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Civil Engineering Technology

Highlands College

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Civil Engineering Technology

The graduates of this program are prepared to assist professional engineers in a wide variety of projects from transportation, to sewer and water supply, to environmental solutions. The program has a strong math and science foundation reinforced with communication, computers, and area-focused electives. Hands-on training provides the student with significant industry-like experience while enrolled in the program. This program is an excellent way for anyone interested in the engineering field to receive concentrated training in two years and be ready to enter the workforce as an engineering technician, land survey technician, materials lab technician, or civil drafter.

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Highlands College Civil Engineering Technology (CET) students are offered certification opportunities for:
  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade 1
  • Nuclear Densometers
  • Certified Surveyor Technician (CST) Level 1
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In just two years, Highlands College Civil Engineering Technology (CET) graduates are prepared to enter the workforce as:
  • Land Survey Technicians
  • Civil Drafting Technicians
  • Field Engineers/Inspectors
  • Materials Lab Technicians
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Highlands College Civil Engineering Technology (CET) program includes discipline-specific coursework in:
  • Soil, Concrete, and Asphalt
  • Construction Stakeout
  • Cadastral Surveying/Research
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Construction Contracts, Estimating, and Scheduling
  • MT DEQ Site Evaluations
  • GPS Surveying and 3D Laser Scanning
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Highlands College Civil Engineering Technology (CET) graduates are contributing to a variety of companies, including:
  • Montana Department of Transportation
  • NorthWestern Energy
  • Pioneer Technical Services
  • KLJ
  • National Forest Service
  • Granite Construction
  • Territorial Landworks, Inc.
  • Arch Coal, Inc.
To learn more about the Highlands College Civil Engineering Technology program, students, and graduates, please contact Eric Martin, 406-496-3741,