Careers in Civil Technology

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Many students in the Civil Technology Program choose to continue their education toward a baccalaureate degree. Others go directly into their job of choice. Today’s Civil Technology graduates work in professional design firms, large and small companies, engineering and surveying firms, and municipalities.

Job Title Examples

  • Field engineer
  • Survey technician
  • Project surveyor
  • Associate landscape architect
  • Director of public works
  • Director of retail construction
  • Licensed land surveyor
  • Senior account engineer
  • Certified professional constructor
  • Planning associate
  • Project manager
  • Director of trails and exhibits
  • Product analyst
  • Facilities supervisor
  • Engineering foreman
  • Manager of maintenance operations
  • System electrician
  • Self-employed business owner
  • Residential/commercial energy auditor

  • Solar/Wind/Geothermal/Biomass Energy System Sales/Designer/Installation and Service Technician

  • Sustainable Energy Advocate

  • Green Building Project Manager

*The representation is sourced from the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The website links are provided as a guide and do not represent a complete picture of a chosen career field or geographic area. To garner a thorough understanding of an industry of choice, researching multiple sources and speaking with professionals in the field is recommended.

Median salary data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is the median for all employed in the field and not entry level salary.