Structural Technician

at Hanson Professional Services Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Engineering Technician

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Structural Engineering Technician position in our Springfield, Illinois office. Other locations will be considered depending on qualifications of the candidate. This is a Government Market position.

Position Profile:

Provides support for projects involving, but not limited to building structures. This position requires thorough knowledge and accurate use of structural drafting techniques, computer operations, and structural engineering practices. This position recommends and implements design changes to resolve field problems and may require field verification work. Maintain technical knowledge with regards to computers, software, and design techniques learn and adapt to new programs and adjust to changes in product and client demands. Execute and adhere to quality assurance requirements.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

+ Develop plans and related documents from architectural and engineering input; perform mathematical calculations and 3D modeling; and prepare, quantities, details, and other related requirements as part of the overall bidding/construction documents package.

+ Perform calculations and provide engineering solutions to complex problems with oversight from a professional engineer or supervisor/manager.

+ Adhere to project deadlines and keep supervising staff informed of any difficulties encountered on assignments.

+ Investigate field conditions and read and comprehend as-built drawings, construction specifications, client base standards and technical information to develop drawings.

+ Coordinate with project engineers, team members and others to understand, develop, and deliver drawings.

+ Execute and adhere to quality assurance and project documentation requirements.

+ Other duties as assigned

Technical Skills:

+ Demonstrated training and/or experience (preferred) with Revit, AutoCAD, MicroStation and other related design software applications as required for plan production.

Soft Skills:

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

+ Must be able to develop 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.

+ Must also be self-motivated, friendly, positive, accurate, and pay strict attention to detail and direction.


+ Associate in Computer Aid Drafting and Design (CADD) or Civil Engineering Associate commensurate related technical program preferred, but not required. Alternate training and experience will be considered in lieu of an Associate Degree.

+ On-the-job or classroom experience with development structural construction documents is preferred or show interest towards new assignments technical skills.

+ Minimum of 3-5 years of Revit experience preferred or entry level with an Associate’s Degree.

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.

+ Must be willing to work as a team member in a fast and productive paced work environment.


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 ( 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.

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Job Posting: JC225618816

Posted On: Oct 07, 2022

Updated On: Sep 25, 2023

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