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Olsson Entry-Level Transportation Engineer - Bridge in Overland Park, Kansas

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

Join our team at Olsson and take your career in civil engineering to the next level! We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative entry-level engineer with experience or interest in transportation engineering and bridges to work on challenging projects including bridges, retaining walls, dams, storm and traffic structures, inspections rehabilitations, load ratings, and assisting with construction engineering services.

As a member of our bridge team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of transportation-related projects and work alongside experienced professionals who are passionate about delivering high-quality results.

You will be responsible for providing basic project design through CAD drafting, performing research and writing technical reports, and traveling to job sites for observation, as needed. 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.

If you are a dynamic and ambitious civil engineer with a passion for bridge engineering, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity today. Let's work together to make a positive impact on our communities and shape the future of transportation infrastructure.


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.

  • Show initiative and has an inquisitive outlook towards solving problems.

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with structural emphasis or closely related field.

  • Master’s degree, or in pursuit, a plus.

  • Ability to obtain Engineer Intern (EI) certificate within 6 months of employment.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Experience with technical writing.

  • Familiarity with MicroStation and AutoCAD Civil 3D, a plus.

  • 0-4 years of relevant experience.

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.