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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.

Project Manager - Land Development

Job Code: 1892
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: California, Ontario, California, Tustin


DEA’s Land Development Segment is currently hiring for Project Manager in our Ontario, CA or Tustin, CA office.  The responsibilities will be diverse and will include work related to high profile industrial and commercial projects.  Will provide leadership and work with staff in resolving client and project design challenges and overall project management.  Will also be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for assisting in the overall management of a project, including supervision and oversight, plan and report preparation,  permitting, preparation and monitoring of budgets and schedules, and maintaining positive client and staff relationships.
  • Serve as point of contact for clients on projects and provide overall technical design leadership to ensure client expectations are met for quality, schedule, and budget.
  • Provide technical reviews, develop quality assurance and quality control procedures for projects, demonstrate planning skills, design and construction schedule, and development of cost estimating and project budgets.
  • Optimize project execution to ensure successful financial performance.  
  • Assure compliance with municipal codes and design criteria.
  • Model DEA’s culture of effective communication, clarity of expectations, accountability, creativity, collaboration and trust.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Professional Engineering License (PE) with CA PE preferred
  • 5+ years of recent experience in land development projects
  • 1+ years as a Project Manager on land development projects
  • Experienced with Civil 3D
  • Microsoft Project and/or other project management software


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule

Land Development Jobs with DEA:

Dave Evans built a successful professional services consulting firm based on his skill in designing residential communities. Since 1976, DEA has been recognized for preparing innovative designs that balance growth with environmental sensitivity. Today, our land development experts not only thoughtfully design residential communities, we find workable, creative solutions for complex land development projects, including industrial and transit-oriented development; commercial, retail, and entertainment projects; parks and recreation facilities; streetscapes; and master planned communities. DEA also excels at redevelopment. Converting blighted industrial areas into attractive mixed-use communities, mineral extraction sites into clean industry locations, and industrial waterfronts into gathering places are the kind of projects that speak to DEA’s core purpose of improving the quality of life while demonstrating stewardship of the built and natural environments.

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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