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Developer
Developer

As land owners, developers engage and work closely with other Built Environment firms to develop, redevelop and rejuvenate the buildings we see everyday! As property owners, they maintain, operate and manage existing buildings too!

Builder
Builder

Builders manage an ecosystem of sub-contractors to plan, execute, oversee and inspect construction projects, from design to project's completion! Processes are increasingly digitalised to enhance productivity - this means less time spent on site, and more time to plan ahead!

Consultant
Consultant

Consultants design different systems that we see (and may not see) within a building, ranging from architectural, structural, mechanical to electrical! They oversee and administer contracts, and provide cost management advisory too!

Facilities Management Company
Facilities Management Company

Facilities Management Company ensures that buildings are well maintained, clean and safe. They supervise sub-contractors, manage operating budget and optimise longer-term building performance, such as energy efficiency!

Technology Provider
Technology Provider

Technology providers are the digital spine of the sector, enabling greater productivity through innovation! From robotics and automation to digital platforms and systems, the technology scene in the Built Environment sector is growing steadily!

Architect
Architect

The Architect develops the architectural designs based on project requirements such as technical aspects, relevant codes and standards.

Civil and Structural Engineer
Civil and Structural Engineer (Design)

The Civil and Structural Engineer develops civil and structural engineering designs based on project requirements from conceptual to schematic to detailed designs.

Mechanical Engineer / Electrical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer / Electrical Engineer (Design)

The Mechanical Engineer / Electrical Engineer develops mechanical / electrical engineering designs based on project requirements from conceptual to schematic to detailed designs.

Engineer (Construction)
Engineer (Construction)

The Engineer (Construction) manages all aspects of the construction site, from preparations to build-out.

Quantity Surveyor
Quantity Surveyor

The Quantity Surveyor / Contracts Manager / Cost Manager is responsible for taking measurements and drafting tender documentation.

Facilities Manager
Facilities Manager

The Facilities Officer / Facilities Manager manages and evaluates facility operations to ensure that they are safe and functional such as implement quality standards and procedures for preventive and corrective maintenance works and retrofitting.

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The Six Professionals in the Construction Value Chain

Built Environment Careers

The built environment sponsoring organisations will have varying manpower needs. What this page shows are just six key job roles in the built environment sector. Check out the Skills Framework for Built Environment, for information on built environment job roles and career pathways!