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Hanson Professional Services Inc. Stormwater Specialist in Peoria, Illinois

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a Stormwater Specialist position with experience on roadway, DOT and site development projects for our offices in the Midwest including Peoria or Lisle, Illinois office (Chicago Region), Indianapolis, Indiana, and St. Louis, Missouri. Other Hanson office locations and remote options may be considered.

Hanson is committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. If you are 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.

About Us

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA.

Position Profile

The successful candidate is expected to complete roadway and site development drainage related design tasks for infrastructure projects. It is important to understand that this position will support project teams from initial planning through design and into construction. Projects will generally involve roadway and highway design projects for local governments, state departments of transportation, toll authorities, and private clients.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

Experience with preparing Phase 1 storm water management studies, including Location Drainage Studies and conceptual drainage studies related to roadway improvements. Responsible for design of permanent and temporary drainage (open and closed systems) on roadway projects. Provide hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, storm water detention/retention design, erosion/sediment control plans, and coordinate design of storm water facilities with other disciplines. Follow design standards to define proposed improvements in CAD. Position will also provide storm sewer design, utility coordination and permit development as wells as prepare quantity calculations, cost estimates, exhibits, and special provisions for Phase II plan and contract development. Technical writing, Construction observation, familiarity with green infrastructure research and design preferred, but not required.


Technical Skills:

  • Experience with StormCAD, Microstation, AutoCAD Civil 3D, PowerGeopak (OpenRoads SS4), and ArcGIS software a plus.

  • Experience with storm sewer, culvert, and detention/retention basin design software is strongly desired.

Soft Skills:

  • Collaborating with technical staff and the ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to present complex technical concepts to engineers, project managers, clients, and public stakeholders.

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

  • Strong oral communication and technical writing skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field

  • 5 to 10 years of stormwater related experience

  • Professional Engineer license (IL) or ability to reciprocate from another state within 6 months is required.

  • Familiarity with Illinois Tollway and IDOT roadway and drainage design standards is a plus.

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.

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


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.