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Rail Track Assistant Engineer (Overland Park, KS)

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

As an Engineer for Olsson’s Rail Team, you will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including track & civil design, project execution, quality control reviews, scheduling, estimating, and potential travel for projects. You will also support marketing and business development efforts, coordinate with technical staff, and promote efficiencies in producing quality work.


You are passionate about:
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities
  • Solving challenging and complex problems
  • Learning challenging concepts 
  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do

You bring to the team:
  • Strong problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail
  • Motivated towards project execution and completion
  • Dependable actions and honest communication in a team environment
  • Long-term thinking to solve long-term problems
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Must obtain Engineer Intern (EI) certificate

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.