Entry Level Electrical Engineer

Location US-NY-Albany | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-NY-Rochester
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Engineering - Electrical


CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking an Entry Level Electrical Engineer to join our Aviation Design Business Practice in our Albany, NY; Rochester, NY; or Indianapolis, IN office locations.


CHA is a recognized leader in aviation design with project experience at over 250 commercial, military, and general aviation airports across the nation. CHA has the diversity of technical expertise and the capacity to assist in virtually any engineering, architectural, or construction support service required. We have a proven track record in serving the aviation industry as trusted advisors in an ever-changing marketplace and a challenging economic environment.


Working closely with professional engineers, the Entry Level Electrical Engineer assists 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. At CHA, our Entry Level Electrical Engineer works on multiple projects in a timely and cost-effective manner to meet client, contractual and company requirements.  


The Entry Level Electrical Engineer aids in preparing technical reports, contract documents and cost estimates for various engineering tasks. This individual performs simple calculations and engineering design using the standards established by federal, state, and local regulations, as well as the company, group, client, etc. The Entry Level Electrical Engineer solves routine problems by applying defined procedures and attends field assignments when appropriate.


Working in the Aviation Sector will involve the design of airfield lighting, approach lighting, Navigational Aids (NAVAIDS) and other relevant electrical systems in use at airfields.  The Entry Level Electrical Engineer will also be involved with power, lighting, and systems at airport facilities.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required
  • EIT certification 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
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to suit various audiences


At CHA, we are helping to build a world where thought leadership, social responsibility, and diversity thrive, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a highly talented and diverse team of individuals to help us do it. Our aspiration to responsibly improve the world we live in – combined with hiring practices, training opportunities, and engagement with our communities – reflect a company culture that is progressive and forward leaning.

We as an organization celebrate the values of inclusion and equality, and advocate for the full participation of all people in an environment free of discrimination. To support these values, we invite all qualified applicants to be considered for employment regardless of 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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