Senior Highway Engineer

Location US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IN-Evansville
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# Positions
Engineering - Highway


CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Highway Engineer to join our Infrastructure – Highway & Rail group in our Indianapolis, IN or Evansville, IN office.


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. Today’s transportation infrastructure is a complex system of public and private assets, including roads, bridges, railways, airports, waterways and multi-modal facilities.


America’s transportation infrastructure is one of our society’s greatest assets. At CHA, we never take for granted our obligation and commitment to responsibly improve it.


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.


The Senior Highway Engineer, a key role at CHA, leads the technical execution of projects within his/her discipline and provides expert consultation in one or more areas of the respective field of engineering. At CHA, our Senior Highway Engineer plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates detailed phases of a project independently with other engineering disciplines and project management staff. This key role provides guidance, mentorship, and technical review of work completed by junior level staff. The Senior Highway Engineer provides technical development of proposals and external presentations (i.e., clients, public, regulatory agency, etc.)


The Senior Highway Engineer resolves highly complex technical issues, and continuously monitors the progress and performance on a project to ensure efficient production and uncover potential problems. The Senior Highway Engineer recognizes technical discrepancies in analytical results and makes appropriate corrections following standard procedures and recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of design.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required
  • Professional Engineer License (PE) required


  • Minimum of 10 years progressive engineering experience is required
  • INDOT experienced preferred
  • Expert knowledge of the respective engineering discipline(s) with a proven ability to practically apply best practices
  • Advanced proficiency with engineering, computational, and modeling software (MicroStation, OpenRoads)
  • Understands QA/QC procedures and understands basic business practices and laws related to engineering
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills and effectively work in a collaborative environment; proven ability to lead a team
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to suit various audiences
  • Proficiency with MS Office software required
  • Active role 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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