Select Page

Working at David Evans and Associates, Inc.

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.

Professional Civil Engineer

Job Code: 1147
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: California, Ontario


DEA’s Institutional Land Development Segment is currently hiring for a Professional Civil Engineer in our Ontario, CA office.  The Professional Civil Engineer’s role is to carry out individual tasks delegated to them by the Project Manager. This is a hands-on technical career-track position. The Professional Civil Engineer plans, leads, and conducts work requiring the application of engineering judgment to  the  evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Successful candidates shall possess expertise in land development design, grading, drainage, water quality, streets, sewers, and associated utilities.


Position Duties:

  • Apply civil engineering principles to assigned projects, either as a team leader or functioning independently.
  • Plan and lead the production of design documentation on a wide variety of projects including horizontal and vertical control, site layout, grading and drainage, paving, site utilities, and associated civil engineering activities
  • Lead the preparation of water quality reports and drainage studies inlcuding the associated hydraulic and hydrologic calculations
  • Perform calculations, specifications, 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 application  of standard engineering techniques and procedures
  • Ability to develop new approaches to problems encountered
  • Interface with clients and public agencies
  • Proposal preparation
  • Ability to supervise project staff  and mentor junior staff


Basic Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant design experience related to the development  of institutional, public works, commercial, residential, and/or industrial projects
  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Hydrologic and Hydraulic programs, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Project
  • LEED AP Certification
  • QSD Certification



  • 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:

David 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, 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.

Are you a returning applicant?

Previous Applicants:

If you do not remember your password click here.

Back to Search Results

New Search