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Civil Engineering

Company: U.S. NAVY
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 workRESPONSIBILITIESAs part of the Navy Civil Engineer Corps, you can focus your work on any or all of the following areas:* Contract Management - Be the primary contact between Navy and civilian contractors, managing contracts worth up to hundreds of millions of dollars. Handle every aspect of a project, from overseeing construction, to resolving design problems, to ensuring that payments are correctly processed.* Public Works - Assume responsibility for any of the hundreds of Navy shore facilities - some as large as entire cities. Supervise and maintain utilities. Oversee construction and repair, manage budgets, approve public works plans, and provide services to visiting ships.* Construction Battalions - Command up to 600 Enlisted workers (Seabees) in the construction of airfields, bridges, ports or buildings - all in support of both humanitarian outreach and military deployment.WORK ENVIRONMENTAs a Navy Civil Engineer, you may work at Navy bases or ports of call around the globe. You may be deployed to help develop or rebuild areas affected by natural disasters. Your day-to-day work may be indoors, outdoors, in a shop environment or in office surroundings.TRAINING AND ADVANCEMENTThose entering the Civil Engineer Corps must first attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Newport, RI, followed by Civil Engineer Corps Officer School - where you'll receive specialized training needed for Navy projects, including management, administration, contract management, public works, and specialized military roles such as Construction Battalions.Promotion opportunities are regularly available but are competitive and based on performance. It's also important to note that specialized training received and work experience gained in the course of service can lead to valuable credentialing and occupational opportunities in related fields.EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIESBeyond professional credentials and certifications, Navy Civil Engineers can advance their education by:* Pursuing opportunities at institutions such as Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) or Navy War College (NWC)* Completing Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) at one of the various service collegesProspective Navy Civil Engineers may qualify for the Civil Engineer Collegiate (CEC) Program, which provides you up to $139,000 while pursuing your engineering or architecture degree. You could earn between $2,900 and $5,800 per month, depending on your rank and BAH while in school. The national average is $3,900 per month.QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTSCandidates seeking a position in the Civil Engineering Corps must be seeking or have a four-year degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in the field of civil, mechanical or electrical engineering. Candidates must also be U.S. citizens and willing to serve worldwide.General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you're currently serving, whether you've served before or whether you've never served before.This job requires an enlistment into the United States Navy.recblid 33sjwlzj3d5y5f5s3e6enmjkh6gt4f

Keywords: U.S. NAVY, Smyrna , Civil Engineering, Engineering , Smyrna, Georgia

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