Careers at Rinker Design Associates

Launch Your Career in a Fun Team Environment

Careers at Rinker Design Associates

Build Your Career at RDA

We provide a challenging and fun work environment where your contributions are appreciated and recognized. As a mid-sized engineering firm, RDA offers the optimal mix of growth opportunities and stability, and a path to potential shareholder status.

Life at RDA

As a trusted partner to our clients, we take our work life seriously. We also make fun a part of the equation. Fun highlights include monthly company socials, our annual Hoops Hysteria and our Champion NOVA Engineering League softball team.

Pay and Benefits

Rinker Design Associates offers compensation and a full range of employee benefits that keep you healthy, help you plan for your future retirement and offer support for the unexpected.

Current Career Opportunities

Interested in exploring a career with Rinker Design Associates? Open the door to a great opportunity by submitting your resume to info@rdacivil.com. RDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants that require an employment visa sponsorship now or in the future will not be considered.

Project Manager for Site, Civil, and Infrastructure for Southern Virginia

Rinker Design Associates, P.C. (RDA) seeks a professional engineer who will serve as a Project Manager for Site, Civil and Infrastructure for Southeastern Virginia based out of RDA’s Richmond Office. This individual will report to the Director of Site, Civil and Infrastructure. This individual would be responsible for developing and managing a design team and processing site development plans for multiple jurisdictions in Southeastern Virginia.

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Senior Right of Way Agent

Tired of working contract to contract, never knowing where you will be next? Rinker Design Associates, P. C., (RDA) is seeking Senior Right of Way Agents to join our Right of Way team to lead and help develop our Right of Way Professionals of the future. In this role you will manage projects and team members providing guidance and expertise to lower level Right of Way Staff. Projects will require acquisition of real property interests required for VDOT and local municipality public improvement projects. This position has excellent potential for career advancement.

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Entry Level Environmental Specialist

Rinker Design Associates, P. C., is a fast-growing design engineering firm with offices in Manassas, Fredericksburg, Virginia Beach, and Richmond, Virginia. We are seeking an entry level environmental specialist to assist with compliance of its transportation and land development projects with federal, state, and local environmental requirements. The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in ecology, environmental regulation, and must be willing to perform fieldwork. A plus if you are interested in wetland delineation, stream scoring, perennial flow determinations, unified stream methodology, forest stand delineation, monitoring, wetland or stream mitigation, impact assessments, endangered species surveys, vegetation identification.

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Senior Utility Coordinator

RDA is a Virginia-Certified Small Business (DSBSD Certification #652784), and a leading provider of professional civil engineering services to both the public and private sector. We are looking for candidates to join the Department of Utilities. The Department of Utilities is responsible for a wide variety of design and coordination for various utilities including water, wastewater, electric, phone, communications, and gas. Key clients include VDOT, Dominion Energy, Prince William County Service Authority, Fairfax County, and Arlington County and among others. High profile projects include several “mega-projects” in both the Washington D.C. and Hampton Roads metropolitan areas. Primary responsibilities include preparing detailed design plans for bidding and construction for water, sanitary sewer, and utility duct banks as well as assisting in all aspects of utility relocation coordination for transportation projects including conflict evaluation, existing utility information reviews, compensable rights determinations, utility owner coordination, and utility plan reviews. As a utility engineer at RDA you will join a talented, energetic, diverse team of engineers, utility coordinators, and technicians collaborating together to make even the most complex projects a success.

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Utility Engineer

RDA is a Virginia-Certified Small Business (DSBSD Certification #652784), and a leading provider of professional civil engineering services to both the public and private sector. We are looking for candidates to join the Department of Utilities. The Department of Utilities is responsible for a wide variety of design and coordination for various utilities including water, wastewater, electric, phone, communications, and gas. Key clients include VDOT, Dominion Energy, Prince William County Service Authority, Fairfax County, and Arlington County and among others. High profile projects include several “mega-projects” in both the Washington D.C. and Hampton Roads metropolitan areas. Primary responsibilities include preparing detailed design plans for bidding and construction for water, sanitary sewer, and utility duct banks as well as assisting in all aspects of utility relocation coordination for transportation projects including conflict evaluation, existing utility information reviews, compensable rights determinations, utility owner coordination, and utility plan reviews. As a utility engineer at RDA you will join a talented, energetic, diverse team of engineers, utility coordinators, and technicians collaborating together to make even the most complex projects a success.

