Greeley and Hansen – Why Work For Us?

Greeley and Hansen is a leader in developing innovative engineering solutions for a wide array of water, wastewater, water reuse, and solid waste challenges aimed at improving public health, safety, and welfare. With a staff of more than 300 in 18 offices across the US, Greeley and Hansen provides services for all phases of projects ranging from master planning and feasibility studies through design, construction, and start-up. The firm also provides architectural and management consulting services.

Projects that Greeley and Hansen has completed for clients continue to receive various industry awards for design and engineering excellence. Engineering News Record ranks Greeley and Hansen among both the "Top 25 Designers in Wastewater Treatment" and in "Sewerage and Solid Waste".

Since the firm's founding in 1914, Greeley and Hansen has collaborated with its client partners in public and private utilities and agencies to create better urban environments.

Greeley and Hansen's more than 90-year history of success has been fueled by the talent and dedication of our staff and their commitment to quality. Today, Greeley and Hansen employs more than 300 professionals who are serving the needs of water and wastewater clients across the country.

What’s It Like to be Part of the Greeley and Hansen Team?

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Read what three Greeley and Hansen engineers have to say about their profession, the work they do, and life at Greeley and Hansen in an interview published in Graduating Engineers and Computer Careers magazine.
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Read a profile article published in Construction Today about Greeley and Hansen and its focus for the future.
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At Greeley and Hansen, we are very pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program designed
to help our employees personalize a benefits package that can meet a diverse range of needs for you and your family. 

As a testament to this effort, Greeley and Hansen is honored to have recently been selected by the Fortune 500-ranked Principal Financial Group as one of The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security. This prestigious national award program recognizes growing companies for providing outstanding workplace benefits that help their employees achieve secure financial futures.  We believe that this award acknowledges our continued commitment to providing our employees with a well-rounded suite of benefits and programs to help you meet your needs for healthcare, financial protection, life balance and personal development. 

Greeley and Hansen's comprehensive benefits offerings include:

Health Benefits

Medical Insurance
Telehealth Program
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Domestic Partnership Benefits

Retirement and Financial Benefits

Profit Sharing Plan
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
Pension Plan
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Accidental Death Insurance
Long-Term Care Insurance
Legal Services
US Savings Bonds
College Savings Plan
Adoption Assistance
Personal Spending Accounts
Transportation Reimbursement Program
Personal Property Insurance Program
ID Theft Program
Employee Mortgage Program

Time Off Benefits

Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Flexible Summer Hours Program
Family Medical Leave

Training and Career Development Benefits

  Tuition Assistance
  Reimbursement of Professional Registration Fees
  Customized Training Programs in Technical Skills, Management and Leadership Development


Greeley and Hansen offers challenging opportunities for engineering, architecture and other business professionals who have an interest in working together with a team of talented individuals and with our client partners to create better urban environments.

Interested individuals should complete the on-line application.

Greeley and Hansen is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with the federal requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act.




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    Current Employee - Architectural Designer in Chicago, IL
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    Supervisors care about your opinions and try to implement your ideas.


    Willingness to please the client means we do to much work our of scope and that means we run out of time.

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    Organize early and maintain a clear schedule.

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Greeley and Hansen.


    Phone interview with HR, phone interview with hiring manager, office interview with hiring manager. Overall process went very good. There seems to be some good people working there and look to have a bright future with the core clients. The seem to be a growing company that needs technical leads and have great opportunities for growth with the firm.

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Greeley and Hansen Awards & Accolades

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Chicago Top Workplaces 2012, , Chicago Tribune, 2012
101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago , National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2012
Chicago Top Workplaces 2011 , Chicago Tribune, 2011
The Principal 10 Best Companies , The Principal Financial Group, 2011
Excellence in Practice , American Society for Training & Development, 2011
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Additional Info

Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1914
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

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