Principal Utilities Specialist

Location US-CT-Rocky Hill | US-Works from Home
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Utilities - Electric Transmission


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 day.


CHA Consulting, Inc. is currently seeking a Part-Time Principal Utilities Specialist to work from home as part of our Electric Transmission team. 


CHA’s experts have decades of experience planning, designing, and permitting electrical power delivery infrastructure, including overhead and underground transmission lines and substations. We’ve designed hundreds of transmission, distribution, and customer-owned substations and switching stations (15kV up to 300 MVA transmission stations). We’ve also designed mobile transformers and substations up to 25 MVA and 161kV.


The Principal Utilities Specialist is responsible for completing senior level utility assignments in compliance with construction, client, and industry standards, as well as acts as a liaison between the organization and clients. This key position at CHA provides oversight associated with a variety of projects and ensures all contract provisions are managed appropriately.


CHA’s Principal Utilities Specialist ensures system design and installation complies with local, state, and federal code requirements. This lead position requires expert communication with engineers, technical and construction staff, and clients. The Principal Utilities Specialist mentors and leads field operations and conducts independent field work


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!


  • Associate degree in a related field required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Valid US driver’s license required
  • A minimum of 15 years of related experience is required
  • Strong knowledge of overhead line construction and/or gas distribution construction
  • Experience in management of overhead line crews
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel is required
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to physically navigate the field
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt communication style to suit various audiences
  • Ability to travel required 


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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