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Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering

Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering

The Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE) was established in 2003 to train U.S. Navy construction and facilities engineering professionals by providing them with the essential skills and knowledge to support career growth and Fleet readiness. CSFE is one of 15 Learning Centers created by the Department of the Navy (DoN) that report to the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) in Pensacola, FL.

CSFE’s mission is to provide CEC Officers, Seabees, and Environmental Professionals with the necessary skills, knowledge, and education to enhance life-long learning and to provide quality support to the fleet.

CSFE oversees the management of traditional classroom, web-based, and blended learning solutions to support training for the following ratings and specialties for Officer and Enlisted personnel.

Civil Engineer Corps and Environmental Professionals:

  • Facilities Management and Engineering
  • Facilities Acquisition and Management
  • DoD Worldwide Environmental
  • Construction Management
  • Public Works
  • Seabee Readiness
  • Environmental Legislation and Management for Naval Facilities

Seabees:

  • Builders
  • Construction Electricians
  • Construction Mechanics
  • Engineering Aids
  • Equipment Operators
  • Steelworkers
  • Utilitiesmen
  • Underwater Construction Team
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Blast and Quarry
  • Water Well Drilling
  • Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Defense

CSFE is headquarters for the following subordinate commands

- Civil Engineer Corps Officers School (CECOS), Port Hueneme, CA
- Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, CA
- Naval Construction Training Center, Gulfport, MS
- CSFE Detachment Sheppard Air Force Base, TX
- CSFE Detachment Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Naval Construction Training Center

Naval Construction Training Center (NCTC), Port Hueneme is one of five primary Learning Sites that report to the Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE). NCTC is also designated as a Training Support Detachment (TSD) to provide student, facilities, and Information Technology support to CSFE, CECOS, and their own command. As the TSD, they report directly to the Training Support Center, San Diego, CA.

NCTC’s primary mission is to “build Seabees.” In addition, NCTC hosts U.S. Army and Air Force Students for Construction Mechanic “A” School. Courses range from one day to 13 weeks in length with both classroom instruction and hands-on practical experience. Blasting and Quarry and Water Well Drilling classes are now taught at Naval Construction Training Unit, China Lake, Calif.

NCTC is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) to provide training for all Seabee ratings and specialties and leads the way in technical education by providing responsive and relevant training to Naval Construction Force personnel. They graduate more than 9,500 Navy, Army, Air Force, and foreign students annually. NCTC also continues to be recognized as a center of excellence:

  • 2010 Navy Counselor’s Association Shore Duty Career Counselor of the year
  • 2009 Admiral Vern Clark Safety Organizational
  • 2009 Best Training Support Detachment

Civil Engineer Corps Officers School

The Civil Engineer Corps Officers School (CECOS) is one of five primary Learning Sites that report to the Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE).

The Learning Site’s primary mission is to provide over 6,000 Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) Officers, Facilities Engineers, and Environmental professionals a year career development training in the following areas.

  • Facilities Management and Engineering
  • Facilities Acquisition and Management
  • DoD Worldwide Environmental
  • Construction Management
  • Public Works
  • Seabee Readiness
  • Environmental Legislation and Management for Naval Facilities

NCTC is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) to provide training. CECOS also continues to be recognized as a center of excellence:

  • 2010 NETC Officer Instructor of the Year Runner-
  • 2006 Bronze Medal Award from Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER)

Vision

Leaders in Training: Right Training, Right Time, Right Place

Mission

To design, deliver and maintain construction, facilities engineering and environmental training coupled with career development to enable expeditionary construction and installation facility requirements.

Commanding Officer

Captain Glenn W. Hubbard

United States Navy
Commanding Officer
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering
Executive Officer

Commander Michael S. Singleton

United States Navy Executive Officer
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering
Executive Director

David G. Lu

Executive Director
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering
Command Master Chief

Command Master Chief (SCW/EXW) Scottie L. Cox

United States Navy
Command Master Chief
Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering

CO's Philosophy Statement

Command Philosophy: We are in the business of developing and delivering mission ready Seabees, CEC officers and Civilians. We will execute our mission in a safe and secure environment. We will encourage and leverage our professional, diverse workforce as a creative productive team to deliver the best training possible within the prescribed resource constraints.

Accountability: We’ve been entrusted by the public as careful stewards of our resources – people, funding, facilities, and equipment / tools. We will take care of all those resources to effectively and efficiently accomplish our mission.

Time: We must use our time correctly and efficiently to make sure all curriculum and equipment is ready for training. We will deliver coherent, relative, and on-time training with our main focus being on knowledge gained and retained.

Mission Statement: To develop and deliver combat skills, construction and facilities engineering training to meet shore based installation requirements and achieve expeditionary warfare superiority.

Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering
3502 Goodspeed St. Suite 1
Building 1444
Port Hueneme, CA 93043-4336

DSN prefix 551

Command/Directorate Contact Numbers
N00 - Commanding Officer COMM (805) 982-3300
ED - Executive Director COMM (805) 982-5040
N00CMC - Command Master Chief COMM (805) 982-2837
N1 - Manpower Directorate COMM (805) 982-2893
N3 - Career Management Directorate COMM (805) 982-2838
N5 - Functional Integration Directorate COMM (805) 982-2309
N2/N6 - Knowledge Management Directorate COMM (805) 982-1850
N7 - Training Directorate COMM (805) 982-5304
N8 - Resource Management Directorate COMM (805) 982-6518
N4 - Logistics Directorate COMM (805) 982-6546
CSFE PAO COMM (805) 982-3615

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