Examine civil structures


Perform non-destructive testing on civil structures such as bridges and pipelines in order to find abnormalities or damage.

Alternative labels

examination of civil structures
monitor civil structures
evaluate civil structures
civil structure examination
scrutinize civil structures
inspect civil structures
assess civil structures
check civil structures

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Examine civil structures is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Sewerage maintenance technician: Sewerage maintenance technicians inspect sewers and pipeline systems. They do this by using moving video cameras, whose recordings tell them whether they need to perform any maintenance and repair on these types of systems.
Non-destructive testing specialist: Non-destructive testing specialists carry out testing of vehicles, vessels, other manufactured objects, and construction structures without having to damage them. They use special equipment such as X-ray, ultrasound, radiographics, or infrared instruments to perform testing activities and report based on the observed results.

Optional skill

Examine civil structures is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Examine civil structures – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022