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Posted 6/11/2013

Release no. 13-062

Kavanaugh Breazeale

Vicksburg, Miss –The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Vicksburg District recently selected Jason Mooney as chief of the investigation and inspection section in geotechnical branch of engineering and construction division. The investigation and inspection section is responsible for evaluating the serviceability and engineering integrity of the Vicksburg District’s infrastructure.


Mooney is a native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, and began his career with the Vicksburg District in 2003 as a design engineer in the levee and drainage section of design branch where he gained thorough knowledge of levee engineering principles and practices. Mooney has also served as the technical manager for the district’s Plaquemines Parish Project, managing 26 large scale projects with a construction cost of over $1 billion.


He earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in civil engineering from the University of Mississippi and is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Mississippi.


Mooney is the son of Mr. W.C. Mooney and the late Mrs. Rita Davenport Mooney of Clarksdale.  Jason currently resides in Vicksburg.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the world's largest public engineering organization and has a firm commitment to preserving and enhancing our natural environment. The Corps is the largest federal provider of outdoor and water-based recreation in the nation.  The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana. For more information visit our website.