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Senior Civil Designer - Site Design

locationLincoln, NE, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

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 provides multidisciplinary design services for mixed-use, commercial, and residential land development projects, along with industrial, sports, schools, and other site development types.  The Senior Technician independently performs non-routine drafting and design assignments by applying diversified knowledge of engineering and design principles and practices. This position may coordinate efforts of less experienced technicians and collaborate with technical staff to find the best approach to solve engineering and design needs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs intermediate- to advanced-level design while working under minimal direction and supervision.
  • Selects and recommends design approaches and prepares preliminary designs for engineering staff.
  • Performs a variety of advanced drafting and design duties such as running calculations, updating drawings, determining material needs, and reviewing project specifications.
  • May provide training or act as a mentor for less experienced technicians.
  • May attend client meetings.
  • May be required to work in all types of terrain and weather conditions and on project sites in various stages of construction.

We have one current opening and will consider candidates interested in being located out of our Omaha or Lincoln, NE office location.


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
  • Associate Degree in Drafting 
  • Minimum of 6 years of CAD software experience (AutoCAD Civil 3d)

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.


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