Licensed Bridge 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 is looking for a motivated mid-level Bridge Engineer to join our bridge and roadway team in Colorado Springs.  Our bridge group works on a wide range of projects including bridge and retaining walls, dams, storm and traffic structures, inspections, rehabilitations, load ratings, and assisting with construction engineering services.  We facilitate designs on transportation projects that include grade separations, interchanges, and stream crossings for public and private clients throughout Colorado. You will be able to collaborate with roadway, traffic, geotechnical, and stormwater engineers on projects that make a positive impact in our community while simultaneously offering you the ability to grow and pick up a wide array of skills.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as a lead designer on small to medium sized bridge projects.
  • Perform structural analysis, design, and facilitate production of plan deliverables on all aspects of transportation projects. 
  • Prepare engineering design criteria, conduct site investigations, and complete engineering studies. 
  • Calculate quantities, estimate costs, and produce technical specifications.
  • Manage task schedules and budget.
  • Mentor younger design staff.
  • Occasional travel to job sites for site investigations, inspections, and project 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:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience.
  • Must be a registered professional engineer.
  • Proficiency with AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design.
  • Experience with bridge analysis and design programs (LARSA, LEAP Bridge Enterprise, Lpile, SPColumn, MDX).
  • Experience designing plate girder and prestressed concrete bridges using AASHTO LRFD.
  • Ability to make independent decisions on engineering problems and select appropriate structural solutions that are cost effective and constructible.
  • Working with multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians.
  • Occasional site visits/inspection work.
  • Mentoring technical staff.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 $86,000 to $114,000+ 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.