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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.

Senior Bridge Project Manager

Job Code: 1966
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: Oregon, Salem


DEA’s Salem, OR office is hiring a Senior Bridge Project Manager to provide a lead managerial and technical role on bridge design and design build projects.  A successful candidate will lead project teams in the preparation of Advance Planning Studies, Structure Type Selection Reports, and final design, plans, specifications, and estimates.  Typical bridge projects will include cast-in-place post-tensioned concrete, reinforced concrete, precast concrete, segmental concrete, and steel girder bridges; retaining walls; and sound walls.

In addition the candidate must have project management experience with medium to large sized conventional (design-bid-build) and alternative delivery (design-build, CM/GC) projects.  The qualified candidate must have a proven track record of business development and client management to become a trusted advisor to clients they have worked with.   

Other duties include:

  • Communicate with client and express client needs to project team
  • Serve as a pursuit champion on identified projects
  • Serve as a client manager and trusted advisor
  • Be a part of the DEA Design Build task for helping track and make decisions on projects to pursue
  • Work closely with the business development manager, region marketing manager, client managers, project managers, and client development teams to support business development and marketing pursuits
  • For projects being managed, prepare and monitor work plan, scope, schedule, and budget
  • Ensure resources are available to complete existing project work as well as work committed to in proposals
  • Manage project team communications
  • Demonstrated ability to develop staff, gain support from multiple stakeholders, and deliver superior results

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in Structural Engineering
  • 10+ years of bridge engineering experience
  • At least 5 years of related project management experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Oregon
  • Experience working on design-build delivery projects
  • Demonstrated ability to develop staff, gain support from multiple stakeholders, and deliver superior results
  • Knowledge of AASHTO and Oregon DOT bridge design standards


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Owner Ship 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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