About Us

About Us

Company Profile

With a history that dates back to 1935, Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. (WHA) is a professional, award winning, multi-discipline organization, unique in both its capabilities and credibility, licensed to provide professional civil engineering, structural engineering, architectural design, and professional land surveying services. WHA has been providing professional design and land surveying services to municipalities, townships, counties, state agencies and private enterprises since our inception. We have a talented and diversified staff of more than 50 full-time employees who are experienced and qualified to provide an extensive range of professional services, including structural engineering, transportation engineering, water & wastewater engineering, civil site design, architectural design, land surveying services, and construction staking, observation and administration services.

Because WHA is owned solely by licensed professionals on staff, our clients frequently enjoy the benefits of working directly with an owner of the company. We are dedicated to serve our clients Ethically, Responsively and Professionally with highly trained and skilled staff – an organizational philosophy that has fostered numerous long-standing clients, some of whom we have been serving since 1935.

Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. is poised, capable and qualified to provide our clients a single source for a wide variety of professional design and land surveying services.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF:
20 Licensed Professional Engineers (IL, WI, AL, IA, MO, AR, LA, MS, OK, TX, IN, TN)
4 Licensed Structural Engineers (IL)
2 Licensed Professional Land Surveyors (IL, WI)
2 Licensed Architects (IL, WI, IA)
2 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP BD+C)
2 Licensed Class A Water Operators (IL)
1 Licensed Class I Wastewater Operator (IL)
3 Certified Bridge Program Managers (IL, WI, IA)
7 Certified Bridge Team Leaders (IL, WI, IA)
1 Certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE)

Accomplishments

Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. is proud of the recognition presented to our firm and staff and we gratefully share all acclaim with our valued clients.

Professional Engineer Management Award presented to President Brian Converse, P.E., S.E. by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Rock River Chapter and the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

Outstanding Chapter Member presented to Erik E. Larson, P.E., by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Rock River Chapter and the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers recognized Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. with an Honorable Mention, in its 2017 “Best Engineering Firms to Work For” Competition.

Distinguished Service Award presented to Ronald Steenken, P.E., S.E., past President & General Manager, by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers selected Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. as one of the Five Best Engineering Firms to Work For, in Illinois.

Project of the Year Award Historic Restoration/Preservation less than 5M division presented by the American Public Works Association of IL (APWA) for the City of Rockford – Rails to Trails over the Rock River project.

Engineering Excellence Merit Award presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for the City of Rockford – Rails to Trails over the Rock River project.

Engineering Excellence Merit Award presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies for the City of Rockford Harmon Park Drainage Improvements – Phase II.

APWA SW Branch Project of the Year Award Category – Transportation (less than $5M) for the Caton Farm Road Bridge over the DuPage River Reconstruction, in Joliet, Illinois.

APWA SW Branch Award for the Washington Street Bridge over Spring Creek, in Joliet, Illinois.

Engineering Excellence Merit Award presented by the American Council on Engineering Companies (ACEC) for CH 8 over the IAIS Railroad & Hennepin Canal project in Bureau County, Illinois.

Mentor of the Year Award presented to Brian Converse, P.E., S.E. by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

Outstanding Chapter Member presented to Geoffrey Smith, P.E., by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

Young Engineer of the Year presented to Peter Pascua, P.E., S.E. by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers selected Willett, Hofmann & Associates as one of the Five Best Engineering Firms to Work For, in Illinois.

Engineering Excellence Merit Award presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for the City of Dixon – Phase II Radium Removal Wells 6 & 8

Engineering Excellence Merit Award presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for the Davis Junction Wastewater Treatment Plant project.

Engineering Excellence Merit Award presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for the City of Dixon Phase I Radium Removal Wells 7 & 9 project.

Mentor of the Year Award presented to G. Matthew Hansen, P.E., by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

Wood Design Engineering Award presented by WoodWorks North-Central for the Captain Swift Timber Covered Bridge project in Bureau County, Illinois.

Juror’s Favorite Award in the Excellence in Structural Engineering competition presented by the Structural Engineering Association of Illinois (SEAOI) for the Captain Swift Timber Covered Bridge project in Bureau County, Illinois.

Engineering Excellence Special Achievement Award presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for the Captain Swift Timber Covered Bridge project in Bureau County, Illinois.

Professional Engineer Management Award presented to past President Ronald Steenken, P.E., S.E. by the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Rock River Chapter and the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE).

We are dedicated to serve our clients Ethically, Responsively and Professionally with highly trained and skilled staff.

 

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