FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 17, 2011
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Opie joins Hanson in Kansas City office
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Scott Opie, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Kansas City, Mo., office as a railroad engineer. In his new role, Opie will provide rail, transportation, drainage and site design services for Hanson’s rail clients nationwide.
Opie has more than 13 years of experience in the design and construction of various public and private rail and transportation projects. During his career, he has worked as a project manager and project engineer on several rail projects for Union Pacific and the BNSF Railway Co.
He has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in civil engineering, both from the University of Kansas. He also is a licensed professional engineer in Kansas and Missouri. Opie is a member of the American Public Works Association and the Society of American Military Engineers’ Greater Kansas City Post.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The Kansas City regional office is located at 1001 E. 101st Terrace, Suite 250, Kansas City, MO 64131. The office may be reached by phone: (816) 941-2178 or fax: (816) 943-4029.
About Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Known in the industry for its hands-on approach, Hanson Professional Services Inc. (Hanson) is a national, award-winning, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. Established in 1954, the firm employs more than 400 professionals – including engineers, architects, planners, land acquisition specialists, surveyors and scientists – in 22 offices nationwide, offering services throughout the U.S. and in more than 40 countries. The firm provides services to public- and private-sector clients from seven strategic markets: aviation; department of defense; energy and industry; government; infrastructure; railway; and telecommunications. For more information, please visit http://www.hanson-inc.com/.