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Olsson Senior Signal Technician 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

As a Senior Signal Technician with our Transportation team, you will have the opportunity to perform advanced-level work while also guiding those less experienced. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoots, tests, diagnoses, calibrates, and performs bench and field repairs to the component level.

  • Maintains electronic systems and equipment such as, radars, radios, computers, cellular phones, closed circuit TV camera systems, Smart City devices, cable TV, security, runway lighting, paging, fire alarm and other related electronic, control and signalizing systems.

  • Provides training and maintenance instructions to operators or installers of specialized systems and equipment.

  • Attending client meetings with engineer/project manager/surveyor as needed

  • Designs and fabricates circuits and related equipment as needed to utilize existing equipment, modify applications, or resolve unusual problems.

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 Denver, CO, Omaha, NE, Des Moines, IA or Overland Park, KS office locations.


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 with a team.

  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

  • 3 to 5 years of signal design experience

  • Experience both in the field and in office

  • Ability to obtain IMSA Certifications

  • Ability to travel locally, 15%-20%

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.