civil engineer

noun
a person who designs public works, as roads, bridges, canals, dams, and harbors, or supervises their construction or maintenance.

Origin:
1785–95

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civil engineer
 
n
a person qualified to design, construct, and maintain public works, such as roads, bridges, harbours, etc
 
civil engineering
 
n

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His father, a civil engineer, came up with the idea of an internal construction
  ramp a decade ago.
Instead, build a strong resume as a civil engineer in your country.
His vision was remarkable, especially since he was a civil engineer with no
  architectural training.
The bees, it appears, are able to triangulate as well as a civil engineer.
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