Transportation Project Manager/Engineer
Boise, ID 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

DEA's Inland Northwest Market (Spokane, WA; Coeur d'Alene, Boise and Pocatello, ID) is hiring a Transportation Project Manager / Engineer to support regional backlog for projects in Idaho, Utah, and Colorado. The backlog is for 1-2 years and the position is intended to be permanent. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter capable of delivering 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 a growing Project Manager/Engineer proficient with horizontal and vertical alignment design, erosion and sediment control design, A.D.A. requirements, utility relocations, coordination with bridge engineers and other engineering and environmental disciplines, earthwork, quantity take-offs, specifications, and engineer's estimates. Stormwater/sanitary sewer/waterline design and traffic engineering design experience, including traffic signals and illumination, is a plus. Responsibilities for our Transportation Project Manager/Engineer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as a pursuit champion, project manager and task lead as appropriate for freeway, highway corridor, interchange planning, and local agency transportation design projects
  • Ensure excellence in project execution for on-time, on-budget deliverables of quality that meet or exceed the industry's standard of care.
  • Develop, track and modify project schedules in Microsoft Project.
  • Proficiency in design capabilities, providing design leadership and guidance to project teams and staff.
  • As Project Manager and Task Lead, review engineering documents and deliverables for compliance with contractual requirements as part of DEA's Quality Management requirements.
  • Adhere to firmwide tools, processes, and policies including project accounting (set up, budgeting, etc.), contracting, and quality requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • 10+ plus years of experience on transportation related projects, with at least 3 years as a project manager or design team lead
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Proficiency in MicroStation/InRoads and ability to participate in design and plan development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Idaho, Utah, or Colorado Professional Engineering License
  • Local experience in Idaho, Utah, or Colorado with local agencies and DOTs
  • 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.

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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