The Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) is a staff corps of the United States Navy. CEC officers are professional engineering and architects, acquisitions specialists and Seabee Combat Warfare Officers. They are responsible for executing and managing the planning, design, acquisition, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Navy’s shore facilities. The Civil Engineer Corps is under the command of the Chief of Civil Engineers and Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command.
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
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be at least 19 and under 42 when commissioned (maximum age limit may be adjusted for prior active duty service).
- Have a B.S. or B.A. degree from an accredited college or university.
- Be physically qualified by Navy standards.
PAY & WORK SCHEDULE
- Based on Experience & Education with Board Evaluation of Knowledge
- Reserve Navy Officers Work (1) Weekend a Month and (14) Consecutive Days during the year unless volunteering otherwise. (Estimated Starting Salary approx. (1) Weekend a Month)