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Hanson Professional Services Inc. Lead Roadway Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri

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If you value creativity and outside of the box thinking while enjoying a challenging career with opportunities for continued growth and development, then a career at Hanson Professional Services Inc. is just what you are looking for. Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 450 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.

As a Lead Roadway Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri, you will be part of a growing Hanson environment while working on exciting and challenging large-scale transportation projects across the county as part of a collaborative, experienced and diverse team. You will have the opportunity to grow and develop a local roadway design team, support transportation project team pursuits, and lead the transportation engineering design and plan preparation efforts.

If you're up for the challenge, we've been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for progress and innovation.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in leading Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) or Municipal/Local Government transportation projects and projects in 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 project/contract proposal pursuits and assist with presentations for project pursuits.

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

  • Other duties as assigned.


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microstation and PowerGeopak (OpenRoads or Connect Edition) and other related design software applications.

  • Demonstrated proficiency 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 8-15 years of experience in the transportation engineering field.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Missouri or the ability to obtain within 1 year.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience with MoDOT, 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 available for the right candidate.

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

  • 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.

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.

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.