Transportation Design Intern
Olympia, WA US
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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.

Transportation Design Intern
Job Code:2503
Employment Type:REG
Location Search:Washington, Olympia

Our Olympia, WA office is seeking a qualified intern to fill a Transportation Design Intern need to support our team while working on transportation related projects. A successful candidate will work on multidiscipline projects performing independent 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, signing and pavement marking plans, traffic signal plans, street improvements, utility plans, traffic control plans, storm water, technical writing, quantity calculations, and construction documents, and all supporting documentation.

Other duties include:

  • Coordinate projects with supervisor, project managers, and firm staff.
  • Provide sketches and/or detailed layout information to design staff for incorporation into the construction drawings.
  • Designs, prepares and analyzes preliminary and final plans in AutoCAD, MicroStation, and InRoads software.
  • Prepares and designs street improvement plans, public improvement plans, and rough and precise grading plans.
  • Analyzes maps, reports, drawings, as-builts and test results for design projects.
  • Preparation and modification of reports, specifications and designs for project.
  • Provide project specific technical information to the Project Manager for incorporation into the project specifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be in the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, with at least 2+ years of completed course work.
  • Microsoft Office (Excel and word), and AutoCAD skills are recommended
  • Physically able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
  • Applicant must have a valid driver's license and clear motor vehicle report
  • Ability to communicate and work in a team oriented environment

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 four markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, and Construction Engineering.

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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