• Highway Engineer

    Location US-GA-Atlanta
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Engineering - Transportation

    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, Inc. is currently seeking a Project Engineer III to join our Transportation group in the Atlanta, GA office.


    • Independently completes routine development of engineering design, preparation of specifications, compiles technical reports and other activities requiring knowledge of standard principles and techniques.
    • Performs work on projects involving more complex procedures and techniques
    • Responsible for development of computation methods, technical reports and technical specifications at the direction of senior engineering staff, the section manager or the technical director using the standards established by the technical group.
    • Assists senior engineering staff in the preparation of contract documents.
    • Recognizes technical discrepancies in analytical results, makes appropriate corrections and follows standard procedures established by the technical group.
    • Develops a familiarity with company standards, client expectations and typical engineering practices.
    • Monitors progress and performance against the project plan.
    • Acts immediately to resolve operational problems and minimize delays.
    • Identifies, develops, and gathers technical resources necessary to complete assignments.
    • May be responsible for large portions of projects with supervision from senior engineering staff, the section manager or the technical director.
    • Accompanies senior engineering staff on field assignments when appropriate.
    • Performs other appropriate related engineering duties.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required
    • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) is required
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license is preferred


    • A minimum of 3 years of related engineering experience is required
    • Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of the respective engineering field
    • Has a strong theoretical knowledge in the respective engineering field
    • Proven ability to practically apply knowledge about the respective engineering discipline
    • Understands QA/QC procedures
    • Proficient in engineering, computational, and modeling software (InRoads, MicroStation, etc.)
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required
    • Desire to work in a collaborative team environment with the willingness to assist senior level engineering and project management staff
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Participation in a professional engineering society/organization is 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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