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April 8, 2015
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Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Chantome celebrates 15 years at Hanson’s headquarters
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Robert Chantome, P.E., S.E., senior geotechnical engineer, recently celebrated 15 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield, Ill., headquarters.
Chantome joined Hanson in 2000 and conducts soil investigations, performs geotechnical design of slopes and foundations and the structural design of retaining walls and prepares plans and specifications.
His experience includes providing services for the construction of City Water, Light and Power’s Dallman 4 power station in Springfield; the Interstate 74 reconstruction project through downtown Peoria, Ill.; overpasses for a rail improvement project in Galesburg, Ill.; multiple bridges for the Illinois Department of Transportation; and numerous projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
In 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District’s New Orleans Support Office commended Chantome for his professionalism, competence and initiative in the West Bank and Vicinity West Closure Complex project.
Chantome earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering in 1989 and 1990, respectively, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers and ASTM International. He is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky and Missouri and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois.
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.