• Principal Utility Specialist

    Location US-ME-Portland
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    Other - Other

    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.


    CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Principal Utility Specialist to work in the Portland, ME office.


    The 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 client’s 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.
    • Proficient in application of client’s design and construction standards, and operating procedures.


    • A high school degree is required; Associate's degree is preferred.


    • 15+ years of utilities experience is required.
    • Strong knowledge of overhead line construction and/or gas distribution construction.
    • Experience using Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel is required.
    • Good oral and written communication skills required.
    • Strong ability to work in a team environment.
    • Must have valid US driver's license.
    • Must have the ability to physically navigate the field.
    • Ability to travel (85%) required.


    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.

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