Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology

Learn in a simulated Civil & Environmental Engineering firm.

Civil and environmental engineering technicians work alongside engineers to provide technical support. They may be involved in everything from infrastructure projects such as highways, bridges and utilities to environmental and maritime projects. Students who excel in this program typically have good problem-solving skills, a flair for math and science, and have the ability to understand engineering drawings and principles. The civil and environmental engineering technology program at Bates Technical College emulates a civil engineering/surveying firm, giving students practice in many aspects of the profession.

Contact Information:

Dan Eberle, Career Advisor

253-680-7010

deberle@batestech.edu

Central / Mohler Campus

7:30AM - 4:00PM

  • Get the skills you need for the career you want.

More about the program:

Students prepare for careers as civil and environmental engineering technicians who typically work under the direct supervision of a project engineer. The program environment emulates a civil engineering/surveying firm, giving students practice in many aspects of the profession, including defining project requirements, conducting survey/field work, field engineering, construction staking, designing, estimating, modeling and client presentations. Instruction includes computer-aided design, the preparation of engineering calculations, and coordinate systems which include lengths, directions, slopes, bearings areas, volumes, weights densities, moments, forces, reactions, flows, and loads. Students learn to use a variety of computer software application packages, including, but not limited to Word, Excel, Civil 3D, CadreProHydraflow and SurvCE.

Degrees & Certificates:

  • AAS: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • AAST: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Certificate of Training: Engineering Technology
  • CIP: 15.0201 EPC: 612

Program Lengths:

  • AAS degree program length: 6 Quarters
  • AAST degree program length: 6 Quarters
  • Certificate of Training: 1 Quarter

Faculty and Other Contact Information:

Taina P. Anderson

253.680.7341

tanderson@batestech.edu

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

Program Prerequisites: COMPASS Pre-algebra 55, Reading 80, or transition from basic studies. 

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

  • National Median Salary: $53,410
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings: 6,100

This information is based on data from O*Net, captured on June 2021.

No accreditation or related information have been provided.

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Student services will be reduced May 9-20 for ctcLink implementation. Programs, courses, library, tutoring and student activities will continue as scheduled. Students can still email offices or drop off paperwork. Offices will reopen for full service on Monday, May 23.