Entry Level Overhead Line 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

Imagine being part of a team that shapes the skyline and revolutionizes energy systems. As a member of Olsson's Transmission and Distribution (Power Delivery) team, you’ll contribute to the intricate network of poles and wires crisscrossing the skies. Our work involves more than just improving the visual landscape; we upgrade electrical systems to meet future energy demands.

At Olsson, you can design the robust, high-powered substations that are vital to our communities. From conception to completion, our skilled engineers and technicians bring these essential projects to life. Join us in designing impactful, sustainable solutions, and take pride in driving by a project, knowing you played a key role in its creation. Olsson is not just engineering a brighter future; we're creating a legacy of excellence in electrical engineering, committed to quality and client satisfaction.

Join our dynamic Power Delivery team as an Assistant Engineer at Olsson, you will be an entry-level, engineer-in-training (EIT) developmental position performing a variety of routine engineering assignments that strengthen your knowledge and experience with Overhead Line Design.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists with project design elements for engineering projects utilizing familiarity with standard techniques and established methods.
  • Performs entry-level plan production and receives clearly defined instructions for necessary tasks.
  • Gains knowledge and experience working within design and modeling software.
  • Receives guidance from senior-level staff to assist with project schedules and technical engineering calculations.
  • Contributes to limited portions of a broader project while under direct supervision.
  • Gathers and prepares research to assist with the assembly of technical reports.
  • May provide mentoring to student interns by answering questions and offering guidance with routine assignments.
  • May travel and work in all types of terrain and weather conditions at project sites in various stages of construction.

We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of our Loveland, CO Colorado Springs, CO; Denver, CO; Fayetteville, AR, Lincoln, NE, or Joplin, MO 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.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Must possess or obtain an Engineer Intern certificate (EI).

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 $67,000 to $89,000+ 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.