U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

About U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or "The Corps") is one of the best in America! In 2015, USACE ranked #128 out of 500 employers on Forbes' "America's Best Employers" list. From this list, the Corps ranked #10 in the government services industry, #6 in the federal government, and #8 in the engineering field.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. The US Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District oversees a vast inventory of infrastructure across the Great Lakes including the Soo Locks, Fox River Dams and over 90 Federal Harbors. Work also includes environmental restoration projects and support for other Federal, State and Local authorities such as NOAA, Veteran's Affairs and the EPA.


Park Ranger

May 2023 Confluence, PA
“I loved the diversity and independence of the job. Everyday coming into work, there was always a different kind of project or assignment we had to do. Furthermore, we had a lot of leverage on what tasks we wanted to get done each day. ”

Civil Engineer Intern

May 2018 - August 2018 Buckley Air Natl Guard Base, CO
“I enjoyed living in the Denver area. There was always something to do there. ”
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