We're Hiring – Civil/Municipal Engineering Candidates

Civil/Municipal Engineering Candidates

Chagrin Valley Engineering is seeking individuals with engineering and design experience. Qualified candidates should be familiar with utilizing AutoCAD software for plan preparation and design. Work includes plan preparation and contract administration for municipal and private clients. Plan preparation may include field surveys, surface modelling, existing conditions research, highway and intersection design, hydrological studies including evaluation and design, site grading, earthwork calculations, erosion protection and storm water management, sanitary sewer and water line layouts, subdivision design, quantity calculations, construction administration and related tasks. Pay commensurate with experience.

Geographical Informational Systems (GIS) Specialist

Duties & Responsibilities: Maintain and update existing spatial data for CVE’s municipal clients. Data needs to be maintained in an organized, logical, and efficient manner. Utilize public-county resources to update parcel and other relevant data.

  • Work with CVE staff to acquire, produce, and maintain data for clients and projects.

  • Provide effective custom-solutions for clients with varying needs and budgets.

  • Balance a workload of long-term projects while performing short-term projects and tasks.

  • Provide and update ArcReader maps for CVE staff and offsite clients. Manage ArcGIS Enterprise and/or ArcGIS Online content for clients with those capabilities.

  • Manage various inspection programs, including those associated with the OEPA Phase II Stormwater Program, currently leveraging ArcGIS Online and Collector.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the latest GIS technology and information available through professional associations, training, etc. to deliver the most practical and efficient solutions to clients.

 Qualifications & Skills:

  • BA/BS in GIS, geography, computer science or closely-related field.

  • Must have at least two years of experience in a professional GIS environment.

  • Must have at least one year of experience in mapping public infrastructure such as roads, sewers and water lines

  • Must have experience with the ESRI platform, particularly ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online. Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise (ArcGIS for Server), ArcGIS Collector, and ArcGIS Publisher is preferred.

  • Must have a familiarity with geodatabases. Familiarity with GPS devices, including Bluetooth GNSS devices is a plus.

  • Must have experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly with Excel.

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD is a plus.

  • Must be flexible in working on unplanned projects and capable of meeting rushed deadlines.

  • GISP (GIS professional certification) a plus

Chagrin Valley Engineering, Ltd. was founded with the belief that our engineering services must be provided with the interest of the client in mind. Together we demand to work under a set of guiding principles for the continued success of our clients, partners, and employees. These are...

Dedication to our clients – providing the best and most intelligent solutions and services to solve real problems with customer service that exceeds clients' expectations.

Excellence – is going beyond what is expected while continually expanding the limits of Chagrin Valley Engineering's creativity and knowledge with each project.

Commitment – meeting the challenge of hard work and the satisfaction of the results.

Integrity – delivering trust and personal responsibility in all relationships.

Forward resume to Mr. Donald Sheehy at sheehy@cvelimited.com.


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Bay Village Hires Chagrin Valley Engineering Ltd. As City Engineer

The City of Bay Village, located in the northwest corner of Cuyahoga County, has hired Chagrin Valley Engineering as their new City Engineer.Bay Village, which covers approximately 4.5 square miles plus several miles of Lake Erie shore line, has a population of more than 15,000 residents.As the City Engineer, CVE will utilize their design expertise and funding knowledge to provide assistance to the City for continued infrastructure improvements and optimal funding opportunities from state, local and federal agencies. The partner in charge from CVE that will be handling the duties as City Engineer will be Donald Bierut, PE.


CVE is pleased to introduce Joe Gigliotti, Matt Jones and Bret Keller as new partners being added to the firm.  “We’re extremely proud to promote these outstanding professionals who will complement our other partners with their depth and breadth of engineering expertise” said Donald F. Sheehy, one of the firm’s founding Partners.  “Through their leadership, they have demonstrated a remarkable commitment to our clients and to our company.  We’re thrilled to welcome them as our newest partners.”



CVE is proud to announce that we have received the 2016 OGRIP Best Practices Award for work in Geographical Information Systems (GIS).  CVE was one of three organizations honored at the recent 2016 Ohio GIS Conference by the Ohio Geographic Reference Information Program (OGRIP) for our work on the City of Avon’s GIS project. 

 The 2016 OGRIP Best Practices Award is given to an organization(s), which creates a project that facilitates multiple user needs, multi-participant involvement, multi-facility interaction/data sharing, use of GIS for decision analysis support and integration into daily operation.  In addition, the project must be consistent with the Federal Geographic Data Committee’s National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) framework.


In a continued effort to maintain the high standard of service for our clients, CVE is excited to announce the hiring of four professionals providing a wide range of support and service. 

