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Hanson Professional Services Inc. Resident Project Representative in Springfield, Illinois

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Resident Project Representative

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 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA. We were #3 in the medium company category, Best Companies to work for in IL.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Resident Project Representative position in our Springfield, Illinois office.

Position Profile

As a Resident Project Representative (RPR), you’ll be part of a growing Hanson environment while working on an exciting and challenging project as part of a collaborative, experienced and diverse team. You will have the opportunity to provide construction observation and project administrative services focusing on building structures.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Representing owner in monitoring construction activities

  • Interpret building plans and specifications

  • Review shop drawings and pay applications

  • Review, track and coordinate the resolutions of Requests for Information (RFI’s)

  • Detailed and accurate documentation of all aspects of the construction

  • Interaction with project team members, including owners, design professional, contractors, subcontractors, surveyors and materials testing personnel.

  • Scheduling and assisting with progress meetings

  • Assist with the effective resolution of contract issues, timely completion of contract documentation and ability to make adjustments or changes within established policies

  • Other duties as assigned

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to problem solve and learn new technical skills

  • Communicate professionally, clearly and efficiently with team members

  • Must be self-motivated

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma/equivalent; an associate degree in civil engineering technology program or two years of college in engineering, pre-engineering, architecture or civil technology is a plus

  • 5 years of construction observation and contract administration experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or architecture

  • 10+ years of building construction observation and contract administration experience

Working at Hanson:

  • This position has a periodic and variable project work schedule. Hours vary based on project demands including potential required overtime. Compensation is provided for overtime.

  • 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.

  • Join the Hanson team and love what you do. Focus on making a difference as you support the building construction that has a positive impact on communities across the country. Hanson – Trusted partners. Proven results.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY — AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYEREEO / MINORITY / FEMALE / INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES / 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.