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Engineer

Designing healthy systems in a variety of settings.

Whether they’re constructing water systems, evaluating medical devices, or designing “healthy buildings,” the USPHS Commissioned Corps' team of specialized engineers strengthens public health infrastructure in nontraditional settings like Indian country and national parks.

Designing healthy systems in a variety of settings.

Whether they’re constructing water systems, evaluating medical devices, or designing “healthy buildings,” the USPHS Commissioned Corps' team of specialized engineers strengthens public health infrastructure in nontraditional settings like Indian country and national parks.
Officers In Action

A Message from Chief Engineer Officer RADM Dieser

Becoming an engineer officer in the USPHS Commissioned Corps
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Qualifications

Bachelor's or master's degree in engineering from a program accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Degrees in an engineering-related curriculum, such as engineering technology, do not qualify.
Specialty areas
Including but not limited to the following
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Bioengineering
Material Science
Environmental Specialties
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Benefits

College loan repayment
Health and dental care at low or no cost
Mobility between government agencies
Tax-free housing and meal allowances
Financial support for education through the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Retirement pension plan
Career advancement and pay increases with years of service
Flexibility to work in a variety of settings

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