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Greeley and Hansen Overview

Chicago, IL
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
Architectural & Engineering Services
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Greeley and Hansen – Why Work For Us?

Greeley and Hansen is a leader in developing innovative engineering, architecture, and management solutions for a wide array of complex water, wastewater, and related infrastructure challenges. The firm has built upon over 100 years of proven civil and environmental engineering experience in all phases of project development and implementation to become a premier global provider of comprehensive services in the water sector.

Engineering News Record consistently ranks Greeley and Hansen among both the “Top 25 Designers in Wastewater Treatment” and in “Sewerage and Solid Waste.” Projects that Greeley and Hansen has recently completed for clients continue to receive industry awards for engineering excellence and innovation:

  • Honor Award, 2016 – American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)-Virginia

Meadow Creek Sanitary Sewer Interceptor Project

(Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority, VA)


  • Honor Award and National Recognition Awards, 2016 – ACEC-Illinois andACEC

New UV System Enhances Water Treatment

(City of Moline, IL)


  • Silver Award, 2015 – ISI Envision® Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System

26th Ward Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

(New York City Department of Environmental Protection, NY)

Greeley and Hansen served as the design consultant for this groundbreaking project -- the first wastewater treatment plant project in the U.S. to receive an ISI (Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure) Envision® rating system award.


  • Diamond Award and National Recognition Awards, 2015 – ACEC-New York and ACEC

Honor Award, 2015 – American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES)

Whale Creek Sludge Dock and Transport Vessels Contracts NC-50/50A

(New York City Department of Environmental Protection, NY)


  • State Finalist Award, 2015 – ACEC-Indiana

Wilson Boulevard Area Combined Sewer Overflow Consolidation

(City of Mishawaka, IN)


  • Diamond Award and National Recognition Awards, 2014 – ACEC-NY and ACEC

Honor Award, 2014 – AAEES

Newtown Creek NC-41 Central Residuals Building

(New York City Department of Environmental Protection, NY)

Greeley and Hansen is dedicated to designing better urban environments worldwide.

Greeley and Hansen recognizes that the firm’s ongoing success is driven by our dedicated and highly valued staff. In turn, the firm strives to provide staff members with challenging and rewarding work, top-notch benefits, and an exceptional workplace environment where people can collaborate, connect, and become a part of the true fabric of the firm.

We are also committed to creating a workplace that allows our diverse staff to reach their full individual potential in an atmosphere that is inclusive, supportive, and encourages creativity.

Whether it is working together on a complex project with other professionals across the firm, participating on a Greeley and Hansen-sponsored recreational team, or enjoying an office lunch event with coworkers to celebrate Engineers Week, staff members have the opportunity to connect with one another both on-the-job as well as through activities outside of the office.

Awards received by Greeley and Hansen for our workplace practices, human resources programs, and business management, include:

  • Best & Brightest Places to Work For, National Association for Business Resources
  • Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security, Principal Financial Group
  • Circle of Excellence Award for Business Performance, PSMJ Resources, Inc.

Read about Greeley and Hansen’s commitment to promoting diversity and cultivating a culture of inclusion for all staff in A Special Report on Diversity and Inclusion in Business published by Crain’s Chicago Business magazine. See complete article

Read a profile article published in Energy & Infrastructure magazine about the work we do at Greeley and Hansen and the current trends in the water and wastewater industry. See complete article 

Greeley and Hansen offers a comprehensive suite of benefits designed to help employees create a personalized benefits package that can best meet their wide ranging individual and family needs. Our benefits offerings are as diverse as our workforce, and the firm consistently evaluates new programs and enhancements to expand our benefits plan with additional options that we believe are of value to our staff and their families.

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.

Greeley and Hansen’s over 100-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 globe.

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.




High-quality water resources are essential to sustaining urban life. At Greeley and Hansen that’s what our commitment to designing better urban environments is about – collaborating with municipal utilities to help them build sustainable communities by developing effective water resources programs that balance environmental, economic, and social factors.

Our mission is to work in partnership with clients to deliver quality and value through innovative and practical engineering, architectural, and management solutions for complex water, wastewater, and related infrastructure challenges. It’s what we’ve been doing since our firm began in 1914, and it continues to be our strategic focus today.

Our work has been and continues to be guided by a set of core values that defines our culture and our staff — team members who are genuinely passionate about the environment and the work they do to preserve and improve it for the betterment of the communities our clients serve.

  • Respect – Showing genuine consideration for our staff, our clients and the communities we serve.
  • Empathy – Seeking to understand the needs of our staff and our clients as we collaboratively develop satisfying solutions.
  • Team Spirit – Helping each other and our client partners proactively in order to maximize results and advance the goals for the team.
  • Trustworthiness – Earning trust through an unwavering commitment to honesty and integrity.
  • Service Excellence – Achieving excellence through continuous review and improvement.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – Providing support to our staff and our clients in the pursuit of mutual success.

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    great team to work with


    no proper management standards in place

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    please keep employees happy so they stick with the company

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Greeley and Hansen Photos

Greeley and Hansen photo of: Team Greeley and Hansen - 2016 Chicago Run to Remember 5k
Greeley and Hansen photo of: River Clean Up
Greeley and Hansen photo of: Major Plant Expasion - Final Clarifer
Greeley and Hansen photo of: Phoenix Office "Run for World Water" 5K & Fundraiser
Greeley and Hansen photo of: Internship Program Leadership Conference
Greeley and Hansen photo of: Engineering Excellence Award 2016
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Greeley and Hansen Interviews



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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in West Lafayette, IN
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied through college or university. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Greeley and Hansen (West Lafayette, IN) in March 2017.


    First round with recruiter followed by hiring manager. First round was behavioral and about my resume in general. Second round was pretty much the same with a little bit more detail in projects. I was told that I would be told the result within a week but even after multiple phone calls and emails, I had no response. Terrible experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you disagreed with your colleague.   Answer Question
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Greeley and Hansen Awards & Accolades

  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago (Elite Winner: Employee Enrichment, Engagement and Retention), National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2015
  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago (Elite Winner: Communication and Shared Vision), National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2014
  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago (Elite Winner: Recruitment and Selection), National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2013
  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Chicago (Elite Winner: Strategic Company Performance), National Association for Business Resources (NABR), 2012
  • The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security, The Principal Financial Group, 2011
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