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Civil Engineer

Career Description

There are literally thousands of Air Force buildings, structures and utilities around the world, and it's the job of Air Force Civil Engineers to ensure they're not only maintained but combat ready. At a moment's notice, a Civil Engineer can be flown anywhere in the world to assess damage, perform emergency repairs, advise commanders on emergency response and train personnel in a wide range of disaster preparedness. Whether you specialize in architectural, electrical, mechanical or environmental engineering, your job will always be to help the mission succeed.

Career Tasks

  • Master drafting, surveying and construction management
  • Build and maintain structures and utilities
  • Advise and consult with commanders on emergency response
  • Dispose of conventional, nuclear and chemical biological weapons

Relevant Interests & Skills

You might like this position if you have interests in these areas:

  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Business, Operations and Administrative
  • Facilities

Becoming an Officer

To become an officer in the Air Force, you'll enter a rigorous nine-week Officer Training School that will challenge you physically and mentally while preparing you to be a leader.