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Contact: Stephen JamesTitle: Department ChairContact: sjames@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Engineering and Construction Technology Level II

Technology and Health Division
Certificate N0481
This intermediate certificate is intended to continue preparing students for employment in the engineering and construction field.  An understanding of building materials and architectural specifications in construction, building and zoning codes, permits, and architectural CAD and BIM will be developed. These skills are critical for direct employment in the fields of construction, general or civil engineering technology, building inspection and construction management. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

Required Courses
 

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Construction Managers

      Construction Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9021.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $81.54

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $87,266.31
      Annual Job Openings
      4,996

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Civil Engineering Technicians

      Civil Engineering Technicians

      SOC Career Code: 17-3022.00

      Apply theory and principles of civil engineering in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of structures and facilities under the direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $47.96

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $65,451.37
      Annual Job Openings
      972

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

      Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

      SOC Career Code: 47-1011.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction or extraction workers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $61.27

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $72,477.91
      Annual Job Openings
      9,470

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Construction and Building Inspectors

      Construction and Building Inspectors

      SOC Career Code: 47-4011.00

      Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $66.09

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $83,375.05
      Annual Job Openings
      1,743

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Engineering and Construction Technology Level II

    Technology and Health Division
    Certificate N0481
    This intermediate certificate is intended to continue preparing students for employment in the engineering and construction field.  An understanding of building materials and architectural specifications in construction, building and zoning codes, permits, and architectural CAD and BIM will be developed. These skills are critical for direct employment in the fields of construction, general or civil engineering technology, building inspection and construction management. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

    Required Courses
     

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Engineering and Construction Technology - Level I10
    PLUS
    Completion of the Engineering and Construction Technology - Level II10
    Total Units20
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Engineering and Construction Technology - Level I
    ECT 16CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
    ECT 67Reading Construction Drawings3
    ECT 70Elements of Construction Management3
    Total Units10
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Completion of the Engineering and Construction Technology - Level II
    ARCH 142Architectural Materials and Specifications4
    ARCH 145Building and Zoning Codes3
    ARCH 147Architectural CAD and BIM3
    Total Units10

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence

  • Engineering and Construction Technology Level I

    Technology and Health Division
    Certificate E0423

    This foundational certificate is the first part of a multi-level certificate program preparing students to enter the field of construction, general or civil engineering technology, building inspection as well as construction management. Skills in reading construction drawings, construction processes and terminology, CADD computer applications in building construction and engineering will be developed. These skills are critical for employment in the engineering and construction technology or construction management sectors. 

    Required courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    ECT 16CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
    ECT 67Reading Construction Drawings3
    ECT 70Elements of Construction Management3
    Total Units10

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence

  • Engineering and Construction Technology, AS

    Technology and Health Division
    S0430
    This degree is intended to prepare students for employment in the engineering and construction field.  An understanding of building materials and architectural specifications in construction, building and zoning codes, permits, and architectural CAD and BIM will be developed. The development of these skills is critical for direct employment in the fields of construction, general or civil engineering technology, building inspection or construction management. Students desiring a Bachelor’s Degree (transfer program) should consult with a counselor or advisor to discuss transferability of courses.

    This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

    Required Courses
     

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    ARCH 142Architectural Materials and Specifications4
    ARCH 145Building and Zoning Codes3
    ECT 16CADD and Digital Design Media Level I4
    ECT 17Legal Aspects of Construction3
    ECT 26Civil Engineering Technology and CADD3
    ECT 67Reading Construction Drawings3
    ECT 70Elements of Construction Management3
    ECT 71Construction Estimating3
    ECT 87Fundamentals of Construction Inspection3
    Total Units29
    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

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Contact: Stephen JamesTitle: Department ChairContact: sjames@mtsac.edu

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