Construction engineers are problem solvers who combine critical and analytical thinking, time management, people management, project management, estimating, planning & scheduling, project control and communication skills with their knowledge of construction and engineering methods to build facilities that are safe and on budget.

In this field, you may be involved as a planner or site engineer for municipal and energy projects, commercial buildings, housing developments systems, or road infrastructure.

The Hole School of Construction Engineering and the Construction Innovation Centre (CIC)

The Hole School of Construction Engineering is supported by the Construction Innovation Centre (CIC) to bring construction engineering research and expertise together under one umbrella, to innovate processes, enhance construction efficiency and safety.

Hole School of Construction Engineering Construction Innovation Centre


  • Construction Consultant
  • Construction Project Manager 
  • Construction-related Startup Entrepreneurs
  • Cost Estimator / Controller
  • Project Coordinator
  • Project Controls Manager
  • Project Planner / Scheduler
  • Safety Inspector
  • Site Engineer
  • Site Manager

Areas of specialization

  • Agent-based simulation
  • Automated processes and technologies
  • Construction-related modelling
  • Digital twinning
  • Extended Reality and Artificial Intelligence
  • Empathic construction 
  • Lean Construction
  • Industrialization and decarbonization of construction
  • Modular and offsite construction
  • Project planning and execution
  • Risk analysis