Entry Level Utilities Engineer
CHA Consulting, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD

About $62,000 - $88,000 a year

CHA Consulting, Inc. is a highly diversified, full-service engineering and construction management firm working to responsibly improve the world we live in. With decades of experience, CHA brings together the talent, technology, and partnerships to meet our clients’ evolving needs. Located throughout the United States and Canada, we provide a wide range of planning and design services to public, private and institutional clients.

Under direct supervision, the Engineer I will assist in the design development, implementation, and technical analysis of various systems to implement new products, or changes to an existing scheme, to suit individual client needs. He/She will aid senior engineering staff in preparing technical reports, contract documents and cost estimates for various engineering tasks. This individual will work on multiple projects in a timely and cost-effective manner to meet client, contractual and company requirements.

Performs simple calculations and engineering design assigned at the direction of a mid or senior level engineer using the standards established by federal, state, and local regulations, as well as the company, group, client, etc.
Revises calculations or design details developed on the contract drawings upon receiving comments from a technical quality review from senior engineering staff
Interprets engineering specifications and solves routine problems by applying defined procedures
Develops a familiarity with company standards, client expectations, and typical engineering practices
Accompanies senior engineering staff on field assignments when appropriate
Adheres to project budgeting process
Performs other appropriate related engineering duties
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) is preferred
No prior experience required; however, prior internship(s) and/or applicable coursework preferred
Demonstrates a strong willingness to learn about the respective engineering discipline
Has a strong theoretical knowledge in the respective engineering field
Familiar with engineering, computational, and modeling software (Revit, AutoCAD, MicroStation, etc.)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required
Desire to work in a collaborative team environment with the willingness to assist mid and senior level engineering and project management staff
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Participation in a professional engineering society/organization preferred
CHA takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and a variety of opportunities for our employees’ professional growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.