We’re Olsson, a nationally-recognized, employee-owned engineering and design firm with a rich history of success. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we exist to improve communities, like yours, making it more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we exist to leave the world better than we found it.
Though our philosophy hasn’t changed since John E. Olsson opened our doors many years ago, we have certainly evolved, adding dozens of offices across eight states and developing a comprehensive list of services to best serve a comprehensive list of markets. We achieved Top 100 engineering firm status in 2018 (No. 98 on Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms national list), proving that tenacity, teamwork and a philanthropic mindset is indeed a winning combination.
Years Established and Former Names
Established in 1956, Olsson became an employee-owned
corporation on October 1, 1970. Previous firm names include John E. Olsson
(3/9/1956); Olsson & Burroughs (1958); Clark, Enersen, Olsson, Burroughs, &
Thomsen (1962); John E. Olsson & Associates (10/2/1970); and Olsson
Associates, Inc. (11/1/1973).
Type of Services Qualified to Perform
and Assistance Expected
Team based and purpose driven, we have more than 1,100 team
members in nearly 30 offices across eight states and offer a comprehensive list
of services: planning & design, engineering, field services, environmental