Civil Engineer - Transportation

David Evans & Associates Inc
Los Angeles, CA 90001
United States


Job Description
DEA is looking for a Civil Engineer to support our Roads and Highways group in Southern California. A successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter assigned to work on multi-discipline projects as a project engineer and perform engineering calculations and design using specialized technical skills, experience and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. Projects may include street, highway, transit, and multimodal design, along with construction documents, utility plans and all supporting documentation.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:
  • Design, prepare, and oversee the preparation of roadway, traffic, or stormwater plans using Autodesk Civil 3D or Bentley Microstation software.
  • Prepare and/or direct the preparation and modification of construction documents, reports, specifications and cost estimates for project.
  • Analyze maps, reports, drawings, as-builts, and test results for design projects.
  • Perform post-design construction support services to respond to contractor RFIs, submittal reviews, as-built preparation, and field observations.
  • Provide technical reviews and implement DEA's quality assurance and quality control procedures.
  • Work with project teams on all aspects of projects, including project set-up, drafting, design, quality review and quality assurance, project coordination/organization, etc. May plan, lead, and mentor junior engineers.
  • Ensure excellence in project execution for on-time, on-budget deliverables of quality that meet or exceed the industry's standard of care.
  • Resolve project design issues, provide project coordination, and help maintain positive client and staff relationships.
  • Participate in project meetings and conduct site visits and field inspection as required.
  • Assist in the overall management of a project, including preparing of proposals, work plans and workload projections. May serving as point of contact for clients on some projects.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of California
  • Minimum 5 years of civil engineering design experience
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team-oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum 8 years of Transportation experience is preferred
  • Past experience working with CalTrans (District 7, 8, or 12)
  • Proficiency in Civil3D, Microstation, and/or InRoads
  • Alternative Project Delivery or Design Build Experience is a plus

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals

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 five markets: Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, Smart Mobility and Construction Engineering.

Potential office locations include: Tustin, CA; Ontario, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Santa Clarita, CA; Victorville, CA; Temecula, CA.