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Careers Civil Engineer

It’s critical that Air Force buildings and structures are not only maintained but remain combat-ready. Responsible for coming up with and implementing solutions to complex problems, Civil Engineers keep our facilities and utilities running effectively. From drafting, surveying and planning to explosive ordnance disposal and disaster preparedness, these highly trained engineers provide necessary problem-solving skills and a wide range of expertise to thousands of structures around the world.

Relevant Interests and Skills:

  • Engineering Applied Science
  • Facilities

Career Tasks:

  • Master drafting, surveying and construction management.
  • Assess damage and perform necessary repairs.
  • Support combat operations and activities.
  • Maintain emergency response force to cope with enemy attacks, major accidents and natural disasters.
  • Determine requirements, direct operations and repairs of facility and utility systems.
  • Dispose of conventional, nuclear and chemical biological weapons.

Spend Your Career Leading Others, Not Paying Off Debt

An education at the U.S. Air Force Academy is provided at no cost to cadets. Instead, once you graduate, you will commission as an officer in the U.S. Air Force or Space Force. The length of your commitment will depend on your career path, but the benefits will last a lifetime.

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