Civil and Construction Engineering Technology

Civil and Construction Engineering Technology Careers

Graduates find employment working as civil technicians, CAD drafters, designers, surveyors, construction inspectors, material testing technicians, estimators, and environmental technicians in public works and private sector jobs.

With the ever-increasing need for infrastructure and the continuing retirement of seasoned technicians in this field, there are tremendous job opportunities and potential for advancement.

Starting Wages: $35,800 - $52,200 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

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Black Hawk County Engineer’s Department Waterloo, IA
City of Waterloo Engineering Department Waterloo, IA
Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, IA
Herold-Reicks Surveying New Hampton and Waverly, IA
IIW, P.C. Dubuque, IA
Iowa Department of Transportation Ames, IA
McClure Engineering Co. Fort Dodge, IA
Peterson Contractors, Inc. Reinbeck, IA
Terracon Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids, IA

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt
Buchanan Hall 128
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Student Success Specialist

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
319-296-2329 ext.1062
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Program Advisor

Paresh Shettigar
Buchanan Hall 128G
319-296-2329 ext.1107
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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