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Joseph F. Reilly

Joe ReillyAssistant Professor

Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology B. Tech
Civil Engineering Technology AAS (Program Coordinator)
Construction Technology Management AAS (Program Coordinator)
State University of New York at Canton

Office: Nevaldine North 114
Phone: 315-386-7313
Email: reillyj@canton.edu
Areas of Expertise: Structural Principles, Surveying

Educational Background

  • M.S. – Teaching, SUNY Potsdam (NY), in progress (30 credits earned)
  • M.S. – Civil Engineering, Oregon State University at Corvallis (OR), 1989
  • B.S. – Chemical Engineering, University of Kansas at Lawrence (KA), 1980
  • A.S. – Engineering Science, SUNY Canton (NY), 1978

Joe Reilly assists a student with a surveying instrument.

Academic Experience

  • SUNY Canton, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Construction Technology, 1993-present
  • Big Bend Community College, 1991-1993

Industry Experience

  • CIVES Steel Fabrication Corp, Gouvernor, NY, part-time Summer 2005, Project Manager
  • Sterling Research Group, Rensselaer, NY, part-time March 1991-August 1991, Environmental Consultant Assisted the director of Environmental Health and Safety with chemical audits, wastewater studies, and environmental permitting.
  • McClaren-Hart Associates, Albany, NY, 1989-1991, Environmental Consultant/Assistant Project Manager Conducted Phase I environmental audits.  Supervised minor remediation projects – leaking fuel storage tanks, for example.  Management of hazardous materials. Certified – OSHA 40 hour haz mat training.
  • Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA, 1981-1986, Nuclear Shift Test Engineer As STE, responsible for maintaining the reactor plant in a safe condition during all phases of repair and reactivation, conducted post-repair acceptance tests on mechanical and electrical systems, ensure personnel were provided a safe environment to work in, supervised initial start-up of the reactor, and was responsible for casualty control and incident response in the event of trouble.

* Engineering in Training - Completed FE Exam in 1990


  • Structural Principles
  • Surveying
  • Construction

Courses Taught at SUNY Canton

  • CONS 101 Elementary Surveying
  • CONS 111 Commercial Structures
  • CONS 112 Wood Structures
  • CONS 172 Technical Statics*
  • CONS 203 Advanced Surveying*
  • CONS 222 Construction Estimating
  • CONS 253 Concrete Technology
  • CONS 272 Strength of Materials for Technicians*
  • CONS 274 Construction Management
  • CONS 280 Civil Engineering Materials
  • CONS 294 Soil Investigations
  • CONS 314 Soil Mechanics
  • CONS 322 Hydraulics*
  • CONS 324 Structural Steel Design
  • CONS 375 Structural Engineering Design*
  • CONS 477 Capstone Project*
  • CITA 109 Intermediate Spreadsheets
  • ENGS 101 Intro to Engineering*

(* = actively teaching)