• Entry Level Utilities Engineer

    Location US-MD-Silver Spring
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    Engineering - Utilities

    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.

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