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Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

RDA is seeking a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser to join our Right of Way team. In this role you will support our right of way agents and engineers in appraising and acquiring real estate property impacted by VDOT and local municipality transportation projects. Responsibilities may include supervision and mentoring of other appraisers and technicians. This position has excellent potential for career advancement. We have positions available in our Manassas, VA (headquarters), Fredericksburg, VA, Richmond, VA and Virginia Beach, VA offices.

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Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser

RDA is seeking a Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser to join our Right of Way team. In this role you will support our right of way agents and engineers in appraising and acquiring real estate property impacted by VDOT and local municipality transportation projects. This position has excellent potential for career advancement. We have positions available in our Manassas, VA (headquarters), Fredericksburg, VA, Richmond, VA and Virginia Beach, VA offices.

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Director of Site, Civil, and Infrastructure for Southeastern Virginia

Rinker Design Associates, P.C. (RDA) seeks a civil engineer who will serve as the Director of Site, Civil and Infrastructure for Southeastern Virginia based out of RDA’s Richmond Office. This individual would be responsible for developing and managing multiple teams for the design and processing of site, subdivision, and infrastructure plans for multiple jurisdictions in Southeastern Virginia. This individual will be an expert in land development and permit processing in multiple jurisdictions and will have experience analyzing prospective development sites and coordinating the work of multiple teams.

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Intern Transportation Department

RDA is seeking an Intern in our Transportation Department.  In this role you will assist in the development of roadway designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements.

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Entry Level Water Resources/Drainage Engineer

RDA is seeking an Entry Level Drainage Engineer to join our transportation team.  In this role you will assist in the development of drainage designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements.

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Intern Water Resources/Drainage

RDA is seeking an intern to join our water resources/drainage team.  In this role you will assist in the development of drainage designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements.

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Field Inspector

RDA is seeking a Field Inspector to join our Municipal Engineering team. In this position, your primary role will include assisting project engineers in completing field inspections of stormwater management (SWM) and best management practice (BMP) facilities including, but not limited to, ponds, bioretention facilities, infiltration practices, underground detention facilities, sand filters, manufactured BMP facilities, and conveyance channels.

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Administrative Assistant to the President

We are looking to hire the right candidate for an Administrative Assistant position to handle the day to day duties in assisting the executive team and President of the company. Joining the RDA family will allow you to work alongside some of the area’s brightest and most talented professionals. Here at RDA we pride ourselves on our strong values, our commitment and ability to build lasting relationships with our clients and our commitment to service. We always strive to see each project to successful completion. RDA supports employee goals and allows individuals to grow and take their career to the next level.

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Marketing Assistant

RDA is seeking an entry-level Marketing Assistant to join our team. In this role, you will assist our marketing team in performing various tasks to meet requirements and deadlines of clients in the public and private sectors.

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Land Development Engineer

RDA is seeking a Project Engineer to join our Site, Civil & Infrastructure team.  In this role you will assist senior engineers in the development of site plans and utility plans for both public and private projects throughout multiple jurisdictions. 

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Construction Inspector

RDA is a Virginia-Certified Small Business (DSBSD Certification #652784), and a leading provider of professional civil engineering services to both the public and private sector. We are looking to hire qualified construction inspectors to perform inspection services for transportation projects in Northern Virginia. VDOT Materials certifications and previous Transportation Construction Inspection experience is required. DEQ inspection certifications are preferred.
Joining the RDA family will allow you to work alongside some of the area’s brightest and most talented professionals. Here at RDA we pride ourselves on our strong values, our commitment and ability to build lasting relationships with our clients and our commitment to service. We always strive to see each project to successful completion. RDA supports employee goals and allows individuals to grow and take their career to the next level.

