Every year huge investments are made on construction projects that support the Navy’s high-tech fleet of ships, aircraft, equipment and personnel. At the center of these projects are a talented group of engineers who help to ensure that each initiative is conceived, planned and completed on time, in budget and according to specification.
In this career path, you can receive unrivaled hands-on experience and advanced training in civil engineering areas including architecture, construction engineering, environmental engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydraulic engineering, land surveying, structural engineering, transportation engineering and community planning. You’ll quickly find yourself in charge of vital Navy projects, where you might:
- Oversee construction of everything from runways to docks to buildings of all kinds
- Supervise and manage utilities and other critical services
- Manage a variety of skilled construction workers (Seabees)
- Arrange budgets and schedules
- Approve completed work