Sentence Examples with the word civil engineer

Mimaut, consul-general of France at Alexandria, sent him several books, among which was the memoir written upon the Suez Canal, according to Bonaparte's instructions, by the civil engineer Lapere, one of the scientific members of the French expedition.

It was full of anecdotes of life as a young civil engineer working for a local authority.

His father, Peter Jefferson (1707-1757), of early Virginian yeoman stock, was a civil engineer and a man of remarkable energy, who became a justice of the peace, a county surveyor and a burgess, served the Crown in,' inter-colonial boundary surveys, and married into one of the most prominent colonial families, the Randolphs.

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Resigning from the army in 1836, he became a civil engineer and constructor of railways, and was engaged under the war department in survey work.