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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 Coordinator

Job Code: 1957
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: Oregon, Portland


DEA is currently recruiting a full-time Project Coordinator to support our Roads and Highways group in our Portland, OR office. The Project Coordinator would be responsible for a variety of project-specific duties including general office tasks in a fast-paced professional engineering firm. Duties would include the following:

  • Preparing project contracts, project set-ups, and subsequent change orders;
  • Setting up new project folders and overseeing the maintenance of project files;
  • Prepare subconsultant agreements and task orders;
  • Preparing and reviewing project invoices and progress reports;
  • Reviewing project subconsultant invoices;
  • Coordinating and scheduling project meetings, and preparing meeting agendas and minutes;
  • Corresponding with clients and subconsultants;
  • Formatting and performing quality reviews of large and small documents such as reports, letters, memos, minutes, etc;
  • Coordinating the production and distribution of deliverables to the client;
  • Organizing and managing project budgets;
  • Providing backup for other administrative staff.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in office administrative
  • Basic skills in Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience multi-tasking and prioritizing competing requests.
  • Experience coordinating and scheduling meetings for internal and external individuals.
  • Customer service or quality control experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project related experience in an architecture, engineering, or construction firm
  • Experience with project contracts and invoicing as well as general accounting practices such as Accounts payable/Accounts receivable (AP/AR)
  • Advanced skills in Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Additional software skills in Access, PowerPoint, MS Project Windows Explorer, Adobe, or similar programs.


  • 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


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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