Charah Solutions, Inc.

Project Engineer

Job Locations US-KY-Maysville | US-IN-Newburgh
Environmental & Engineering
Regular Full-Time


Do you thrive in a company in which you roll up your sleeves and get it done?  Do you want to work for a company that is people-centric, execution driven, accountability focused and marked by world-class safety, a high level of energy and unquestionable integrity? If so, come join us.  Charah Solutions is the leading provider of environmental services and byproduct sales to the power generation industry.


Based in Louisville, Kentucky, we assist utilities and independent power producers in sustainably managing and recycling ash byproducts generated from the combustion of coal in the production of electricity. With over 30 years of experience, we also design and implement solutions for ash pond management and closure, landfill construction, fly ash sales, and structural fill projects. To be our best, we need the best. At Charah Solutions, our best begins with you.


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 is responsible for planning, developing and managing multiple construction projects. This includes facilitating the construction designs, ensuring the designs are implemented with utmost safety and process flows efficiently.




  • Study proposals, plans, specifications and related documents; analyzing labor, material, equipment and time requirements; assembling & arranging numerical and descriptive information
  • Collecting, analyzing and summarizing data & trends to generate conceptual, schematic and hard dollar estimates
  • Complete accountability for specific construction projects from the Pre-Construction Phase to the Construction Phase through to the Project Close out Phase
  • Manage multiple contractors and their time schedules, and maintain continual communications with Customer and contractors
  • Work with state engineers, utility environmental team, independent engineering firms, etc
  • Follow and enforce all applicable safety precautions and programs, and shall thoroughly read, understand, and follow Charah Solutions Standard Operating Procedures for construction management
  • Lead in the development of any readiness reviews required for the project
  • Assist with engineering drawings and layouts
  • Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management
  • Act independently and originate new procedures and new approaches to problems
  • Display excellent verbal and written communication skills with vendors, customer and organizational leaders
  • Maintain initiative to preserve the flow of work
  • Work under stress and with commitment to deadlines
  • Sustain interpersonal relationships which encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and outside of Charah Solutions
  • Complete projects and/or reports in accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain Company information in a confidential manner


  • Four-year college degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or similar discipline. EIT or ability to obtain PE registration preferred
  • Familiarity site/civil estimating for mass excavations, embankments, hauling and placement of transported materials, minimum 3 years of experience preferred
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Utilization of computer programs such as Microsoft Office including, but not limited to, Word, and Outlook. Knowledge of estimating software and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Project
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Work Environment & Conditions

  • Ability to use electronic equipment such as computer, cell phone and handheld radio for communication with supervisors and co-workers
  • This position requires a flexible work schedule: nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be able to climb, maintain body equilibrium, reach, grasp, bend and walk/stand/sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to hear and see naturally or with correction
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Be subject to loud noises
  • Be subject to atmospheric conditions - one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odor, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation
  • This position requires working in the internal and external environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate




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