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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.

Transportation Engineer-in-Training or Project Engineer

Job Code: 1940
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: Washington, Yakima


DEA is hiring for a Transportation Engineer-in-Training or Project Engineer to be part of our Roads and Highways team in a project office located in Yakima, WA.  As a junior level civil engineer-in-training the responsibilities will be diverse and will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Works with project teams on all aspects of projects, including project set-up, drafting, design, quality review and quality assurance, project coordination/organization, etc.
  • Prepares and designs improvement plans for a wide range of projects.
  • Prepares and/or directs preparation and modification of construction documents, reports, specifications and designs for project
  • Analyzes maps, reports, drawings, as-builts and test results for design projects.
  • Assists with post design construction support services to respond to contractor RFI’s, submittal reviews, as-built preparation, and field observations.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Engineer In Training (EIT) certification
  • 0-3 years of professional engineering experience
  • Familiar with either AutoCAD or Microstation


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Drafting and design experience with AutoCAD /Civil 3D or Microstation/InRoads
  • Transportation project experience
  • ASCE Chapter member




  • 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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