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Building Engineer, as the name suggests is the person responsible for overseeing the construction projects like dams, roads, buildings, ports, etc. Thus, this person is someone who has immense experience in the said field, and can oversee and monitor the construction of these projects. This person not only monitors the projects, but also plays an active role in site inspection, costing of the project, devising a plan, making blue-print of the final output, etc. Thus, he/she has to have complete knowledge in construction, designing, renovation, operations, etc. The sample building engineer resume given below will help understand more about the said profile. However, before that let us read a brief description about the same, which will help in understanding the job profile better.

Building Engineering comprises of -

  • Structural Engineering - working on projects like roads, ports, buildings, etc.
  • Marine Engineering - working on projects like dams
  • Environmental Engineering - working on projects like wastage treatment plant, sewage system, etc.
  • Architectural Engineering - construction of houses, etc.
These engineers not only consider the engineering aspect of their duty, but are also responsible for considering the environment factors and regulations, while working on the proposals of any construction project.

Building Engineer Resume Sample

Mark .M. Thornton
4197 Simpson Street
Alexandria, VA 22101
Ph: 555 464 123 58

Career Objective:

With immense experience and expertise gathered over these years, I still have zeal to learn new things, take up new challenges, and work on projects that involve new technologies, which require brainstorming and troubleshooting, to assure successful completion of project. Thus am open to working in a challenging environment, wherein all my skills and expertise will be furnished further.

Career Summary:

With a total work experience of 14 years, am currently working as a Building Engineer, with Virginia State Development Corporation. Have thorough expertise in engineering technologies and environment regulations that help me in assuring the completion of projects as per the specifications, on time, and with accuracy.

Summary of Skills:

  • Critical and analytical thinking, which helps me analyze the pros and cons of every activity of the project
  • Good troubleshooting skills that help in identifying and fixing problems then and there before it aggravates further
  • Good at decision making, which helps in taking the right decisions, judging the benefits and losses of every action and situation, etc.
  • Thorough with various design techniques, tools, and principles of designing that help in simulation of the project idea, such that it can be discussed and judged further
  • Good management and communication skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Good negotiation skills that help in striking the best deal at the best possible cost

Professional Experience:

Current Employer - Virginia State Development Corporation
Designation: Building Engineer
(2006till date)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for infrastructure development and planning
  • Judge the proposals for development of roads, rails, etc.
  • Do a thorough cost-benefit analysis, critical analysis, etc., before proceeding with the plan
  • Review the designs developed by the engineers, and study the same in detail, keeping in mind the shortcomings and strengths of the projects, environment regulations governing it, etc.
  • Oversee the purchase of raw material for the project
  • Site inspection and on initiation of projects regular site visits to monitor the work
  • Traveling to new site locations, before initiation of the project to ensure that everything is in place
  • Get the required approvals before initiating the project
  • Assuring that the project is completed as per the standard specifications, with the use of best quality raw material and techniques
  • Responsible for maintenance of the projects developed earlier

Previous Work Experience:

SGS Developers
Designation: Assistant Site Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Building Engineer
  • Responsible for site inspection and monitoring
  • Oversee the techniques of development, proportion of raw material mixture, raw materials quality, etc.
  • Make sure that the project is being developed as per the blueprint designed for it
  • Make sure that none of the environment regulations are violated while project development
  • Report to the Building Engineer

Pioneer Infra Developers
Designation: Project Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop designs using CAD
  • Draft tenders/quotation for submission to the concerned government authorities
  • On approval of the quotation, work in coordination with the purchase department, to ensure that the right quantity and quality of raw material is purchased
  • Devise a plan and schedule for the project
  • Assure the completion of the project in time, and coordinate with the Quality Assurance Officer to ensure that the project meets quality specifications


  • MS. in Civil Engineering - 1995
  • Diploma in Project Management - 1994
  • Bachelors of Civil Engineering - 1993

Computer Skills:

  • Expertise in using Auto CAD to simulate project designs
  • Proficiency in using analysis and statistical tools
  • Proficiency in data and record management


Looking for suitable job opportunities in Portsmouth and Alexandria


Available on request

Mark .M. Thornton

The sample building engineer resume given above clearly puts forth that the candidate has immense experience in the field before working as a Building Engineer. This experience and expertise developed over the years helps the candidate monitor, oversee, and handle a project that involves huge cost and resources. Using this sample resume, one can draft a resume for oneself, making sure that all the expertise and skills are portrayed to the best.

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