|Highlights Career Opportunities for Young Engineers|
Indiana, PA (February 15) - PennDOT Engineering District 10 is pleased to announce that National Engineers Week is February 20-26, 2005.
The week-long event is celebrated throughout the nation in recognition of George Washington's birthday. The United States' first President was a military engineer and a land surveyor. Engineers like Washington helped to build this great nation and today's engineers are helping to build the future.
PennDOT is using National Engineers Week to recognize the achievements of its employees with engineering degrees and to promote career opportunities in the engineering fields. In the Construction, Maintenance, Design and Administrative areas, District 10 currently has 32 licensed Professional Engineers.
"We are extremely proud of our people who have dedicated their lives to the engineering profession," said Richard H. Hogg, District Executive and also a Professional Engineer. "Engineers provide the technical guidance and expertise that allow us to design, build and maintain our transportation system. The work of engineers helps sustain our quality of life and create a better future for everyone."
PennDOT is using National Engineers Week to promote the engineering profession and future opportunities for men and women within the Department. Engineering District 10, located at 2550 Oakland Avenue in White Township, Indiana County, has many rewarding career opportunities to offer. Tours are also available for schools and educational institutions.
Visit www.eweek.org to learn more about National Engineers Week and careers and opportunities in the engineering field.
For more information on opportunities in PennDOT, contact the District's Human Resources office at (724) 357-3207.