Senior Transportation Engineer - Traffic/Technology

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

Olsson’s traffic experts provide clients with a single resource for such traditional services as traffic operations studies, pedestrian circulation studies, and intersection improvement/design projects. They are also proficient in more complex projects, including conducting citywide safety studies, signal timing, improving signal systems, and evaluating and designing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).  Traffic design includes traffic signals, roundabouts, pavement marking, signing, and temporary traffic control.  As a Senior Engineer for the Traffic/Technology team, you will lead quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) for the team and act as an advisor on complex projects. The Senior Traffic Engineer may provide project management when requested and mentor staff on the team.  You may also have minimal travel to jobs sites for field observations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Elevates the level of technical expertise within the team through technical design mentoring and training.
  • Leads the effort for putting together technical resources for the team and its projects.
  • May supervise/direct professionals and technical staff in the design approach to meet other project requirements.
  • Reviews contracts with support of administration.
  • Promotes efficiencies in producing quality work.
  • Maintains quality control and adequately checks plans.

We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of our Denver, CO or Loveland, CO office location.


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others.
  • Having ownership in the work you do.
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities.
  • Empowering others to use their talents.

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. 
  • Minimum of 8 years traffic engineering experience. 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License.

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities.
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match.
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles.
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance.
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements.

Typical range for this position is $117,000 to $161,000 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.