Engineers Week

Welcome to Engineers Week at the National Park Service, where we celebrate the brilliant minds shaping the future of our nation's treasures. Our engineers play a pivotal role in enhancing the experience of nearly 300 million visitors annually. Across 85 million acres of breathtaking landscapes, they tackle diverse challenges, from preserving historic landmarks to crafting sustainable solutions for tomorrow.

Join us in honoring the remarkable work of our engineers, whose expertise extends far and wide. Whether it's revitalizing aging infrastructure, designing innovative transportation systems, or pioneering eco-friendly initiatives, they're the driving force behind the magic of our parks.

Join the conversation on social media February 18-24, 2024, using #EngineersWeek and #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque.

Innovate, Illuminate, Engineer: Crafting the Future Together

Several individuals in hardhats make repairs to the seawall at Ellis Island including workers crouched in shallow water in the foreground, an individual on a ladder in the far background and a small scaffolding is located overhead.
Workers make repairs to the seawalls around Ellis Island, part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument.


This Engineers Week, themed "Welcome to the Future," we embrace the advancements that shape our world. From artificial intelligence to smart cities and beyond, the landscape of engineering is evolving rapidly. It's a testament to the ingenuity and dedication of professionals committed to building a brighter, more inclusive future.

As we celebrate the past achievements and future possibilities, we invite you to explore the stories of our talented engineers. Their passion and creativity fuel the mission of the National Park Service, inspiring the next generation of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) leaders.

Join us in recognizing the vital role of engineers in shaping our society. Together, let's celebrate their contributions and inspire others to embark on this exciting journey of discovery and innovation. Happy Engineers Week!

Engineer Profiles

Meet engineers in the National Park Service as they share their achievements, ongoing projects, and advice for anyone interested in designing their own career as an engineer.
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    Engineering in Action

    More than 400 national parks across the country are home to many engineering feats that inspire wonder and are iconic parts of a community. National Park Service engineers are involved in designing, constructing, and maintaining these special places for everyone to experience. Learn more about some recent and ongoing engineering projects in national parks.

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    Restorative Engineering

    An engineering project at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is restoring historic wetlands.

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        Denver Service Center

        The Denver Service Center is the central planning, design, and construction management office of the National Park Service.

      • Bicyclist on a road near a geyser

        Roads, bridges, facilities, and other infrastructure connect more than 300 million people to visit national parks each year.

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        National Park Service Careers

        With many different kinds of jobs across the country, where will a career with the National Park Service take you?

      Last updated: February 20, 2024