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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

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, Land Development 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

  • Strong skills in using AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Above average written and oral communication skills

  • Project organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • BS degree in Civil Engineering

  • 2+ years of experience in Maryland land development engineering 

  • EIT preferred

  • Experience Montgomery and Prince Georges County preferred 

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

Planner/Landscape Architect Manager

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


Charles P. Johnson & Associates seeks an enthusiastic, career driven Senior Planner/Landscape Architect to lead the Planning and Landscape Architecture Division in the Silver Spring, MD office. This is a client facing role that will be responsible for preparing and managing a wide range of large and small projects including residential, mixed use, commercial and institutional. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the preparation of project proposals and billing as well as meeting project budgets and exceeding client expectations (goals?). The candidate will be responsible for managing a staff of registered landscape architects, landscape designers, site designers and CAD technicians and will provide direct mentorship to junior staff and other design professionals to develop design drawings. The position requires the attendance of regular meetings with the clients and agencies and must have a complete understanding of the regulations that govern the design, review and approval processes within the various local agencies. Additionally, the candidate will participate in organizations and activities related to the industry and contribute to the CPJ marketing effort.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Registered Landscape Architect with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in site planning and landscape architectural design

  • Project and Staff management skills

  • Graphic design presentation skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including oral presentations

  • Proficiency in site grading and planting plans

  • Proficiency using Autodesk Civil 3D

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office


Recommended Skills

  • Familiar with Montgomery and Prince Georges County, MD development process

  • Proficiency using Sketch-Up, Photoshop or similar design software

  • Proficiency using Office 365 and Bluebeam

Please send resume to employment@cpja.com with a subject of Planner/Landscape Architect Manager

Junior Level Landscape Architect

Posted: 08/2019

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.

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 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.

Design Engineer

Posted: 05/2020

Greenbelt Office, MD - 6305 Ivy Lane, Suite 710


  Charles P. Johnson & Associates, Inc seeks a Design Engineer to join its Public Sector Division in Silver Spring, Maryland. The Design Engineer will primarily be responsible for designs of all aspects of stormwater management projects. The candidate must be able to complete complex hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, design water resources improvements including stream restoration, dam improvements, and storm drain and storm water management retrofits, prepare and obtain all approvals for all construction documents, handle client communications, and participate in construction observation and documentation efforts. This position will also be required to work with CAD technicians, surveyors, and sub-consultants as well as assist in the preparation of construction documents. The candidate will be required to communicate with the Public Sector Division Manager as well as other Project Managers on a daily basis.

  A BS in Civil Engineering or a related field is required. Must also be able to demonstrate intimate knowledge of and experience in the execution of stormwater management projects including phases of feasibility, conceptual design, construction document preparation, permitting, and construction management and documentation. The candidate must have experience with AutoDesk’s Civil 3D and Microsoft’s Project. Resumes to: Mr. Lee Johnson, 1751 Elton RD, Silver Spring, MD 20903 or ljohnson@cpja.com.

 
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