A degree in Construction Engineering Technology prepares the student for a career in general construction, heavy/highway/utility construction, building construction, mechanical and electrical contracting, specialty contracting and consulting. This degree also provides education and training for future careers in the construction industry as Project Leads, Superintendents, Quality Control Inspector, Safety Officer, and other technical positions required to complete construction projects on time, on budget and of the desired quality.


Related Career Titles for Construction Engineering Technology


Computer Programmer

Concrete Formwork Designer


Cost Consultant

Customer Service Representative

Design Consultant

Design/Construction Engineer

Distribution Manager

Electrical Contractor


Field Engineer

Financial Analyst

General Construction Worker

General Superintendent

Healthcare Administrator

Highway Construction Worker

Human Resources Manager

 Insurance Manager

Manager of Information Systems

Management Trainee

Marketing Researcher

Mechanical Contractor

Military Official

Non-Technical Sales

Portfolio Manager

Private Accountant

Project Engineer

Project Manager

Public Accountant

Public Relations Specialist

Quality Control Inspector

Safety Officer


Temporary Structures Formwork Designer

Utility Construction Worker

Industries That Hire Construction Engineering Technology Majors

Building, Developing, & General Contracting

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting Services

Architectural Services

Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing Companies

Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation Services


Computer and Electronic Product Companies

Computer Systems Design/Computer Consulting Companies

Consulting Services

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturing Companies

Engineering Services

Federal Government

State and Local Government

Military Services

Insurance Companies

Investigation & Security Services

Scientific Research & Development Services

Transportation Services

Transportation Equipment

Utilities Companies

Educational Services


Web Sites For Construction Engineering Technology Majors

The Technology Interface

NICET Online: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies

Careers In Construction




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