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Transportation Project Engineer

Company: David Evans and Associates
Location: Boise
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

DEA's Inland Northwest Market (Spokane, WA; Coeur d'Alene, Boise and Pocatello, ID) is hiring a Transportation Project Engineer to support our Roads and Highways group, while working on transportation related projects. A successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter assigned to work on multidiscipline projects performing engineering calculations and design, using specialized technical skills, experience and engineering judgment to transform concept designs into construction drawings and technical specifications. The work may include freeway, highway and roadway design, street improvements, utility plans, construction documents and all supporting documentation. Our ideal candidate would be proficient with horizontal and vertical alignment design, stormwater designs, erosion and sediment control design, A.D.A. requirements, utility relocations, coordination with bridge engineers and other engineering disciplines, earthwork, quantity take-offs, specifications, and engineer's estimates. Traffic engineering design experience, including traffic signals and illumination, is a plus. The candidate would also be eager to accept new challenges to diversify their skills by not only performing transportation engineering work, but also construction observation, general civil design, and traffic engineering. Finally, a successful candidate will have good interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for work.

Other duties include:

  • Coordinates projects with supervisor, project managers, and firm staff.
  • Provides sketches and/or detailed layout information to design staff for incorporation into the construction drawings.
  • Designs, prepares and analyzes preliminary and final plans in Microstation/OpenRoads and Autodesk Civil 3D software.
  • Prepares public improvement plans and rough and precise grading plans.
  • Analyzes maps, reports, drawings, and as-builts for design projects.
  • Preparation and modification of reports, specifications and designs for projects.
  • Provides project specific technical information to the Project Manager for incorporation into the project specifications.
  • Develops, tracks and modifies project schedules.
  • Meets with project stakeholders and engages the public through open houses.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Engineer Intern Certification
  • Professional Engineering License in Idaho or ability to obtain the license within one year
  • 3+ years of civil engineering design related to transportation projects
  • Microstation/OpenRoads transportation project experience
  • Project experience with DOTs and local agencies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Idaho Professional Engineering License or other state, and ability to obtain Idaho State license within 6 months
  • Local experience in Boise or Eastern Idaho with local agencies and the Idaho Transportation Department is preferred
  • Microstation/OpenRoads design experience
  • Civil 3D design experience


  • 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: Spokane, WA; Boise, ID; Pocatello, ID; Coeur d'Alene, ID.

Keywords: David Evans and Associates, Boise , Transportation Project Engineer, Other , Boise, Idaho

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