Electrical Distribution Planner I

Location US-IN-Indianapolis
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# Positions
Utilities - Electric Distribution


Responsibility connects us, empowers us, binds us to our community, and challenges us to do what is right. Clean water, safe roads, efficient energy, resilient power sources, and buildings that enhance their surroundings – these are significant responsibilities we take to heart.


At CHA, we believe in responsibly improving the world we live in, and we ask our team to aspire to that ideal every day. At the foundation of our responsibility is our commitment to inclusion and diversity and choosing to treat everyone with dignity and equality. We also take accountability for making decisions that promote sustainability in our business and our designs. We are on a mission to reduce our environmental footprint and bring greener solutions to our clients. We believe it is our responsibility and work to do that each and every day.


CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking an Electrical Distribution Planner I to join our Electric Distribution Team based in Indianapolis, IN.


CHA believes our employees should have the time and flexibility to balance work and personal commitments. We offer most employees the option of a hybrid schedule with a work week that includes both office and work from home days.


CHA’s distribution design engineers have the deep experience and skill set to plan, design, and permit electric distribution infrastructure and all types of utility distribution systems. To realize the dependable, cost-effective interconnection of overhead and underground assets, we visualize, analyze, and optimize how the system functions with itself and outside systems.


CHA promotes the safe, efficient, and cost-effective production and delivery of natural gas and electricity. Our team will help define an energy vision, identify the feasibility of conservation measures, and work with local regulatory agencies to secure potential funding. Together, we will enhance the reliability of existing transmission and distribution networks, evaluate, and retrofit facilities for smart consumption, and expand your usage of alternative energy.


The Electrical Distribution Planner I role at CHA is a unique opportunity for tech-savvy individuals who enjoy working independently in a variety of different environments. The individual in this role will spend approximately up to 50% of their time traveling to client field locations to gather data using state of the art equipment. The right candidate will be a motivated self-starter who enjoys learning, is comfortable using technology, and can manage their time appropriately. Take your passion for client service, travel, and technology outdoors and join our Electric Distribution Team today!


At CHA, you can build a career and find your passion across our diverse business lines and project teams. Being part of CHA means being part of a team of talented professionals, where you’ll find support for your career growth and the opportunity to impact our industry and our communities. Find your “why” at CHA!


  • High School diploma required, Associate degree in a related field preferred
  • No experience is required; however, prior internship(s) and/or applicable coursework preferred
  • Experience with power distribution is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS is a plus
  • Must have ability to learn Work Management systems, AutoCAD, and SAP
  • Ability to work/stand for long periods of time in various weather conditions and flexible environments  
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Regional travel required (up to ~50% of the time)


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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