AFCEC's Civil Engineer Operations Directorate professionals make an impact on the capabilities of base civil engineers every day by providing direct technical, managerial and training expertise.
They provide operations support to develop and apply best management practices, mission-oriented training systems and facility and infrastructure standards to the Air Force civil engineer community. Its members deliver expert technical guidance and consultation to AFCEC's customers worldwide to help civil engineers accomplish their mission better, faster and more cost effectively.
The men and women of operations work to optimize the efficiency of CE shops by identifying and recommending state-of-the-art technology, tools, vehicles and training. They provide CE force development for approximately 21,000 civil engineers and ensure civil engineer courses offered in Air Force technical schools prepare Air Force civil engineers for tomorrow's challenges.
The directorate is also home to travelling teams like the Airfield Pavement Evaluation Team and the Civil Engineer Maintenance, Inspection and Repair Team which offer specialized support to Air Force installations and contingency locations worldwide.