The most recent hire was Stanley D. Kosilesky.  Stan is a registered professional engineer with over 30 years of experience in Financing and Project Management of Federal, State, Regional, County and Local Projects.  From his years working for Cuyahoga County Engineer's Office/Department of Public Works as Assistant Director of Planning, Project Manager, Chief Deputy Engineer and Planning and Finance Administrator, he brings additional working knowledge of the state and local resources to fund municipal infrastructure projects.   Part of Stan's role at the County was to represent the Cuyahoga County Engineer’s Office/Department of Public Works at the District One Public Works Integrating Committee (DOPWIC) meetings, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency Board and various Subcommittee meetings, the Cuyahoga County’s Council Meetings, the Cuyahoga County’s Board of Control Meetings and the Public Works Subcommittee of County Council.  These contacts and knowledge of the organizations processes will be valuable to CVE's continued efforts to secure local, state and federal funding for our municipal clients.  

Meiring Borcherds was hired to coordinate the storm water management program for each of CVE's municipal clients as well as providing design assistance for private clients to complete storm water pollution prevention plans.  Meiring has more than 18 years of experience in land and water conservation and preservation programs on three different continents.  He has worked on a number of stormwater, stream restoration, and educational projects over the years with government and non-government agencies alike.  He has co-authored a number of articles, websites and stormwater manuals with a focus on land-use planning for protecting surface water and public health.  Recently he has turned his focus to the Cuyahoga River Areas of Concern focusing on the complex issues surrounding this watershed and its land-use.

CVE hired Matthew Stroh and Bryan Nero earlier this summer.  These recent graduates come in time to assist with the increased work load of our ever expanding client list.  Matt comes to CVE as a recent graduate from Ohio Northern University and Bryan as a recent graduate from the University of Akron.


Chagrin Valley Engineering is pleased to announce the addition OF a new municipal client, Macedonia, Ohio.

Situated on the northern end of Summit County, Macedonia is a city of over 11,000 residents. The community is home to almost 400 service-related and light industrial companies employing 8,500 workers. The City’s infrastructure is of varying age, which will provide the CVE staff ample opportunity to apply its engineering and surveying skills in a variety of improvement projects. Donald Sheehy, PE, PS will serve as the City Engineer and Joseph Gigliotti, PE will represent CVE at Planning Commission meetings.


CVE is proud to announce the addition of Mr. Bill Sheehy to their engineering staff.  Mr. Sheehy comes to CVE after over thirty years of service with Ohio Department of Transportation.  During his career at ODOT, Bill worked out of the District 12 office in Garfield Heights as a lead or assistant engineer on numerous construction projects ranging from bridge reconstruction to complete pavement rehabilitation to culvert replacement.  He is also certified as an ODOT certified Bridge Inspector.  


.Chagrin Valley Engineering is pleased to announce the addition of two new municipal clients – the Cities of Olmsted Falls and Avon

 Located in southwestern Cuyahoga County, Olmsted Falls is home to a population of over 9,000.  The City is a mosaic of commercial development, subdivisions and rural property.  The commercial focus of Olmsted Falls is found near the intersection of Bagley and Columbia Roads, where retail, small businesses and restaurants can be found.

 The City of Avon is located in Lorain County, just west of Cuyahoga County.  Avon is one of the fastest growing communities in northeastern Ohio, doubling in population in the past ten years.  The community is bisected by Interstate 90 with the area north of the highway dominated by a wide variety of commercial development.  Residential living can be found south of the highway and is supported by nearby retail establishments that provide goods and services that are essential to a growing community.

 CVE is excited to bring its experienced team to both cities. 


CVE is pleased to announce the addition of two engineers to it professional staff.

Scott Wood, PE, CPESC, CFM brings almost thirty years of engineering experience to CVE. Scott attended West Virginia University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in 1986 and a Masters Degree in Business Administration in 1988. Scott is a Professional Engineer, a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control and a Certified Floodplain Manager.

Over the course of his career he has focused on management and design of municipal and ODOT LPA roadways, bike path/bike lane projects, storm water management systems, wastewater collection systems, water distribution systems, watershed drainage studies, floodplain analysis studies, and the design of large scale residential, retail and industrial sites.

Peter Gustafson, E.I has joined CVE after his recent graduation from the University of Akron where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering in December of 2014.  In addition to his studies at Akron Peter worked as a co-op/intern to gain work experience in the civil engineering field.  His experiences included preparation of storm water pollution prevention plans, shop drawing review, construction inspection, Autocad work, and bridge inspection.


Acting months ahead of the competition, Chagrin Valley Engineering, Ltd. has secured the crucial environmental permits for two Northeast Ohio school districts under an innovative new pilot dprogram endorsed by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA). Chagrin Valley Engineering, Ltd. is helping to expedite the construction of the new school facilities projects by taking advantage of a pilot in-lieu-fee wetland mitigation agreement expected to take effect in 2013. 

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