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Civil/Construction is one of the broadest fields in engineering technology. The civil/construction concentration technician assists engineers in the planning for, and in the design, construction, and maintenance of residential subdivisions, industrial parks, airports, bridges, highways, dams, pipelines, railroads, and buildings. A civil/construction engineering technician may work as an engineer’s aide, civil draftsman, estimator, inspector, or surveyor’s assistant. With experience, the technician may become a design draftsman, computer-aided drafting technician, structural detailer or construction supervisor. With experience and meeting required criteria, one could become a licensed contractor or surveyor.