Joseph White, civil designer, recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s headquarters in Springfield, Ill. His responsibilities will include computer-aided design and drafting for railway facilities and reviewing construction for consistency with design criteria.

White previously worked for Watco Companies LLC in Houston, where he managed construction of Watco’s largest rail-seaport terminal.

He received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ student chapter and treasurer of Chi Epsilon, a civil engineering honor society. He is a member of Engineers Without Borders, for which he assisted with a school building project in Togo, Africa.