Senior Engineer - Water Resources

  • 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 offers its clients a full spectrum of water services, including a complete line of planning, design, permitting, and construction phase services. As a Senior Engineer on our Water Resources team, you’ll provide high-level technical support and lead QA/QC activities within a team.  You will advise on complex projects and apply advanced experiences to independently make recommendations and decisions regarding project design work.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide high-level project design and review of project documents and design quality for complex projects.
  • Conduct research in areas of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Advise and direct staff on design approaches to fulfill project requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of standards and/or guidelines for engineering activities within the team.
  • Supervise and review technical assignments of less experienced staff.


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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering
  • Professional engineering license (PE)
  • 8 or more years of engineering experience
  • 4 years of experience leading or mentoring
  • Experience in stormwater and water resources; hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, master planning, stream restoration or stormwater design a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well with a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving 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

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.