Construction Observer (Lisle and Springfield, IL; Indianapolis, IN; St. Louis, MO)

Hanson Professional Services, Inc. is accepting applications for Construction Observer (Lisle and Springfield, IL; Indianapolis, IN; St. Louis, MO)


Position Profile

This position will be responsible for observation and documentation of paving, drainage, utility, lighting, structural and site development for construction projects.

Essential duties:

  • Represent owner in monitoring construction activities for compliance with plans and specifications;
  • Coordinate and observe onsite construction materials testing;
  • Coordinate and communicate field construction activities with contractor and designers.


Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma/equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years of construction experience
  • Current driver’s license


Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the minimum qualifications above the following will result in a more competitive candidate:

  • DOT Certified Technician Program Certifications
  • DOT Storm Water Management Certified
  • DOT SiteManager Certified
  • Department of Transportation project experience and familiarity with the respective agency documentation and material testing certifications; and
  • Candidates must be able to work as a team member as well as independently, have the desire to learn new skills, be self-motivated, and possess good interpersonal communication skills.


Working at Hanson:

Must be available to travel for out-of-town assignments

This position has a periodic and variable project work schedule. Hours vary based on project demands including potential required overtime.  Compensation is provided for overtime.


Our RPR/Construction Observation positions offer a variety of benefits including:

  • Potential for project-based start-up signing bonuses
  • High value compensation potential
  • Opportunities for company paid continuing education and training


Hanson specializes in engineering, planning and a range of allied services. We’re an employee-owned, award-winning consulting firm with offices across the United States.

Since 1954, our clients have known us as a trusted partner, committed to their success and capable of handling challenging projects.  From planning and design to construction and completion, we’ll take a hands-on approach to your project with a clear focus on your goals, budget and timeline.

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