Mike Flatt, P.E., S.E., LEED AP, PMP, NCEES
Mike Flatt, a vice president and Hanson's chief project management officer, has served the firm for 23 years. His role encompasses leading a team of project administrators, project management training and governance, risk management committee participation and contract and project management for Hanson’s government market, including projects for the U.S. Army and Air National Guard.
Mike has also served Hanson as operations manager for the former federal services market, a role in which he monitored project performance, tracked and reported the market’s financial performance to Hanson’s executive management group, assisted with business-development and strategic-planning initiatives, conducted post-project evaluations with clients and staff, reviewed professional service agreements and teaming arrangements, worked closely with the market’s project managers to address project-related issues and held training sessions for project and task managers.
As a licensed structural engineer, professional engineer and certified project management professional, Mike has designed and managed many projects nationwide, including civil, community and commercial buildings; colleges; schools and universities; hospitals and healthcare facilities; industrial and manufacturing plants; libraries and museums; military facilities; parking structures; and power plants. He has participated in complete structural analysis and design of large, multilevel buildings; contract documents preparation; floor live load capacity investigations; foundation design for buildings, storage tanks and mechanical equipment; retaining structures design; structural design of cast-in-place concrete, steel girder, precast, prestressed deck beam and pedestrian bridges; and construction observation services.
Notable projects on which Mike has contributed include the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, the University of Illinois Springfield’s University Hall and Founders Residence Hall, renovations at the Illinois State Capitol and a geothermal system for the adjunct general’s office at the Illinois Army National Guard’s Camp Lincoln, all in Springfield; multiple Bank of Springfield facility locations across Illinois; the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Muscatine, Iowa; and the expansion of an International Broadcasting Bureau station in Kuwait and foundation engineer of record for Ameren’s Illinois Rivers electrical transmission project.
He managed the company’s first design-build project for the federal services market and was the first structural engineer at Hanson to use Building Information Modeling software for structural projects. He also holds the distinction of being the first structural engineer at Hanson to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED ® AP) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Mike is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers and the Society of American Military Engineers.
Professional Engineer: Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin
Structural Engineer: Alaska, Illinois
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
National Council of Examiners Engineering and Surveying
Project Management Professional
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Bachelor’s degree, civil engineering (primary concentration in structural engineering; secondary concentration in geotechnical engineering) and master’s degree, civil engineering (primary concentration in structural engineering)