• Entry Level Civil Engineer - Utilities

    Location US-Client Site - Rockland County, NY | US-NY-Albany
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Engineering - Civil
  • Overview

    CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking an Entry Level Civil Engineer to join our Electrical Distribution group who supports utility clients.


    The candidate will alternate between reporting to Rockland County, NY at a client site (for a contract term of 1 year) and our Albany, NY office to work on utility projects in between. Candidates must be willing to travel to the client site and our Albany office if not already local to these geographic areas.


    • Design in the fields of transmission, distribution & substation engineering.
    • Perform structural analysis and foundation analysis of steel and wood transmission and substation structures.
    • Utilize design knowledge and experience with various materials including, but not limited to: concrete, steel, and wood.
    • Work on small to medium sized utility projects while being mentored by senior engineer staff.
    • Work as a member of a design team on large structural projects and utility projects.
    • Coordinate with drafters and designers to develop contract drawings.
    • Perform project and construction administration tasks including editing specifications, attending project meetings, reviewing shop drawings, preparing cost estimates, writing reports, etc.
    • Travel to client site on an as-needed basis, including day trips and overnight stays, as projects require.
    • During the one-year on-site contract term, the candidate will have four-night stays in order to report to the client office during the full work week.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Engineering Management required. 
    • Coursework in structural engineering or internship/work experience in structural engineering required
    • Experience using in MS Office Suite required.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment required.
    • Ability to work in a team environment required.
    • Valid U.S. Drivers License is required.
    • Must be willing to travel to client site.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering with a Structural Engineering concentration is preferred.
    • 2+ years of civil, structural, or geotechnical design experience for utility, industrial, municipal, commercial, and/or institution facilities preferred.
    • EIT is preferred.
    • Special consideration will be given to candidates that have experience in civil site engineering duties such as: site grading, shoreline restoration and shoreline protection.
    • Experience with AutoCAD and PLS CAD are preferred.
    • Experience with Transmission is preferred.
    • Local candidates to Rockland County/Upstate, NY highly preferred.

    *CHA will not accept applications of candidates who require visa sponsorships now or in the future.



     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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