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. 


  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering (Preferred)
  • 2+ years of engineering experience
  • AutoCAD or Microstation experience
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Work Location: Choose between any of our four offices:  Manassas, VA (HQ); Fredericksburg, VA ; Richmond, VA ; Virginia Beach, VA


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

RDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants that require an employment visa sponsorship now or in the future will not be considered.

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