Transportation Designer

Hanson Professional Services Inc.
September 17, 2022
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Transportation Designer

At the core of our infrastructure discipline is the desire to be good stewards of the public and private resources while incorporating improvements into the surrounding environment and in our communities. As engineering professionals, we serve public municipalities and the private sector both across the U.S. and abroad.

Hanson Professional Services Inc. is seeking a candidate to fill a full time Transportation Designer position in our Jacksonville, FL office.

Position Profile

Expect to perform a key role on roadway and intersection design projects. 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 is an entry level position geared toward professional development, personal growth, increasing responsibility, and professional licensure.

A Day in Life of a Transportation Designer at Hanson

Position requires the ability to work on a variety of transportation related projects, take direction from multiple supervisors, and coordinate with other staff.

Heres a snapshot of what you would do in this role:

  • 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.

  • Assist with roadway drainage design, traffic analyses, sign and pavement marking design, and/or construction observation.

  • Participate in project activities such as site investigations and field reconnaissance, permit application and processing assistance, utility locations, pavement designs, storm water management design, 3D computer modelling, construction document preparation, and construction cost estimates.

  • Collaborate with licensed senior technical staff.

  • Other duties as assigned

What Were Looking For

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

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • CAD experience and/or willingness to learn MicroStation/OpenRoads Designer Connect Edition and/or AutoCAD/Civil3D.

  • Working knowledge of AASHTO Green Book and state specific roadway design manuals is desirable.

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

  • Interest in experiencing a variety of assignments.

Soft Skills:

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

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member to develop and present concepts.

  • Strong oral communication and technical writing skills.

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


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Teams

  • Ability 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.


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. Its important to feel like you belong and safe to grow and progress along your career path. Youll 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.

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