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

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on communities through collaborative work? Do you thrive on taking ownership of your projects and utilizing your talents to shape transportation systems? 

Our Traffic/Technology Team is at the forefront of developing innovative solutions for traffic management, signal systems, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). With a proven track record of excellence, we are dedicated to improving traffic operations, safety, and pedestrian circulation for cities and communities.

As a Traffic/Technology Engineer, you will play a key role in shaping the future of transportation infrastructure. Your passion for collaborative work and commitment to positively affecting communities will drive you to lead traffic planning, studies, design, and operations tasks and projects. You'll have the unique opportunity to make a difference and contribute to the growth of our fast-growing office.

We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of Phoenix, St. Louis, Tulsa, and Oklahoma City 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 on a team. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
  • 5 - 15 years of experience in traffic engineering, traffic operations, or ITS projects.
  • Engineering Intern (EI) certificate or Professional Engineering (PE) license.
  • Working knowledge of CAD software such as AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation.
  • Working knowledge of software including Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS, VISSIM or other similar software.
  • Experience with design projects and traffic studies, preferred.
  • Local industry knowledge and experience, preferred.

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.