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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 Engineer - Land Development

Job Code: 1910
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: California, Los Angeles

Description

DEA’s Land Development Segment is currently hiring for a Project Engineer in our Los Angeles, CA office.  This role is to carry out individual tasks delegated to them by the Project Manager. This is a hands-on technical career-track position. The Project Engineer plans and conducts work requiring judgment regarding the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Successful candidates should possess expertise in land development design, grading, drainage, streets, sewers, storm drain and utilities.

Position Duties:

  • Apply civil engineering principles to assigned projects, either as a team leader or functioning independently.
  • Create a design plan and lead specification production on a wide variety of projects which include site layouts, horizontal and vertical control, grading and drainage, paving, site utilities, and associated civil engineering activities
  • Perform calculations, specifications and proposal preparation, and permitting applications
  • Schedule projects (understanding, creating, modifying, identifying the critical path), prepare and review cost estimates, and client coordination
  • Execute complex assignments utilizing judgment in evaluation, selection, and modification of standard engineering techniques and procedures
  • Devise new approaches to problems encountered
  • Interface with clients and public agencies
  • May supervise project staff with the ability to mentor junior staff

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant design experience related to Land Development projects consisting of commercial, residential, public works, institutional, or industrial
  • Demonstrated experience with Civil 3D, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

Benefits:

  • 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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