Senior Engineering Designer

Location US-IN-Indianapolis
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# Positions
Engineering - Computer Aided Design


Transportation is the movement of people and goods between locations. Safe, efficient and effective transportation systems enable mobility and trade, both of which are essential to social and economic development, improvement and advancement. 


CHA aims to enhance our nation’s infrastructure, ensuring goods are shipped, safety and services provided, and the economy vitalized. Our transportation specialists plan, design, and help maintain and construct our nation’s most valued infrastructure assets by providing solutions for public and private transportation owners, agencies and authorities in more than 16 states.


CHA Consulting is seeking a Senior Engineering Designer to join our Transportation group in our Indianapolis, IN office.


  • Independently produces and revises routine drawings, or sketches, related to bridge engineering design with minimal oversight from a senior, or principal engineering designer using the standards established by the technical group.
  • Independently examines complex contract documents or drawings for errors. Examines more multiple complex documents for errors with the assistance of a senior or principal engineering designer.
  • Has proficient knowledge of the engineering discipline standards, codes, and systems through assisting with contract document preparation.
  • Is familiar with company standards, client expectations and typical engineering practices.
  • Has the ability to independently establish simple or routine contract drawings pertaining to bridge engineering discipline, related products or technical specifications.
  • Has the ability to produce lists, standards, and coordinate with contract specifications for typical engineering design related items.
  • Uses MicroStation drawing production software to create construction documents.
  • Capable of independently completing simple field assignments when appropriate.
  • Capable of preparing project “As-Builts” documentation with little to no oversight.
  • Participates in project review meetings.
  • Aides in the development of technical reports, material costs and construction estimates.
  • Aides senior engineers in developing man-hour estimates and production schedules.


  • Associates Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Engineering Science or related technical field required.




  • 7 – 12 years of experience required with document production in the related bridge engineering discipline.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and desire to work in a collaborative team environment with the willingness to assist senior or principle level engineering designers, senior engineering and project management staff.
  • Proficient with discipline-based software (MicroStation, AutoCAD, etc.).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrates a solid working knowledge about the respective bridge engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability in design drawing layout.


 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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