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Rickett joins Hanson’s Seattle-area office

8/23/2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    
Aug. 23, 2011

Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291
dberry@hanson-inc.com

Rickett joins Hanson’s Seattle-area office

SEATTLE — Tristan Rickett, E.I., a railroad designer, recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Seattle-area office. He currently is assisting with a track assessment report and design summary drawings for various clients. 

Rickett previously served as the graduate research assistant at the University of Illinois, working with a multi-disciplinary research team to implement machine-vision technology for the measurement of intermodal freight train energy efficiency. He also previously served as a traffic intern with the city of Portland, Bureau of Transportation. 

He has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Gonzaga University and a master’s degree in civil engineering with emphasis on railroad transportation and engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  He is a member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The Seattle regional office is located at 1621 114th Ave. S.E., Suite 200, Bellevue, WA  98004.  The office may be reached by phone:  (425) 635-0800 or fax:  (425) 635-0900.

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 400 professionals – including engineers, architects, planners, land acquisition specialists, surveyors and scientists – in 21 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.  In 2010, Hanson’s annual gross revenue was approximately $62.2 million. For more information, please visit http://www.hanson-inc.com/. 

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