Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • 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 Facilities Engineering and Design Team is at the forefront of engineering innovation, providing comprehensive services for large commercial developments, healthcare facilities, laboratories, educational institutions, data centers, and military installations.  Our expertise includes engineering analysis, design services, and professional consulting, ensuring top-tier quality and world class installations. We also provide building inspection and forensic investigation services. As a member of this team, you will contribute to diverse, high-impact projects, delivering engineering solutions that make a tangible difference in communities and industries.

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer on our Facilities Engineering and Design Team, you will provide high-level technical support and lead quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) activities. You will act as an advisor on complex projects, applying your advanced experience to independently make recommendations and decisions regarding project design work. This role is critical in conceptualizing and creating unique solutions that deliver elevated, purposeful, and high-quality engineering designs to meet the diverse needs of our projects.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-level project design and review of project documents, ensuring design quality for complex projects across various sectors including commercial developments, healthcare facilities, and more.
  • Serve as a technical specialist, applying advanced engineering concepts and developing innovative approaches to solve complex challenges.
  • Perform rigorous QA/QC to ensure the delivery of designs that meet quality standards and project objectives.
  • Conduct research and advise on technical solutions in areas of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Direct and advise staff on design approaches to ensure project requirements are fulfilled.
  • Promote efficiencies and high-quality output within the team, contributing to the development of standards and guidelines for engineering activities.
  • Supervise and review the technical assignments of less experienced engineers, fostering an environment of learning and professional growth.

We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of our Omaha, NE; Lincoln, NE; Denver, CO; Colorado Springs, CO; or Loveland, CO office locations.


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 with a team. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Must be a registered Professional Engineer with at least eight years of progressive engineering experience.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit, with a comprehensive understanding of International Building Codes.

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 $108,000 to $149,000+ 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.