Women in Construction Week - Amanda Olejniczak





Amanda Olejniczak is a Project Engineer at Thermo Fisher Scientific. She collaborates with all Thermo Fisher departments by managing project construction, including coordinating outages and tie-ins to existing utilities. She ensures there are no safety concerns and is the communication conduit from Thermo Fisher to the client. Amanda’s passion for helping others led her to the pharmaceutical industry. She enjoys working on the engineering side of projects in construction, seeing a project from design and conception to building it out and handing it over to operations – knowing the impact the project will have on individuals.


Advice to Women in Construction

It can be intimating at first – but keep showing up every day and ask questions. Learn each day and then apply what you just learned from project to project. That is really what gave me the confidence to be in the field.


Fun Facts about Amanda

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University. She has two children and in her free time enjoys spending time with her family and staying active. Reach out to Amanda to learn what its like to be an Project Engineer at Thermo Fischer Scientific.