Tag: engineers
  • Regional Business Director Phil Johnson inducted to Senior Executive Service

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, inducted Regional Business Director Phil Johnson to the Senior Executive Service during a ceremony Jan. 30 at division headquarters in Cincinnati. Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, 55th chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, presided over the ceremony and recognized Johnson on this achievement.
  • From Classroom to Conemaugh: Pittsburgh Students Dive into Dam Engineering

    Park Ranger April Richard's sturdy boots crunched on the gravel path as she led the tour group up a hillside to an overlook platform. Richards, the ranger at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District’s Conemaugh River Lake, welcomed a group of students and began their guided tour. She started by discussing the fundamental nature of the dam.
  • ERDC-Vicksburg laboratories celebrate 25th anniversary with Open House

    Laboratories from across the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) showcased their expertise, experiments and research as part of a celebration honoring the agency's 25th anniversary.
  • Fort Worth District welcomes new Commander

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, held an assumption of command ceremony for incoming commander, Col. Calvin A. Kroeger, before a packed room, Aug. 3, 2023, at the Fort Worth Club.
  • A Stepping Stone to the Top

    With their eyes on the future, summer rangers in the Three Rivers Region of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ Fort Worth District came together at the start of summer for a regional training program. The program is designed to start them on a path that could see them becoming full-fledged rangers or maybe something even greater. From rangers and lake managers to the deputy district engineer for programs and project management, former summer rangers from the region are filling critical roles within the district and elsewhere. Some of the rangers are just looking for a summer job and some are looking to get experience in their career field. For others, it has been a dream since they were young.
  • Warning signs on the horizon bring visibility to an invisible danger

    Inexperienced boaters face hidden dangers on the Allegheny River that could result in severe injury or death if they don’t pay attention.
  • Ranger For A Day

    The park ranger is the face of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at each of its lakes and reservoirs. You see them patrolling the lakes, campgrounds, recreation areas and picnicking sites. If you had the chance to step into their shoes for a day, would you do it? Members of the local Dallas and Fort Worth media had that opportunity recently during a ranger orientation day.
  • Nashville District Engineers build and install new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2023)— The Nashville District Corps of Engineers installed the first part of a new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system at J. Percy Priest hydropower plant located in Nashville, Tennessee, and it is remotely operated from Old Hickory hydropower plant in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
  • Corps increases operational activity at Shallow Land Disposal Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pittsburgh District announces an increase in operational activity at the Shallow Land Disposal Area (SLDA) in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. During the next few months, residents near the SLDA site will see increased site workers, equipment, signage and maintenance. In addition, site workers will perform infrastructure maintenance such as repairing fencing and drainage ways, clearing trees and brush from between the fences, and removing aged solar panels.
  • Little Rock District National Engineers Week Employee Spotlights-2023

    In honor of National Engineers Week, we will be introducing you to some of the best and brightest engineering minds we have in the Little Rock District.