Site Design and Other Issues Within the Construction Industry

Written by Economic Development Jobs on November 4, 2017. Posted in Civil engineer, Commercial construction, Mapping

Civil engineer

The United States construction industry is considered to be one of the largest markets within the world. Currently, this industry’s annual revenue is $1.731 trillion with expenditures that exceed $1,162 billion. In 2016 alone, for example, the value of non-residential local and state government construction was $257.6 billion. ConstructConnect’s forecast indicates that there will be an increase of 7.4% in residential construction spending during 2017, and non-residential spending is expected to increase by 5.5%.

Given the number of construction jobs underway, it’s not surprising there there are 7.8 million production workers within this industry. In order to construct a non-residential or residential structure, there are a number of steps that need to be completed before the project can even be started.

Understanding the Importance of conducting a Ground Water Investigation

Written by Economic Development Jobs on June 21, 2017. Posted in Civil engineer, Environmental, Surface water quality

Engineering firms

Environmental consulting firms provide a variety of services that allow for investigations into groundwater sources. They can provide an analysis of the water quality and identify potential pollutants in the water.

According to recent studies, a quarter of all rainfall in the United States becomes groundwater, which provides flows for the many streams, rivers, creeks, and lakes. The number of people that depend on ground wells for their water supply is growing as more and more people are constructing wells.

There are roughly 500,000 new residential wells const