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It’s time to enjoy your work and gain a healthy work life balance.  At Charles P. Johnson & Associates, our corporate motto is “Crafting a Shared Vision of Success”. CPJ defines our company's success through the success of our employees and our clients. We encourage flexible schedules, remote access and provide paid compensation for every hour worked. We support our employees with professional development, tuition reimbursement and membership fees. We also value our employees as family, enjoying regular company events such as department breakfasts and lunches to Golf tournaments and holiday parties.


Senior Land Development Engineer

Posted: 12/2020
Silver Spring Office, MD - 1751 Elton Road, Suite 300


Charles P. Johnson & Associates seeks a career driven, technology savvy, Senior Engineer to join its Private Sector Division team in our Silver Spring, MD office. 

Responsibilities 
Prepare site and subdivision plans for residential, commercial and industrial projects in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County, to include storm water management, storm drain plans and profiles, outfall analysis, sanitary sewer plans and profiles, water line plans and profiles, water network analysis, public street design, erosion and sediment control plans, fire lane plans, pavement designs, pavement striping and signage plans, maintenance of traffic plans, bond estimates and bond reductions. Assist clients with bonding and permitting procedures. Interact with county agency staff, clients, members of the public and elected and appointed officials. Possible attendance at night meetings. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience directly related to Maryland land development engineering

  • Strong skills in using Autodesk Civil 3D

  • Project organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to meet client and project goals

  • Works efficiently to meet project budgets

  • Handles multiple concurrent projects

  • Mentor other civil engineering design staff

  • P.E. license preferred

  • Experience in Montgomery and Prince Georges County preferred 


Please send resume to employment@cpja.com with a subject of Senior Land Development Engineer

Junior Landscape Architect

Posted:  02/2021

Silver Spring Office - 1751 Elton Road, Suite 300

Charles P. Johnson and Associates is seeking a talented Junior Landscape Designer to join to our Silver spring Office. Candidate will work with on a variety of large and small projects from concept through construction for our private sector clients.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with an experienced team of registered landscape architects, land use planners, and civil engineering professionals on interesting and high-profile projects throughout the region

  • Support the development and preparation of zoning, entitlement and permit documents

  • Support the development of design and preparation of construction document packages

  • Travel to project sites to perform site inventory, tree identification and analysis

  • Gain an understanding of codes and environmental restrictions that affect our work in the Annapolis region.

  • Research project-related issues and sustainable design practices 

  • Create 3D and perspective renderings for clients and marketing materials

Required Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture

  • 1-3 years experience in site planning and landscape architectural design preferred but recent graduates will be considered.

  • Graphic design presentation skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including oral presentations.

  • Some experience in site grading and planting plans

  • Proficiency using Autodesk Civil3D

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office.

Recommended Skills

  • Proficiency using SketchUp, Photoshop or similar graphics design software.

  • Proficiency using Bluebeam or equivalent PDF software.

Please send resume to employment@cpja.com with a subject of Junior Landscape Architect.

Senior Survey Crew Chief

Posted: 2/2021
Silver Spring Office, MD - 1751 Elton Road, Suite 300


Charles P. Johnson & Associates seeks qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of Sr.  Survey Crew Chief in our Silver Spring Office. This position will require you to work as a leader of a survey crew or individually as a one-man survey crew. The prospective candidate must have experience with modern survey technology including Robotic Total Stations and Data Collectors and have experience in performing construction stakeout as well as topographic data collection using field-to-finish coding.


Required Skills and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a survey crew chief

  • Knowledge of modern survey technology including Robotic Total Stations and Data Collectors

  • Previous experience in performing construction stakeout and collecting topographic data using field to finish coding

  • Proficient computer skills with MS software (Windows, Explorer, Excel, Outlook)

  • Certified Survey Technician is a plus  

Please send resume to employment@cpja.com with a subject of Senior Survey Crew Chief.

Survey Technician

Posted: 4/2021
Annpolis, MD - 45 Old Solmons Island Road


Duties and Responsibilities
This is not an entry level position. The ideal candidate will already have some office and field surveying experience and will prepare boundary, topographic, and ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys surveys under the responsible charge of a licensed Professional land surveyor.

  • will prepare other special survey deliverables as needed.

  • will prepare descriptions of properties based on boundary survey efforts.

  • will perform various research efforts for deeds, plats, and property information such as Finder Online or Merlin.

  • will perform various research efforts of County and State databases for Geospatial data and plans.

  • will be required to work outside as needed to support all of our survey data collection efforts.

  • will be energetic, eager to learn, and able to work independently with direction.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Must be proficient with Autodesk Civil 3D with 2+ years of experience as well as a working knowledge the Microsoft Office programs. 

  • Should have the ability to review and process field data, including least squares traverse adjustment and importing points into CAD. 

  • Should have exposure with field to finish data collection coding.

  • Should have exposure using networked desktop computer systems.

  • Must have good math and communication skills.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and transportation.

3D Data Capture Survey Technician

Posted: 2/2021
Silver Spring Office, MD - 1751 Elton Road, Suite 300


Charles P. Johnson & Associates seeks qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of 3D Data Capture Survey Technician. This position will involve collecting bathymetric data either from a boat or from the shore using a hydrone, collecting ground-based scan data using Trimble SX-10 and TX-6 and mobile scanning with the MX-9, and collecting data on projects with UAV’s.

