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Lead Roadway Engineer - (Relocation Offered + $10,000 Signing Bonus)

Company: Hanson Professional Services
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Lead Roadway Engineer position for our Springfield, IL office. Our new team member will be expected to take a leading role in the advancement of Hanson's technical abilities in the field of transportation engineering and serve as a technical leader for a broad variety of transportation engineering projects.
Position Profile
This person is expected to work as part of multidisciplinary design teams to plan and execute transportation projects for a variety of clients including local governments, state departments of transportation, and private industry throughout Illinois and beyond. Projects are likely to include reconstruction of highways, major urban thoroughfares, county road improvements, multiuse paths, rail grade crossings, signing, pavement marking and channelization design, and traffic control plans for construction. Position requires the ability to serve as key member of the project design team providing direction and supervision to junior level staff in the areas of roadway design. Position requires the ability to work on a variety of road related projects, take direction from multiple project managers, and coordinate with other staff.
A Day in the Life of a Lead Roadway Engineer at Hanson
Here's a snapshot of what you would do in this role:

  • Assist in leading Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) or Municipal/Local Government transportation projects primarily in Central and Southern Illinois.

  • Perform and review complex engineering calculations.

  • Prepare and oversee engineering design/analysis and plans/construction contract documents, as well as author technical documents such as engineering reports and special provisions.

  • Collaborate with senior technical staff and other project disciplines on significant projects across the country.

  • Provide direction and mentoring to engineering support staff.

  • Prepare calculations, quantity takeoffs and opinions of probable cost.

  • Managing project performance for roadway tasks (staffing, budget, schedule, and quality assurance).

  • Visit project sites to review existing conditions, identify potential challenges, and develop alternative solutions and recommendations.

  • Develop and maintain client relationships.

  • Assist with project/contract proposals and presentations for project pursuits.

  • Assist in development of scope/fee documents required for technical tasks.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    What We're Looking For
    We feel the following qualifications would set you up for success in this role:
    Technical Skills:

    • Working knowledge of IDOT Local Roads and BDE design procedures.

    • Experience with Microstation and PowerGeopak (OpenRoads or Connect Edition) software.

    • Experience with AutoCAD and Civil3D a plus.

      Soft Skills:

      • Comfortable communicating complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and public stakeholders.

      • Building effective relationships with internal and external clients.

      • Ability to work independently and as a team member to problem solve and learn new technical skills.

      • Interest in experiencing a variety of assignments is important.

        The minimum qualifications for this position are:

        • A Bachelor's degree in civil or transportation engineering.

        • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the transportation engineering field.

        • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain within 6 months.

          The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

          • Demonstrated experience with IDOT, roadway plans and standards and Municipal/Local Government transportation standards and related discipline projects.

          • Experience on projects with complex geometric components.

          • Participation with technical society organizations.

          • Working with and managing project staff.

            Relocation Assistance Offered + $10,000 Signing Bonus
            Working at Hanson:

            • Collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices.

            • Candidate must be willing to accept occasional out-of-town travel assignments.

            • Must be willing to work overtime to meet project demands when needed.

            • Join the Hanson team and love what you do. Focus on making a difference as you support the development of infrastructure that has a positive impact on communities across the country.

              Our focus on people means we offer a generous benefits program to help you create a solid foundation for health and security throughout your career, including:
              Competitive compensation
              Performance bonuses
              401(k) with matching contribution
              Employee Stock Ownership Plan
              Comprehensive health & well-being plans
              Financial wellness plans
              Work-life balance programs
              Want to know more? Visit our benefits page (http://www.hanson-inc.com/careers/employee-benefits/) for all the details.
              We understand that selecting a job is about more than the day-to-day tasks. It's important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. You'll find that at Hanson. We have an inclusive, diverse workforce awaiting to connect with you and numerous opportunities to cultivate your career, including:
              Monthly educational webinars
              Leadership training
              Lunch & learn development sessions
              24/7 access to thousands of skill-building courses
              Mentorship opportunities
              Award-winning internship program
              Employee recognition
              And so much more!
              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, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
              We do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies/staffing firms. Resumes are only accepted from recruiters and agency/staffing firms if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specified position.
              --- At Hanson, our people are what distinguishes us.
              Hanson is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm providing a full range of engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the United States. With innovative spirit and a drive to continuously improve, our people go the extra mile to give our clients the best possible results.
              Those efforts have helped us maintain our status as one of the top firms in the engineering industry. We're large enough to take on exciting, challenging projects; but small enough to know and inspire each other along the way.

Keywords: Hanson Professional Services, Springfield , Lead Roadway Engineer - (Relocation Offered + $10,000 Signing Bonus), Engineering , Springfield, Illinois

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