Intelligent Transportation Systems Director

  • 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 is looking for a dynamic and seasoned ITS Director to spearhead our advancements in Arizona's Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) landscape. If you are a leader with deep knowledge in ITS, Traffic Engineering, and other cutting-edge transportation technologies, we invite you to be the cornerstone of Olsson's Arizona operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive the growth of Olsson's Intelligent Transportation Systems practice in Arizona.
  • Strategically enlarge our client portfolio, supervise projects, attract top talent, and roll out innovative service lines for both new and existing clientele.
  • Engage actively with technology connoisseurs across Olsson, promoting inter-departmental knowledge exchange and collaboration.
  • Serve as an internal ITS consultant across our offices, forging partnerships and unearthing project prospects.
  • Guide the aggregation of technical assets for pivotal ITS initiatives, aiding in strategizing pursuits and collaborations.
  • Position Olsson as a thought leader in the ITS domain through delivering talks at industry conferences and engaging with stakeholders.
  • Champion effective communication and synchronization across various teams and locations.

We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of our Chandler, AZ or Phoenix, AZ 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.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • A minimum of ten years of experience in the consulting industry.
  • Five or more years of experience leading project and/or teams.
  • PTOE (Professional Traffic Operations Engineer) preferred.

Additional Information

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

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.