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HTPO's full service planning, design and construction team consists of civil engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, construction managers, planners, client managers, drafting and administrative staff, along with solid leadership that has guided the company for nearly four decades.

We seek team members who align with our company values of integrity, professionalism, efficiency, quality work, and responsiveness, and who have the instinctive desire to achieve outstanding results for our clients.  HTPO strives for excellence, and is looking for individuals who desire autonomy and seek relationships with 'like minded' clients.  We welcome positive energy and those looking to make a difference in our service areas.  

HTPO offers competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefit package including: health, dental, 401k, disability, Life Insurance, PTO.  

We offer a casual and flexible work environment. We encourage continuing education, expanding leadership potential, and networking opportunities.

Current Opportunities

Landscape Designer

Hansen Thorp Pellinen Olson, Inc. (HTPO) is seeking an entry-level landscape designer to join our growing team.  Interested? Please submit your resume, work samples (maximum 10 MB file size) and the completed job application form(s).

Your duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Prepare and assist in development of design concepts, graphic illustrations, construction plan set documents and technical memoranda
  • Collaboratively work with project managers to develop and refine design solutions
  • Review and analyze regulatory codes and ordinances
  • Participate in project meetings and engagement sessions throughout the design process
  • Identify woody and herbaceous plant species (native, non-native and noxious weeds)

You need to bring:

  • 0-5 years of direct professional experience in landscape architecture
  • Bachelor’s Degree in landscape architecture or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creative thinking and rendering skills
  • Possess local plant knowledge and identification capability
  • Proficient computer skills including AutoCAD Civil 3D, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, and Microsoft Office

This job is for you if you:

  • Are creative, flexible and can prioritize your workload as needed
  • Pride yourself in quality work
  • Believe in honesty and integrity
  • Want to continually learn and grow
  • Are ready to build relationships with team members and clients
  • Want to work for an organization that values their team members and understands work/life balance

 

Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT)

Are you working toward becoming a licensed land surveyor?  Do you love variety and challenges?  Do you want to work in a small business atmosphere with a high-quality team of surveyors?  HTPO has an exciting opportunity for you. This position will be responsible for preparing maps from field data using AutoCAD Civil 3D for the Land Surveying and Engineering departments. 

In a typical week you may:

  • Draft and compute a wide variety of surveys including boundary, topographic, and ALTA/NSPS land title surveys, subdivision plats, and right of way and easement surveys
  • Utilize property research skills
  • Write legal descriptions
  • Prepare construction computations for survey crews
  • Work on a field crew for topography or construction staking
  • Communicate with clients and project team

You need to have:

  • A minimum of three years experience in land surveying
  • Completion of or near completion of a bachelor’s degree from a four-year land surveying curriculum
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong math computation skills
  • Proficient computer skills including AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation
  • A desire to go above and beyond to meet the needs of our clients
  • A basic understanding of GPS and Total Station measuring concepts

This job is for you if you:

  • Pride yourself in quality work
  • Believe in honesty and integrity
  • Want to continually learn and grow
  • Need autonomy and flexibility in your workplace
  • Are ready to dig in and build relationships with team members and clients
  • Want to work for an organization that values their team members
  • Are looking for an opportunity that offers potential for growth and advancement

 

Survey Crew Chief

Hansen Thorp Pellinen Olson, Inc. has a terrific opportunity for a Survey Crew Chief for a variety of projects including MnDOT Design-Build projects for the 2020/2021 construction season.

In a typical week you may:

  • Work independently and as part of a survey team
  • Perform boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and construction layouts
  • Communicate with client and contractors
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Manage field data, maintain field notes and files, review final drawings

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience with performing construction layout and land surveys or related activities
  • Being self-motivated, and able to work both individually and as a crew member
  • Good communication and organization skills
  • Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak, and understand oral and written information, communicate with employees, clients/contractors and the general public, and to maintain written logs and records
  • Acceptable driving record and valid Class D driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT), Professional Land Surveyor (PLS), or NSPS Certified Survey Technician Level I-III
  • Experience with Leica GPS and Robotic Total Station
  • AutoCAD, Civil 3D or MicroStation experience

Physical requirements include:

  • Ability to work extended hours, including some weekends, to accommodate Contractor's schedule
  • Ability to travel, including occasional overnight stays, if needed
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather and terrain conditions
  • Ability to lift approximately 50 lbs. and do repetitive work such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods of time.

This job is for you if you:

  • Pride yourself in quality work
  • Believe in honesty and integrity
  • Want to continually learn and grow under the guidance of our senior crew chiefs
  • Are ready to dig in and build relationships with team members
  • Want to work for an organization that values their team members

 

Application Process and Forms

HTPO is always interested in hearing from talented individuals. If you're eager to contribute to our team, please complete the employment application, EEO survey and veteran status forms provided below.

Email the completed forms, a letter of interest including salary requirements, and your resume to employment@htpo.com.    

HTPO Employment Application
HTPO EEO Survey Form 
HTPO Veteran Form 

We appreciate your interest in employment with HTPO.

HTPO is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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