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Olsson Licensed Electrical Engineer - Industrial in Des Moines, Iowa

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 Industrial team, where innovation is cultivated in an environment of excellence within the industrial sector! Our offices serve as a professional collaborative environment for engineers and designers, providing an atmosphere that values our employees and embraces multiple “Best Places to Work” awards. As industrial facility professionals, we set trends, navigate diverse challenges, and reward ambitious employees. Experience the excitement of contributing to cutting-edge projects such as ethanol plant improvements, renewable natural gas plant greenfield designs, and ag-industrial process facility designs, among others. With a commitment to a flexible yet disciplined work culture, our close-knit camaraderie continually provides our community of accomplished professionals the keys to a successful career!

As a Licensed Electrical Engineer with our Industrial Facilities Engineering and Design Team, you will provide leadership, project management, and technical support to the team. Your responsibilities will include executing quality assurance/quality control plans for the team, elevating the level of technical expertise within the team through technical design mentoring and training, and interfacing with clients. Flexibility and willingness to provide timely solutions are a must, and travel to job sites for observation may be required. Our electrical design services can include power distribution, lighting, arc flash studies, and electrical modeling.


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 Electrical Engineering.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Desire to provide innovative solutions.

  • 6-12 years of electrical engineering experience.

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Revit.

  • Must be a registered professional engineer.

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.