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Construction

Build your future in our state-of-the-art facilities

Construction technology, taught on our Sitka campus and at our downtown Tech Center in Juneau, is dedicated to providing quality learning opportunities in a supportive environment. Students can learn new skills or improve existing skill levels tailored to the residential building market. The program provides the knowledge, tools, and experiences that enable students to attain employment and develop profession opportunities.

Our faculty are experts in what makes construction in Alaska unique, with specialty curriculum focusing on diagnostics, testing, laws, codes, and standards.

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Student Experience

UAS House Build

The UAS House Build project is featured on KTVA's Workforce Wednesday new segment. Learn more about this exciting real-world learning experience.

Learning Environments

On-site Project: House Build

There’s no better hands-on experience than actually building a house. This unique opportunity, part of the UAS construction technology program in Juneau, builds a house for low-income residents. UAS partners with the Juneau Housing Trust and Juneau School District for this project.

Indoor Construction Labs in Juneau and Sitka

Stay out of the weather while learning the tools of the trade indoors. The Tech Ed Center in Juneau is home to a well-equipped construction space. Many projects are able to be designed and built inside, disassembled and reassembled on-site.The construction lab in Sitka is a state-of-the-art building space housed in a large bay of a remodeled aircraft hanger, providing students with a well-lit and climate-controlled space to build their skills and experience in a variety of construction techniques.

Technical Education Center (TEC)

Located on the water in Juneau, the TEC houses workforce development classes in power technology, construction, welding, and the Center for Mine Training. Connected by sky bridge to Juneau Douglas High School, the TEC is a great resource for high school students to earn college credits through Tech Prep courses.

“A 5-star learning experience. After two years, I came out with a marketable skill I can take anywhere in the country and land a good job, or simply apply to my own life.”

Trevor Luedke, A.A.S. Construction Technology, Drafting Certificate

Program Faculty

Robin Gilcrist

Robin Gilcrist

Associate Professor and Program Head of Construction Technology

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Pete Traxler

Pete Traxler

Executive Dean, Career Education; Assistant Professor, Construction Technology

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Justin Fantasia

Justin Fantasia

Assistant Professor, Construction Technology

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