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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.

Civil Drafter/Designer

Job Code: 2163
Employment Type: REG
Location Search: Washington, Woodinville


DEA’s Woodinville, WA office is looking for an experienced Civil Designer/Drafter to support our Land Development Business Unit.  The primary duties of the Civil CAD Designer/Drafter are to produce drawings, layouts, sketches, maps, and graphic representations related to land development projects. This position requires proficiency with AutoCAD and Civil 3D.

Other duties include:

  • Provide design, drafting and plan production services for a variety of civil engineering projects such as commercial, residential, mixed-use, public works, utilities, and drainage.
  • Plan and prepare preliminary layouts and detailed design drawings from engineering notes, sketches, and/or other drawings, ensuring they meet company and industry standards and codes.
  • Work closely with other Designers, Engineers, and Project Managers to develop designs, construction documents, and ensure coordination design effort is maintained.
  • Complete drawing/project responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule; review drawings for completeness and accuracy.
  • Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Drafting, Civil Technology or related area of study
  • 4+ years of experience performing CAD drafting and design on land development projects
  • Proficient with Civil 3D and Land Development Desktop (LDD)


  • 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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