Chief of Engineer's Responsibilities
a. The Chief of Engineers is the principal military adviser to the SECARMY and CSA for the development of policy related to and the planning, management, and execution of engineering, construction, geospatial engineering, and real property for Army and other Defense activities. The Chief of Engineers also advises the ASA (CW) on the Civil Works Program, and serves as the Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), executing the Civil Works Program with direction from the ASA (CW).
b. Assigned functions. The Chief of Engineers is responsible for:
(1) Providing technical advice and assistance for combat, general, and geospatial engineering; force structure development; joint and Army doctrine; contingency basing; force modernization; contingency planning; facilities standards; sustainability; and research and development.
(2) Serving as the Topographer of the Army and leading the Army Geospatial Enterprise.
(3) Serving as the design and construction agent for Army construction.
(4) Advising and executing military construction, energy and water security and resilience, facilities system safety sustainability, and environmental management and remediation initiatives and programs.
(5) Acquiring, managing the title, granting of use, and disposing of real property, including Real Estate Relocation Assistance Programs within real estate contract authorities delegated from ASA (IE&E).