Why choose Civil and Construction Engineering Technology at PCC?
The Oregon Employment Department reports that Portland-area civil and construction engineering technicians earn between $21.34 and $45.55 per hour. The average annual salary is $64,975.
Get a quality education
The CCET program has well-equipped laboratories with state-of-the-art technology, experienced instructors, and student resources that offer support every step of the way. Our faculty have practical experience working for consulting engineering firms, construction firms, government agencies, and other employers. That experience brings the real world right into the classroom, so you will be job-ready when you graduate.
Learn relevant skills
Local civil and construction engineering technicians currently working in the field helped design our classes to assure your training applies to your career. CCET has an active Industry Advisory Board which guides and supports the training within the program.
Degrees and certificates
|Award||Length||Financial aid eligible||Currently accepting students?|
|Associate Degree: Civil and Construction Engineering Technology||2 years|
What will you learn?
You will receive a well-rounded education that combines instruction in:
- Computer-aided drafting
- Plan reading
- Project management
- Materials testing
PCC’s program is also designed to develop skills in:
- Computer programming and software use
- Oral and written communication
- Organizing and solving problems
What will you do?
As a civil and construction engineering technician, you will help engineers plan, design, and construct infrastructure and buildings in both the public and private sectors. Typical projects include:
- Airports and transportation systems
- Buildings and structures
- Coastal improvements
- Highways and roadway design
- Land development projects
- Rapid transit facilities
- Residential and commercial complexes
- Stormwater control facilities
- Water and wastewater treatment plants
Applying to PCC is free and only takes a few minutes.Apply now