Knutelski celebrates 20 years at Hanson’s headquarters


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Aug. 13, 2020

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

Knutelski celebrates 20 years at Hanson’s headquarters

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — James Knutelski, P.E., G.E., geotechnical engineer, recently celebrated 20 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Knutelski, who works at the Springfield headquarters, performs geotechnical and forensic engineering investigations; provides foundation, geotechnical and seismic design recommendations; inspects the safety of dams and levees; and manages construction inspection services. He has provided services for projects including the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Simmons Cancer Institute, Springfield Rail Improvements Project and Stanford Avenue extension in Springfield; geotechnical and subsurface investigations for Ameren; various projects across the country for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and the replacement of the Interstate 74 bridge over the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities. He has provided on-site engineering services for projects worldwide, including in Colombia, Mexico, Equatorial Guinea and South Korea. He also assisted the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Program for Hurricane Maria disaster recovery efforts by serving as a joint site inspector and program delivery manager for nine months in Puerto Rico.

He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering in 1991 and 2002, respectively, from the University of Missouri – Rolla. He is a licensed professional engineer in several states, including Illinois, and a licensed civil engineer and geotechnical engineer in California. He is a member of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials.

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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