Principal Utilities Specialist (25+ years of experience)

US-NY-Albany | US-NY-Client Site- Syracuse, NY
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Engineering - Utilities


CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a part-time Principal Utilities Specialist. This individual will work from home. 


The Principal Utilities Specialist is responsible for providing support associated with a variety of utility distribution projects, either electric or gas. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Closes out clients construction work orders utilizing the client's GIS, Sap and other electronic systems. 
  • Travels and surveys existing utility distribution systems to collect data regarding existing system configuration.
  • Reviews existing system configuration and develops designs to accommodate client’s desired system modifications.
  • Collects real estate information to facilitate installation of utilities.
  • Designs specific utility distribution projects according to client’s standards.
  • Is proficient in application of client’s design and construction standards, and operating procedures.


  • A high school degree is required; Associate's degree is preferred.
  • 25+ years of utilities experience is required.
  • Strong knowledge of overhead line construction and/or gas distribution construction.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel is required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel (85%).
  • Driver's license required. 
  • Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to work from a remote location with feasible internet access.

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.

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