Licensed Transportation Engineer - Roadway

  • 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 provides multidisciplinary design services for transportation-related projects including urban and rural highways, interchanges, and municipal roadways. As a Licensed Engineer on the Roadway team in our Des Moines, IA office, you will perform various engineering and project management duties on roadway projects including: prepare planning and design documents, process design calculations and preparing costs estimates. You will coordinate with other Olsson teams, professional staff, technical staff, and clients. You may also travel to job sites for observation and attend client meetings. 


You are passionate about:

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

You bring to the team:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in transportation preferred.
  • A minimum of 4+ years of related engineering experience. 
  • Experience with MicroStation Open Roads Designer or AutoCAD Civil 3D. 
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the state of Iowa, or the ability to obtain within six months. 
  • Knowledge of municipal and DOT standards and procedures. 
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team. 

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.