Located in the heart of the West Loop , HBK's Chicago office serves as our headquarters, housing over 150 of our employees who focus on the design and protection of utility infrastructure every day. Our Chicago office is where it all started and where HBK cut its teeth on large scale, complex utility design and coordination programs.

Today, HBK's Chicago office continues to grow with multiple teams dedicated to the design, mapping and protection of power, gas telecommunications, security and water infrastructure.

Key utility clients serviced by HBK's Chicago office include Commonwealth Edison, People's Gas, Chicago's Department of Water Management, DOT and OEMC, AT&T, Crown Castle, Level3 Communications and Motorola Solutions.

Key Personnel


    Madeline Cahue is an HR Generalist and the recruitment lead for all HBK locations nationwide. As recruitment lead Madeline sources, screens, and interviews candidates that are just beginning their professional careers, as well as candidates with many years of experience. In addition to leading recruitment Madeline assists with onboarding, benefits administration, payroll, compensation planning, employee relations, training and development, and other daily HR operations. Ultimately, Madeline works to support and grow our workforce to ensure the continual success of HBK. Our people are our biggest and most valued asset.


    Mark McLean started with HBK in March of 2016 as a Financial Coordinator in the Accounts Receivable department. Quickly upon his arrival, Mark was given sole responsibility of invoicing for the Gas Sector in Chicago, where he collaborates with HBK project managers to develop forecasts in order to streamline the monthly invoicing process. Mark is a key member of the Nicor Gas program, creating a monthly HBK labor report deliverable sent directly to Nicor

Chicago Projects