DESA, Inc. is a professional services firm based in Columbia, South Carolina. It is important that the work we do has a positive impact on our world. We do this by being committed to our clients and our community, and by trying to make each life we encounter better.

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Design Engineer

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to roadway design, CAD drafting, maintaining technical reports, permitting, water and sewer infrastructure, and related tasks. Candidates should be highly motivated, eager to learn, capable of multi-tasking, and a team player.

The Successful candidate will have: 

  • BS degree in Engineering
  • Successful completion of the FE Exam preferred.  PE a plus.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in transportation engineering/roadway design or related field. 
  • Experience in some of the following technical areas: 
    • General civil design
    • SCDOT standards
    • Specifications
    • Drainage system design
    • Encroachments/Right-of-ways
    • Permitting
    • Utility Coordination
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Microstation.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Local (Columbia, SC or Surrounding areas) Experience is highly preferred.

An excellent salary and benefits package is available. We are a non-smoking, drug-free company. Submit resume and salary requirements to or fax to (803) 782-6741.  Part-time workers and retirees are encouraged to apply.