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Hanson Professional Services Inc. Civil Designer - Roadway in Indianapolis, Indiana

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

If you’re looking for a firm that encourages innovative thinking and challenges you every day, with an opportunity to learn and advance, a career at Hanson is right for you. The belief in sustainability within our company’s practices creates a focus on client success and partnerships that are important to our communities and our environment.

At the core of our roadways infrastructure practice is the desire to be good stewards of the public’s transportation resources while incorporating improvements into the surrounding environment. As engineering professionals, we plan, design and permit roadway infrastructure across the U.S. and abroad. Your work at Hanson will balance the societal benefits of the built-environment with nature.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Civil/Roadway Designer position in our Indianapolis, Indiana office.

Position Profile

Expect to perform a key role on roadway and intersection design projects. Position requires the ability to work on a variety of road related projects, take direction from multiple supervisors, and coordinate with other staff. 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, and private clients. This position is an entry-level position geared for professional learning, growth, and increased responsibility.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

Perform engineering calculations, utilize computer software for analysis and design, and work efficiently with other team members for project completion. Learn and perform roadway geometric design, roadside safety design, and maintenance of traffic design. There may be opportunities to perform roadway drainage design, traffic analyses, sign and marking design, or construction observation. Obtain permitting, collect existing physical data, and provide planning, design, and construction-related services for roadways, including rights-of-way and easement acquisition, utility adjustments, storm water management design, pavement design, and related project-specific roadway accessory elements design. Assist in project activities such as site investigations and field reconnaissance, permit application and processing assistance, utility locations, computer modelling, construction document preparation, construction contractor pricing and procurement assistance, report of findings preparation, and project close-out documentation. Collaborate with senior technical staff. Other duties as assigned.



  • A bachelor's degree in civil engineering is required. Additional course work in transportation is desirable.

  • Successfully passed FE exam or scheduled to take before graduation.

  • 0 to 3 years of roadway project experience.

Technical Skills:

  • CAD experience and/or willingness to learn MicroStation/Openroads Designer and/or AutoCAD/Civil3D.

  • Working knowledge of INDOT’s Indiana Design Manual and INDOT procedures is desirable.

  • Familiarity with 3D modeling or willingness to learn 3D modeling for roadway projects.

  • Interest in experiencing a variety of assignments.

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to develop and present concepts.

  • Must be able to build effective relationships with internal and external client bases.

  • Strong oral communication and technical writing skills.

  • Strong sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet client deadlines.

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 and to work overtime to meet project demands.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

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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