Project 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

Are you a dedicated, hardworking professional in transportation engineering and project management? Olsson, a leading engineering consulting firm, is expanding its team in Colorado Springs, CO. We're seeking a dynamic Project Engineer with a passion for positively impacting communities through innovative transportation solutions.

As a Project Engineer - Roadway, you'll drive our transportation projects, leveraging your expertise to lead diverse engineering and project management tasks. Your advanced techniques, critical decision-making, and collaboration will shape infrastructure projects, offering valuable experience in a creative and collaborative environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead transportation project evaluation, design, and construction for successful execution.
  • Refine project scope and schedules through collaboration with project team members.
  • Prepare comprehensive project documentation, including specifications, manuals, and permits.
  • Serve as the resident project representative, ensuring compliance and high-quality standards.
  • Review shop drawings, assess alternative designs, and communicate requirements to contractors and clients.
  • Foster strong client relationships to fulfill project needs effectively.
  • Mentor and supervise junior staff, contributing to their growth and development.
  • Utilize Open Roads Designer software and standard engineering techniques to deliver exceptional results.
  • Engage in continuous learning, seeking guidance on complex projects for professional growth.
  • Play a vital role in marketing and business development, including proposal writing and client engagement.


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.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) with a minimum of six years of full-time engineering experience.
  • Proven experience and proficiency with Open Roads Designer software.
  • Solid understanding of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and codes.
  • Strong project management and organizational 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 $91,000 to $120,000+ 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.