Highway Engineer I

Location US-NY-Albany
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Engineering - Highway


CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking an Highway/Traffic Engineer I to join our Albany, NY office. 


  • The primary duties will be to support senior project engineers in a variety of tasks on highway and traffic design projects.
  • Work as a member of a design team on highway/traffic projects.
  • Coordinate with designers/technicians to develop contract drawings.
  • Responsibilities will also include preparation of calculations, plans, specifications, cost estimates and the development of technical reports.
  • This position may also require work on project sites including investigation of existing conditions: traffic counts, field measurements, photographs, and field sketches, as well as field visits during construction to monitor progress, investigation of changed field conditions, and necessary performance of measurements for contract plan changes.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering is required.
  • At least 1 year of Highway or Traffic Design Experience required.  
  • Relevant highway/traffic design experience with NYSDOT and/or VTrans projects preferred. .
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software and CADD required. 
  • Experience with Microstation and InRoads is preferred.
  • Experience with Synchro/SimTraffic and/or HCS is preferred.  
  • Experience with Traffic Simulation Models (Vissim) is preferred.
  • Passing of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) is preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment required.
  • Willingness to provide assistance to mid and senior level engineers and project managers required.
  • Willingness to travel as needed for project assignments required.
  • Ability to work in the field potentially in different weather conditions.
  • Valid driver’s license required.



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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