Jeffrey Olson, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc. as its aviation discipline manager. Working at the Springfield headquarters, 1525 S. Sixth St., he will manage aviation staff and work directly with clients on their airfield projects.

Olson has 12 years of engineering experience, most recently as the head of airport development and a transportation project engineer for an engineering firm in Jacksonville.

Olson received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois. He is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois and its Illinois Department of Transportation Aeronautics Committee.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services.