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231st Civil Engineering Flight

On behalf of the 231st Civil Engineering Flight (231 CEF),we welcome you to the homepage of one of the finest Civil Engineering flights in the Air Force. We can provide a broad base of technical and management expertise to achieve Air National Guard and major Command objectives during peacetime and contingencies.

The 231 CEF is a command staff augmentation unit that provides worldwide deployable engineer expertise. The staff augmentation team (S-Team) also provides support to major command and numbered air force staffs for command and control of engineer forces, engineering projects and technical assistance. The 231st CEF is one of five S-Teams in the Air National Guard.

Our Mission

To be the first choice for staff augmentation during wartime, operations other than war (OOTW), and state emergencies by providing worldwide staff augmentation and professional engineering and fire protection services. To ensure readiness of personnel, equipment and weapons for global mobility and deployment requirements.


We can use our two-week Active Duty for Training (ADT) to satisfy your short-term engineer/staff officer requirements. If you require longer-term support, man-days and TDY funds may be required. We encourage all prospective customers to contact us as soon as possible with requirements since we typically begin scheduling assistance visits by March of the prior fiscal year. Our expertise is limited by the amount of time our engineers and technicians can spend away from their civilian jobs.

If you are a Civil Engineering officer (32EX) leaving active duty or a reserve officer looking for a new challenge, you may want to consider talking to us. We are always looking for experienced architects and engineers who would like to join our team.

Civil Engineer Officer (32EX)

Civil engineers plan, design, and direct the construction of military facilities.

Alternate Titles:


Duties and Responsibilities:


Study the need for roads, airfields, buildings, and other facilities

Direct surveys of construction areas

Design construction projects

Help select contractors to build facilities

Check construction progress to see that it meets plans

Plan and direct facility maintenance and modernization

Plan temporary facilities for use in emergencies

Keep master plans for military bases up to date


A 4-year college degree in civil, architectural, sanitary, or environmental engineering, or another closely related field is required to enter this occupation.


Civil engineers work in offices when designing projects or reviewing reports. They work outdoors when overseeing survey or construction activities.


No initial job training is provided to officers in this occupation. However, advanced courses are offered to support medical service and environmental control building programs.


Civilian civil engineers work for engineering firms, construction companies, and government agencies. Some may work for public utilities, railroads, and manufacturing firms. Civilian civil engineers perform duties similar to those performed in the military; however, they often specialize in certain types of projects.


Areas of Support
Command Post Support
Logistics / Troop Labor Coordination
Programming / Funding Assistance
Joint Basing Support
Worldwide Site Surveys
Engineering and Design Support
Project Management
Environmental Studies, Plans, and Reports
Base Civil Engineer Assistance Support
Overseas Purchasing / Contract Support
Information Systems Architecture

Commitment to Customer
Corporate, Military, and Civilian Experience

Professional Expertise
Engineering Degrees / Licensed Professional Engineers / Registered Architects
Advanced Degrees (Masters and PhD)
Civil / Mechanical / Electrical / Structural / Geo-Technical Engineers / Architects
Environmental Specialists
Contractors / Construction Managers
Software Engineers
Administration Specialists

Unit Expertise
HQ and Numbered Air Force Command Staff Augmentation
Civil Engineering
Exercise Experience
Planning and Programming
Environmental Compliance
Administrative Support

Contact Information

(314) 527-8806

Mailing Address:
231st Civil Engineer Flight
290 Kearney Road Stop 4
Historical Jefferson Barracks
St Louis MO 63125