Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a Transportation Drainage Engineer position in the Lisle, Illinois (Chicago Region) preferred or Peoria, Illinois (alternate) office.
Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA. We were #18 in the Multidiscipline category in the Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For.
This person is expected to lead drainage tasks on complex roadway projects, provide drainage quality control and design review, and mentor junior staff. Candidate may also perform roadway design tasks as required. It is important that this position can support project teams from initial planning through design to construction. Projects will generally involve roadway and highway design projects for local governments, state departments of transportation, toll authorities, and private clients.
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
Prepare Phase 1 storm water management studies, including Location Drainage Studies, Hydraulic Reports, and conceptual drainage studies related to roadway improvements
Responsible for design of permanent and temporary drainage (open and closed systems) on roadway projects
Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis
Storm water detention/retention design
Erosion/sediment control and landscaping design
Coordination of design with other disciplines on larger multi-disciplinary projects
Utility coordination and permit development
Quantity calculations, cost estimates, and special provision development
Preparing and assembling plans and contract documents
Managing technical tasks and design teams (including responsibilities for technical teams, budget, and schedule). This may include quality control reviews
Estimating efforts for technical tasks
Familiarity with green infrastructure research and design preferred, but not required
Roadway design such as geometrics, roadside safety, sign and marking layout, and maintenance of traffic
Other duties as assigned
Experience with StormCAD, HydroCAD, HEC-RAS and TR-55 is strongly desired
Experience with Microstation and PowerGeopak (OpenRoads SS4) software
Familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D desirable
Provide staff training recommendations
Mentoring and managing junior technical staff
Collaborating with senior technical staff
Must demonstrate the ability to present complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and public stakeholders
Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases
Strong oral communication and technical writing skills
Ability to assist on project pursuits
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or closely related field
Minimum of 8 years of progressive drainage and roadway engineering experience with transportation projects
Professional Engineer license (IL) or be able to reciprocate a license from another state within 6 months
Familiarity with Illinois Tollway and IDOT drainage design standards
Working at Hanson:
Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices
Candidate must be willing to accept out-of-town travel assignments
Must be willing to work overtime to meet project demands when needed
Contact: Interested and qualified Hanson employees should submit HRMP-8.2 "Employee Application for Posted Position" and a current resume to Human Resources-749-I. Form HRMP-8.2 is available through Human Resources.
This is an Infrastructure Market position. Interested and qualified applicants, other than Hanson employees, should apply through the Hanson website,
As employers/governmental contractors, we comply with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities where they apply. To assist us in meeting our affirmative action goals, employees are encouraged to refer minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
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