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About David Evans and Associates, Inc.

At David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) our philosophy is "To find outstanding professionals and give them the freedom and support to do what they do best."  Since its founding in 1976 in Portland, OR, DEA Inc. has become a recognized leader for progressive and sustainable design and management solutions for complex transportation, land development, energy, and water resources projects nationwide. DEA Inc.’s multi-disciplinary teams partner with clients to tailor solutions to meet the unique needs of each project. The firm has over 20 offices and employs approximately 1000 people firm wide. DEA is an employee-owned corporation and consistently ranks among ENR’s Top 100 Pure Design firms in the US.

Join our fun and growing team, and let DEA support you in your pursuit of success. Work in an environment that fosters teamwork and collaboration, where expectations are clearly defined through effective communication, where teams are accountable to the results and process, where trust in your team breeds shared success, and where initiative and creativity are rewarded.  Be part of what defines our future.

Assistant Construction Project Manager

Job Code: 1529
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: Oregon, Portland, Oregon, Salem


The Construction Engineering Services group at DEA is actively seeking a qualified Assistant Construction Project Manager with a range of experience and skills for its transportation construction project management needs in the Oregon Region. This position likely be assigned to either the Portland or Salem DEA office, depending on projects and successful candidate’s geographic needs. The appropriately qualified applicants will be able to demonstrate an established career in construction management along with but not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Support and day-to-day management of DEA staff on construction projects, acting under the direction of regional management staff, owner’s staff or independently
  • Monitor construction management activities and compliance with project requirements, including contract plans and specifications, agency and jurisdictional requirements, and best trade practices
  • Interact and support project client representatives and stakeholders
  • Communicate, prepare written letters and maintain correspondence with client representatives and construction contractors
  • Negotiate and prepare construction contract change orders
  • Review and coordination of quality and quantity documentation for transportation construction projects
  • Participate in the proposal writing and review process with regional marketing staff
  • Develop schedules, scope of services and fee estimates for projects that are won and approved by the client




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Oregon preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of professional public or consulting experience managing work on various transportation and infrastructure design and construction projects
  • Construction inspection and field support experience on ODOT and/or local agency (cities, counties) projects 
  • ODOT design and construction experience preferred




  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)


Transportation Jobs with DEA


The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today’s transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow’s growth.  Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on four markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, and Construction Engineering.

DEA Inc. is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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