Field Engineer

at Charah Solutions, Inc.
Location Raleigh
Date Posted May 13, 2021
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


With 30 years of experience, Charah Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry, with operations in coal-fired and nuclear power generation sites across the country. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Charah Solutions assists utilities with all aspects of managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity as well as routine power plant maintenance and outage services for coal and nuclear energy providers. The company also designs and implements solutions for ash pond management and closure, landfill construction, fly ash and slag sales, and structural fill projects.

We pride ourselves on making things happen. Our positions require passionate individuals who demonstrate initiative, take ownership, and exhibit a high level of personal leadership, conviction and spirit of innovation.

Charah Solutions offers: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k) with Company Contribution After 1 Year, Paid Time Off, Incredible Safety Record, and Well-Maintained Equipment.

This position will assist with the planning and development of a large or complex construction project by ensuring that construction designs are safely and efficiently implemented. This position will also help manage the budget, plan set, general permit compliance, and all additional site reporting requirements.


  • Coordinating project implementation ensuring all specifications are met and executed correctly
  • Assisting the Project Manager with subcontractor oversight/organization to ensure the project schedule is maintained
  • Developing and maintaining project schedules and forecasts
  • Working with the Project Manager on project status updates including budget monitoring, schedule tracking, and personnel and equipment needs
  • Managing effective communications between technical, construction, and project controls groups
  • Studying plan specifications and related documents (analyzing labor, material, equipment and time requirements)
  • Collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data trends to generate conceptual, schematic, and hard dollar estimates
  • Assisting with engineering drawings and layouts
  • Collaborating with the Project Manager and Construction Manager, along with senior management, on project administration
  • Preserving confidentiality when necessary
  • Performing other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management


  • Valid driver's license is required
  • Bachelor's degree or associate's degree in Civil Engineering and/or Construction Management is required
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required
  • 1-3 years of relevant construction management and field experience is preferred
  • Experience with Trimble site positioning systems is preferred
  • Specialized construction management training and project management training is preferred (CAP-M, Six Sigma Yellow Belt, etc.)


  • This position requires a flexible work schedule: nights, weekends, and holidays
  • This position requires working in an internal (office trailer) and external (job site) environment
  • If you are required to go out onto the job site, you could be subject to the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system/skin: fumes, odor, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation
  • Must be able to climb, maintain body equilibrium, reach, grasp, bend and walk/stand/sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Be subject to loud noises

Performance Expectations:

  • Be a motivated self-starter
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong organization skills
  • Effectively manage time addressing a variety of project needs
  • Execution-focused with the ability to take individual responsibility for delivering quality work in a deadline driven environment with a high level of precision
  • Sustain interpersonal relationships which encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and outside of Charah
  • Ability to quickly analyze, interpret, and compare detailed information
  • Ability to work independently and as a team