Austin celebrates 40 years at Hanson


Headshot of Jimmie Austin

Aug. 18, 2023

Contact: Darrel Berry, Corporate Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291

Austin celebrates 40 years at Hanson

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Jimmie Austin Jr., technician, recently celebrated 40 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Austin joined the company in 1983 and works at the Springfield headquarters. Serving the infrastructure market, his responsibilities include computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) and surveying for civil, transportation and site-development projects. He also assists with the organization of the public-involvement program for the Springfield Rail Improvements Project and is involved in communicating with the public about the project. He has worked on a variety of projects, including the Lincoln Home restoration, MacArthur Boulevard expansion and the Stanford Avenue extension, all in Springfield.

Austin has been an Illinois Department of Transportation approved fee negotiator since 2009. He is a graduate of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Springfield.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone at (217) 788-2450.


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