Senior Structural Engineer - Data Center

  • 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 Data Center structural engineers strive to engrain themselves within our clients’ programs and act as an extension of the client’s in-house staff. Our structural staff has over 100 years in combined experience in multiple project types, including, component design, industrial, civic, commercial, educational, healthcare, and of course large-scale data center projects.

With the DC market, our engineers are exposed to and cross trained between all our Data Center clients to ensure that variety of clients, project delivery methods, and construction types are experienced, and engineers are engaged. Additionally, our team encourages all our engineers to vocalize interests in other areas and works with those engineers to fulfill those interests.

As a Senior Structural Engineer at Olsson, you will work directly with some of the world’s largest technology companies and other mission-critical clients. You will provide high-level technical support and lead quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) activities within a team. The senior engineer acts as an advisor on complex projects and applies advanced experience to independently make recommendations and decisions regarding project design work. This role conceptualizes and creates unique solutions and ensures delivery of elevated project designs that provide purposeful, high-quality solutions to successfully solve engineering and design needs.

Experience in the Data Center industry is preferred. You will also coordinate with other Olsson teams, professional staff, technical staff, and clients. 

*We have one opening and will consider candidates interested in being hybrid, working remotely, or working out of any Olsson office location regions/areas.


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:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team
  • Masters degree in Civil or Architectural Engineering (structural emphasis) is preferred, but not required
  • Experience utilizing structural design and drafting software packages preferred
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Must be a registered professional engineer
  • Proficient in Autodesk Revit

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.