Construction and Energy Management (CEM)

Why Choose CEM?

Do you:

  • Enjoy working outdoors?
  • Like working with your hands?
  • Got an eye for fine detail?
  • Concerned about efficiency and sustainability?

Then CEM may be right for you!

Construction and energy management professionals are in high demand—especially those who have been well-trained, communicate well, have good technical skills, and are current on the latest information and technologies in the construction industry

Our Program

The program offers a variety of classes for both entry-level and career advancement positions.

With emphasis on Construction Management; Building Inspection and Constructions Codes; and Energy Management, the CEM program offers:

  • Three A.S. Degrees
  • Three Certificates of Achievement
  • Eleven Skills Certificates

Which Energy Field Is Right For You?

Career Outlook
  • 120,730 Annual Job Openings in CA*
  • 6% Growth Annually in CA*
    *(2017-2022: EMSI)

According to the Energy, Construction, and Utilities California Community Colleges Workforce & Economic Development the Construction trades in California employ over 840,000 people, and are growing at an average rate of 146,000 jobs each year. The average salary in the Construction trades is $65,000 per year.

Featured Careers
Construction and Building Inspector

Construction and building inspectors ensure that construction meets building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications. The field is growing faster than average and 2018 median income was $59,700 per year or  $28.70 per hour according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Construction Project Manager

Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish.The field is growing faster than average and 2018 median income was $93,370 per year  or $44.89 per hour according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

HVACR Technicians

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems. The field is growing much  faster than average and 2018 median income was $47,610 per year or $22.89 per hour according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.