Construction Management Technology

Construction Management Technology

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Whether it’s residential, commercial or infrastructure you’re interested in, career opportunities include working as a general contractor, project manager, estimator, scheduler or a jobsite superintendent. In addition, our graduates frequently run or open their own businesses. The region’s leading employers are seeking out our graduates!
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The median annual wage for career opportunities for graduates of similar programs, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.
$60,382.00
Award Types: AAS Degree
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 72 (AAS)

 

Does the construction industry interest you? Do you have the desire and motivation to be involved in day-to-day planning, design, and construction of dynamic projects? At Southeast Tech, get to where you want to be in just two years with a Construction Management Technology degree. As a Construction Manager, you’ll be responsible for the oversight of construction projects from the delivery of materials, tools and equipment, to the quality of construction, worker productivity and safety. Construction Managers coordinate and manage people, budgets, schedules and contracts with the ultimate goal of finishing the construction project on a timely and economical basis. In the construction management program, you’ll learn how to read prints for construction, become adept at planning and scheduling, perform calculations for estimating and comply with all proper specifications as well as how to manage crews effectively and efficiently.

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Award Types: AAS Degree
Total Credit Required to Graduate: 72 (AAS)

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John E. Kolander, AIA, LEED AP
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John has 35 + years of professional experience as a licensed architect with most of that time in the design-build project delivery model working in a collaborative team effort with the client and the contractor. This form of alliance management resulted in many building projects to be successfully completed on time and within budget. He has been an integral part of projects in the building sectors of educational, municipal, multi-family, transportation, law enforcement and nuclear power plant construction.

In 2009, John began teaching at Southeast Tech while assisting the architectural department during a time of very heavy teaching load. This opportunity allowed him to discover his desire to teach post-secondary students by drawing upon his many years of experience on construction sites and in the office as a Project Architect and Project Manager. Since that time, he has taught classes in concrete and asphalt design and testing, electrical design, plumbing and heating, 3-D BIM design, and (LEED) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, as an adjunct instructor. His strongest desire is to utilize that experience to teach those interested in the construction trades the most relevant information based on his experiences, so that every student learns the information, processes, up-to-date tools and skillsets that will make each one of them a valuable asset to any worthy employer. 

Education: BS Degree in Architecture, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California; AS Degree in Civil-Structural from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay, Wisconsin
 

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