Responsibilities 

The ideal candidate will already have some conventional field surveying experience, will have worked with GPS and VRS networks; will have experience with boat operations on the water and trailering a boat; will have performed bathymetric surveys; will have experience with FAA part 107 and UAV operations, is experienced with using laptop and networked computers including Wi-Fi networks and wireless interfacing systems; be able to work independently with direction.

This position will require you to work with and learn from an experienced data capture specialist and Trimble Certified Trainer, be energetic and eager to learn, able to work long hours as needed, and be able to travel for jobs as needed in the mid-Atlantic region.

Required Skills and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Driver’s License and good driving record and a vehicle

  • Some Field survey experience

  • FAA Part 107 license is preferred but not required.

  • Proficient computer skills with MS software (Windows, Explorer, Excel, Outlook) experience with Trimble Business Center is a plus

  • Able to lift at least 70 lbs.

Please send resume to employment@cpja.com with a subject of 3D Data Capture Survey Technician.

Senior Water Resources Engineer / Project Manager

Posted: 12/2020

Greenbelt Office, MD  - 6305 Ivy Lane, Suite 710

Charles P. Johnson & Associates seeks a career driven Water Resources Engineer to join its Public Sector Division in our Greenbelt, MD office to manage and serve as a technical lead for all aspects of water resources projects. 


Responsibilities

  • Complete complex hydrologic and hydraulic analyses

  • Design water resources improvements including stream restoration, dam improvements, and storm drain and stormwater management retrofits, prepare and obtain all approvals for all construction documents,

  • Handle client communications,

  • Manage construction observation and documentation efforts. 

  • Manage engineering/CAD technicians, surveyors, and sub-consultants

  • Oversee preparation of construction documents. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Professional engineer’s license in the state of Maryland (or the ability to obtain a Maryland license within three (3) months of hire.

  • Seven (7) years of water resources experience and must be able to demonstrate intimate knowledge of and experience in the execution of water resources projects including phases of feasibility, conceptual design, construction document preparation, permitting, and construction management and documentation. 


Desired Skills and Experience

  • A familiarity with permitting processes of Montgomery, Prince George’s, and Howard Counties as well as the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Maryland Department of the Environment. 

  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Experience with Microsoft Project

  • Experience with ArcGIS 

  • Prince George’s County Resident

The Greenbelt Office offers the following:

  • Free access to office Gym

  • Shuttle service to both the Metro and MARC at Greenbelt

  • Close access to the Beltway and 50

Please send resume to employment@cpja.com with a subject of Senior Water Resources Engineer.

Proposal Writer

Posted: 12/2020
Greenbelt Office, MD - 6305 Ivy Lane, Suite 710

Charles P. Johnson & Associates seeks a motivated and technology savvy Proposal Writer to join its Public Sector Division in our Greenbelt, MD office. 

Responsibilities

  • Finding and qualifying RFPs, RFQ, etc. along with planning, scheduling, and coordinating the production of proposals, presentations, and statements of qualification.

  • You will be involved with competitive proposals and presentations for municipal, state, and federal government agencies.

  • The ideal candidate has experience in preparing proposal, writing and developing proposal documents, assisting with gathering and organizing sub-consultant information, conducting and coordinating meetings and other related proposal development and marketing-related activities.

  • In addition to proposal preparation, this position will be responsible for attending networking events and conferences representing the firm outside of normal duty hours to include occasional weekends.

  • The position will also be responsible for all marketing materials, including but not limited branded giveaways, branded apparel, and corporate gifts.

  • Ideally the candidate will be able to create graphics for booths, banners, other booth presentation materials and brochures.

  • The ideal candidate will also be responsible for the preparation and coordination of company-wide marketing conferences and events.

  • Has personal vehicle and is able to travel for business conferences and trade shows. Travel is 10% or less of regular duty hours.

  • Able to work outside normal duty hours for conferences, trade shows and networking events.


Required Skills and Experience

  • 2-3 years of experience with RFP's and RFQ's, including but not limited to gathering information for, preparing proposals, writing an preparing proposal documents etc., along with planning, scheduling, and coordinating the production of proposals, presentations, and statements of qualification. 

  • Team Player accustomed to working in a team environment with a wide range of technical professionals

  • Must be self-motivated to work and learn independently

  • Ability to prioritize work, multi-tasking on simultaneous hard deadlines

  • Ability to articulate proposal outline while conducting proposal meetings and driving schedules

  • Strong grammar/writing and proofreading skills, formatting, and production skills.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Experience in Microsoft Publisher and Project is a plus

  • Knowledge of graphics programs for the creation of proposals. Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator experience would be ideal but not necessary

  • Adobe Premiere and After Effect is a plus, but not necessary

  • Maintain database of marketing and proposal information

  • Assist with tracking and booking conferences and all conference logistics

  • Online market research to identify industry related RFP's and RFQ's and analysis support

  • Experience with Deltek Vision or Deltek Vantagepoint is a plus

The Greenbelt Office offers the following:

  • Free access to office Gym

  • Shuttle service to both the Metro and MARC at Greenbelt

  • Close access to the Beltway and 50

Please send resume to employment@cpja.com with a subject of Proposal Writer.