Structural Designer (Lisle, Peoria, and Springfield, IL; St. Louis, MO)

Hanson Professional Services, Inc. is accepting applications for a Structural Designer (Lisle, Peoria, and Springfield, IL; St. Louis, MO)

Position Profile

This position will work within our Railroad Market in the Bridge Discipline on rail bridge projects, as well as on bridge projects in our Infrastructure Market. The position overall will provide design and construction engineering and support of a broad range of structural engineering assignments to potentially include building and industrial projects.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Assist and participate in design of bridges and structures
  • Assist and participate in the inspection of in-service bridges and structures
  • Conduct analysis and design, calculation, preparation of specifications, details, and construction plans
  • Assist and participate in construction engineering
  • Conduct observation and documentation of construction activity
  • Conduct evaluation of construction for compliance with contract documents
  • Interpret plans for design intent
  • Other duties as assigned


Technical Skills:

  • Experience with MicroStation preferred
  • Experience with MS Office Suite preferred
  • Experience with AutoCAD, LPILE and RISA 3-D a plus

Soft Skills:

  • Must be able to communicate complex technical concepts to engineers, clients, and/or public stakeholders
  • Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases
  • Must be able 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


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with appropriate structural engineering course work required
  • The ability to sit for the 16-hour NCEES Structural exam
  • Registration as an Engineer Intern (EI) with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation required or the ability to obtain in 6 months, or an equivalent registration from another jurisdiction recognized by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)
  • Demonstrated excellence in academia
  • Candidate may be recent graduate or an experienced individual with up to (3) years of experience (salary commensurate with experience)
  • Candidates with a Master’s degree in structural engineering are preferred

Working at Hanson:

  • Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices
  • Must be willing to accept periodic out-of-town travel assignments
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime to meet project demands and deadlines


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.



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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