Olsson Assistant Engineer - Railroad Bridge Design in Omaha, Nebraska
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.
As an Assistant Engineer on our Railroad Bridge (Structural) team, you will provide basic project design through CAD drafting, instruct drafters on how to create drawings of designs, and prepare project schedules for projects involving railroad bridges and supporting structures. You may also perform research, write technical reports, and travel to job sites for observation. The ideal candidate will have interest in working on Class I Railroad structures projects and the ability to work closely with clients.
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
Must obtain Engineer Intern (EI) certificate
Prior experience working with Railroad Structures is preferred
Strong problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail
Dependable actions and honest communication in a team environment
Ability to leverage software for modeling, calculation, automation, and rapid drafting
Applicable experience coordinating with other railroad engineering disciplines.
Experience in Microstation, Risa 3D analysis, and Bluebeam Revu preferred
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.
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