technology. Technology has made construction sites safer and workers more efficient. It has allowed us to increase productivity, improve collaboration, and tackle more complex projects.


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