Position Description

Commercial Project Engineer
Job Code 1496
Employment Type REG
DEA Location California, Tustin
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DEA’s Commercial and Industrial Land Development Segment is currently hiring for a Professional Civil Engineer in our Tustin, 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 and conducts work requiring judgment regarding the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.  Successful candidates should possess expertise in land development design, grading, drainage, streets, sewers, storm drain and utilities.

Position Duties:

  • Apply civil engineering principles to assigned projects, either as a team leader or functioning independently.
  • Create a design plan and lead specification production on a wide variety of projects which include site layouts, horizontal and vertical control, grading and drainage, paving, site utilities, and associated civil engineering activities
  • Perform calculations, specifications and proposal preparation, 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 modification of standard engineering techniques and procedures
  • Devise new approaches to problems encountered
  • Interface with clients and public agencies
  • May supervise project staff with the ability to mentor junior staff

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 -5 years relevant design experience related to Land Development projects consisting of commercial, residential, public works, institutional, or industrial
  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite; Civil 3D experience preferred
  • Registered Professional Engineer
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CA Professional Engineering License
  • Direct Commercial Land Development project experience
  • LEED AP Certification
  • QSD Certification

Benefits:

  • 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.

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