Upcoming Events


Career Fair and Hiring Event

WHO: Representatives for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be hosting a career fair at their Washington Aqueduct location

WHERE: Washington Aqueduct, 5900 MacArthur Blvd, NW, Washington, DC 20016

WHEN: Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WHY: We will be recruiting senior- level, mid-level, post-secondary students and recent graduates for multiple disciplines and grade levels, from grades GS-07 to GS-13. Depending on position/location selected for, promotion potential is to the GS-9, 11, or 12 level. We will also be recruiting for individuals in the industrial trades for multiple disciplines and grade levels, from WG-05 to WG-12. We encourage all interested individuals to stop by our Career Fair.

PAY RANGE: $58,331 to $134,798; pay will be based on such factors as your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.

JOBS FOR HIRE: We are looking for individuals interested in the following positions:

Position Title


Position Title


Chemical Engineer


Mechanical Engineer


Electrical Engineer


General Engineer


Civil Engineer


Environmental Engineer


Engineering Technician


Engineering Equipment Operator


Maintenance Mechanic


Air Conditioning Equipment Mech




Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator


Laborer (MVO)


Electronic Industrial Controls Mech




EVALUATIONS: Candidates will be evaluated in accordance with the qualification and eligibility requirements set forth by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) located at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=Group-Standards. 


  • Some positions may require a valid driver's license.
  • All positions require the applicant to be a citizen of the United States.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, are required to register for Selective Service prior to appointment.
  • A trial or probationary period may be required.
  • Some positions may require a security clearance to include fingerprinting.
  • Some position may require temporary duty travel.
  • Some position may require a Defense Acquisition Certification within 2 years of appointment.
  • The following MAY be paid or offered: travel and relocation expenses, recruitment bonus, and/or student loan repayment.
  • Promotion progression to the target position is contingent upon satisfactory completion of training requirements and continuous satisfactory performance.
  • Post-secondary student appointments are term in nature and have the potential to convert into a permanent appointment in the competitive service.
  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, or before entrance on duty if after November 22, subject to exceptions as required by law.
  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.
  • Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following: https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:  In order to be considered, please bring your resume and most recent transcript(s) (if applicable) to the career fair.  If you cannot attend in person, inquiries and/or resumes and transcripts can be sent to washingtonaqueductinquiries@usace.army.mil through Saturday, November 6, 2021. Please include the position(s) you are interested in.

  NOTE:  The Washington Aqueduct is practicing COVID 19 safety protocols; therefore, you MUST wear a mask to enter the facility, regardless of vaccination status.

For additional information on USACE and our careers, please visit: http://www.usace.army.mil/Careers/