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Construction Observer

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

Job Description

Hanson Professional Services Inc. provides a range of services including design and construction oversight of transportation infrastructure, consulting and construction materials testing services.

We are seeking a Construction Observer (all levels) with highway/bridge construction experience to perform construction oversight in various locations.

Position Profile

This position will be responsible for observation and documentation of airport paving, drainage, utility, lighting, structural and site development during construction. Projects could also include highways, local roads, bridges, and earthen structures.

A Day in the Life of a Construction Observer at Hanson

Here's a snapshot of what you would do in this role:

Represent owner in monitoring construction activities for compliance with plans and specifications.

Perform or schedule/observeonsite construction materials testing.

Coordinate and communicate field construction activities with contractors, designers and/or owner's representative(s).

What We're Looking For

We feel the following qualifications would set you up for success in this role:

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma/equivalent

A minimum of 2 years of construction experience

Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the minimum qualifications above the following will result in a more competitive candidate:

Experience working in an airport environment preferred; but experience with other infrastructure projects (roads, bridges, earth structures) would apply as well.

IDOT Construction Technician courses: Documentation of Contracts and Quantities, 3- Day Aggregate, PCC Level I and II, HMA Level I and II

Department of Transportation project experience (IL preferred) and familiarity with the respective agency documentation and material testing certifications; and

Candidates must be able to work as a team member as well as independently, have the desire to learn new skills, be self-motivated, and possess good interpersonal communication skills.Benefits
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? Visitour benefits pagefor all the details.
Culture
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.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
EEO / MINORITY / FEMALE / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / VETERAN

We do not accept unsolicited resumesfrom recruiters or agencies/staffing firms.Resumesare 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.

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Job Posting: 11920519

Posted On: May 22, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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