Civil Engineer

Community Overview: 

As a member of the Navy Civil Engineer Corps, you can focus your work on any or all of the following areas:

  • Contract Management
  • Public Works
  • Construction Battalions
Training Pipeline After Commission: 

Those entering the Civil Engineer Corps must first attend Officer Candidate School (OCS) in Newport, R.I., for 13 weeks, followed by Civil Engineer Corps Officer School (CECOS) in Port Hueneme, CA for up to 13 weeks.

In CECOS you'll learn all about military management, military readiness, military justice, personnel administration and other courses deemed necessary to prepare you to work in contract management, public works/facilities management and construction battalions.

Special Pay/Bonuses: 


Active Duty Obligation: 
4 yrs Active from date of commission.
Service Obligation: 
Total of 8 yrs Active & Inactive.
Age Requirement: 
At least 19 and less than 29 at time of commission.
Education Requirements: 
BS/MS in ABET Engineer (Civil/ Mechanical/Electrical) Program or NAAB Architecture Program
Medical Requirements: 
Correctable to 20/20 (waivers considered).
Color vision not required.
PRK and LASIK only eye surgeries waiverable.
Special Requirements: 
2 yrs (summers) Relevant employment experience a plus.
CEC VIP-CEC officer interview required.
PE/EIT preferred, but not required.
Workforce applicants should have field related experience and show leadership and people skills