Construction Engineering Technology

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1 Year Program

Graduate from high school with employability skills related to your educational and career goals


Heavy Equipment Operations

1 or 2 Year Program

Did you ever want to manage a job site or learn how to survey?  UTC is the only Career and Technical Education (CTE) high school that actually has a course in heavy equipment operation.  This is a career field that is in great need of highly skilled, trained operators.

This one-of-a-kind program provides time for practicing and developing eye-hand coordination skills on state-of-the-art simulators.  You will be following industrial standards of NCCER national curriculum guide as you develop surveying and construction site supervisory skills.  You will have the opportunity to drive and operate current heavy construction equipment during the entire training course.

Career Paths:  Heavy Equipment Operator, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Project & Work-Site Manager


3 high school credits for each year and college credits while still in high school

Articulation Agreements

  • Northern Maine Community College – Industrial Safety; SAE-121  –  3 credits

Dual Enrollment Agreements:

  • Northern Maine Community College – Industrial Safety; SAE-121  –  3 credits

For a complete list of the Program of Studies Agreements, please click here.

National/State Certifications/Licenses

  • The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Basic Operator Certificate
  • OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Safety & Health Certificate
  • MSHA 24 Hour Certificate
  • DOT Traffic Safety Certificate
  • CPR/First Aid Certificate

Colleges and post-secondary programs affiliated with this program include, but are not limited to:

  • University of Maine College System
  • Northern Maine Community College
  • Washington County Community College
  • Apprenticeships


Pre-requisite Academic Courses:

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry for 2nd year students
  • Ability to read, comprehend & write at a high school level



John Milligan

Phone:  (207) 942-5296 Fax:  (207) 942-0776 Email:  jmilligan If you need to email a sta... MORE



This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm.


This course is held at United Technologies Center .