Benefits consist of much more than just medical and dental insurance programs. We proudly offer a competitive traditional benefits package and an environment that allows you to balance your career with your personal life. Below is a partial list of the benefits we offer.

We were recently pleased to be named among the nation's Top 10 Best Large Civil Engineering Firms To Work For by CE News in their October 2005 issue. We were also honored by the Business Review, an Albany-based business newspaper, as a top-ten "Best Employer" in 2003. How did we earn these honors? Among other factors, the non-traditional benefits we offer were unique morale-boosters that stood out among those of the other companies that applied.

For more information, check out our Professional Development, Work-Life Balance, Community Involvement, and Fun at CHA pages.


Celebrating employee achievements has been a part of our culture for over 50 years. We believe that motivation through recognition is a powerful tool in our quest for continuous improvement. 

  • Technical and Professional Article Bonus
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Excellence Recognition Program

Paid Time Off/Work Schedules

We support our employees' efforts to balance their careers and their personal lives by offering flexible schedules and competitive vacation, sick and personal time policies.

  • Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Paid Holidays
  • Floating Holiday


At CHA, we place a high premium on healthy employees and families, so we make every effort to offer a variety of plans flexible enough to meet their needs.

  • Medical & Dental Insurance Plans
  • Universal and Term Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance


We recognize the importance of providing savings vehicles to help our employees plan for retirement, college expenses, and other tax-savings opportunities.

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Flexible Benefits Plan


We also know that benefits like the ability to buy stamps at the office can make your life easier... that's why we work hard to build "quality-of-life" initiatives into our benefits package.

  • Ability to Purchase Postage Stamps and Movie Tickets In-House
  • Discounts to Local Merchants & Community Attractions
  • Interest-Free Computer Loan Program
  • Dry Cleaning Pickup and Delivery
  • Discounted Insurance Programs through Payroll Deduction
  • Employee Assistance Program
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