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200415-N-N0443-0003 GULFPORT, Miss. (April 15, 2020) Construction Electrician C-1 Advanced Class 20020 staff and students maintain physical distancing during a pole climbing exercise at Naval Construction Training Center Gulfport, Mississippi, as they follow CDC guidelines to the extent applicable as part of the training center's proactive approach to combat COVID-19. Construction electricians build, maintain and operate power production facilities and electrical distribution systems for naval installations and support the Navy and Marine Corps operational and expeditionary forces worldwide. (U.S. Navy photo)
Naval Civil Engineer Corps Officers School (CECOS), located at Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme, California, provides Seabees, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) officers, facility engineers and environmental professionals with the necessary skills, knowledge and education to enhance lifelong learning and to provide quality support to the fleet.

CECOS was formed during World War II, at the first Seabee Training Center, near Williamsburg, Virginia and later moved to Davisville, Rhode Island. During World War II the original school trained over 10,000 civil engineer officers. Most of these officers were experienced engineers from the construction industry. In 1947 the school moved to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Port Hueneme, California, and operated out of a World War II barracks for 44 years. In 1991 CECOS moved into its current 68,000 square foot state-of-the-art training facility.

CECOS represents the pinnacle of professional military education for CEC officers, starting with the foundational training program designed to prepare newly commissioned CEC officers for their initial assignments. Upon graduation each student is ready to assume the challenging duties of a naval officer and engineer in support of the Navy's military construction force and shore installations.

We take pride in offering focused, relevant training to both military and civilian students. Our mission is to provide quality instruction in all facets of facilities planning, acquisition, public works, Seabee readiness and environmental management.

Our world-renowned teaching staff is committed to your training needs. We value your comments and opinions, feel free to provide us feedback.

We report to the Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering.
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Civil Engineer Corps Officers School
3502 Goodspeed Street Suite 1
Port Hueneme, CA 93043-4336


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