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Building Science, Applied Design, and Renewable Energy Career Cluster

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Do you have concern about the environmental and social impacts of energy and technology? Are you ready to critically examine a wide variety of problems? Are you a natural systems-designer or -builder? Are you curious about how things work? Do you like working on group projects? Are you intrigued by structures and their aesthetics?

Building Science, Applied Design, and Renewable Energy positions feature an integrated array of careers that emphasize energy efficiency, sustainable design, construction processes and innovative materials using applied learning techniques and the most current computer software.

Sustainable Technology reflects an approach to technological development, characterized by creative and sound engineering, that recognizes the social, environmental, political, economic, and technical aspects of a proposed technological solution to a problem facing a society.

Does this description align with your interests? Then check out the insights, resources, and possible careers below.

Possible Careers

Common job titles include:

  • CAD Designer/Drafter
  • Civil/Architectural Designer
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Building Inspector
  • Electrical Technician
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Environmental Engineering Technician
  • General Engineering Technician
  • Industrial/Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Landscape Architect
  • Mechanical/Electrical Drafter
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Robotics Technician
  • Surveyor

In-demand specialized skills include:

  • Project Management
  • Scheduling
  • Budgeting
  • Construction Management
  • AutoCAD
  • Civil Engineering
  • Estimating
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Calculation
  • Cost Estimation
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Revit
  • Customer Service
  • Cost Control
  • Microsoft Project
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Project Planning & Development

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