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Right of Way Agent

RDA is a Virginia-Certified Small Business (DSBSD Certification #652784), and a leading provider of professional civil engineering services to both the public and private sector. We are looking for entry level Right of Way Agents to join our Right of Way team. This position has excellent potential for career advancement. Joining the RDA family will allow you to work alongside some of the area’s brightest and most talented professionals. Here at RDA we pride ourselves on our strong values, our commitment and ability to build lasting relationships with our clients and our commitment to service. We always strive to see each project to successful completion. RDA supports employee goals and allows individuals to grow and take their career to the next level.

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Senior Transportation Engineer/General Manager

RDA has exciting growth opportunities for strong transportation civil engineering professional to lead our Virginia Beach office location. This position will provide senior transportation engineering expertise, project management, develop and maintain schedules and budgets, direct and mentor project staff, ensure quality reviews are completed, manage external client relationships, as well as lead local business development initiatives.

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Senior Transportation Engineering Manager

RDA has exciting growth opportunities for strong transportation civil engineering professionals. This position will provide senior transportation engineering expertise, project management, develop and maintain schedules and budgets, direct and mentor project staff, ensure quality reviews are completed, manage external client relationships, as well as lead and participate in business development initiatives. Typical projects range from large design/build transportation projects to traditional projects for local government, state, and private sector.

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Senior Transportation Engineer

RDA is seeking a Senior Transportation Engineer to join our team.  In this role you will be the lead designer in the development of roadway designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements.

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Transportation Engineer

RDA is seeking a Transportation Engineer to join our team.  In this role you will assist the Senior Transportation Engineers in the development of roadway designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements.

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Hydraulics Engineering Manager

RDA is seeking a Hydraulics Manager to join our transportation team.  In this role you will lead design teams in the development of drainage designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements.

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Senior Drainage Engineer

RDA is seeking a Senior Drainage Engineer to join our transportation team.  In this role you will lead the development of drainage designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements. 

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Drainage Engineer

RDA is seeking a Drainage Engineer to join our transportation team.  In this role you will assist the Project Manager in the development of drainage designs for VDOT and local municipality transportation projects including highway widenings, intersection improvements, interchange improvements, and pedestrian facility improvements. 

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Senior Bridge Engineer

RDA is seeking a senior level bridge/structural bridge engineer with Commonwealth of Virginia professional engineer’s license to join our Transportation Team in Manassas, VA.  The senior engineer will be responsible for managing, supervising, designing and detailing of bridges and other transportation structures such as retaining walls.  The position will also entail client and design team management, supervision and development of junior and mid-level engineers.  Excellence will be rewarded through promotions, raises and bonuses.

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Bridge/Structural Engineer

RDA is seeking a mid-level structural bridge engineer with Commonwealth of Virginia professional engineer’s license to join our Transportation Team in Manassas, VA.  The bridge engineer will be responsible for designing and detailing of bridges and other transportation structures such as retaining walls. Excellence will be rewarded through promotions, raises and bonuses.

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Junior Bridge/Structural Engineer

RDA is seeking a junior-level structural bridge/structural engineer with an experience level anywhere between recent college graduates to approximately 2 to 3 years of structural design experience.   The junior engineer will be responsible for designing and detailing of bridges and other transportation structures such as retaining walls in a project team environment.  Excellence will be rewarded through promotions, raises and bonuses.

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Locations

Northern Virginia

11100 Endeavor Court
Suite 200
Manassas, VA 20109

Phone: (703) 368-7373
Fax: (703) 257-5443
Email: info@rdacivil.com

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Fredericksburg

927 Maple Grove Drive
Suite 105
Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Phone: (540) 548-4470
Fax: (540) 548-4471
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Richmond

4301 Dominion Boulevard
Suite 100
Glen Allen, VA 23060

Phone: (804) 612-0665
Fax: (804) 612-0668
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Virginia Beach

4500 Main Street
Suite 310
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Phone: (757) 390-4422
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