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HTPO's full service planning, design and construction team consists of civil engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, construction managers, inspectors, project 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, vision, 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

Graduate Engineer

Hansen Thorp Pellinen Olson, Inc. (HTPO) has an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Engineer to provide civil engineering design and drafting for a wide variety of projects.

In a typical week you may:

  • Research projects and prepare reports
  • Prepare plans and specifications
  • Prepare quantities, cost estimates, and permit applications
  • Attend meetings and coordinate with project team members
  • Assist with surveying or inspection needs during seasonal fluctuations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited University
  • Registration as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) desired
  • Be self-motivated and able to work both individually and as a team 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
  • Experience with CADD software (AutoCAD and/or Microstation)

This job is for you if you:

  • Are organized and adaptive
  • Believe in honesty and integrity
  • Strive for high quality work
  • 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

 

CAD Technician

Hansen Thorp Pellinen Olson, Inc. (HTPO) is looking for an experienced CAD Technician.

HTPO has a terrific opportunity for a CAD Technician who has experience or is interested in learning about surveying and mapping.

In a typical week you may:

  • Coordinate with a high-quality team of surveyors and engineers
  • Set-up drawings and work with survey field data
  • Draft boundary and topographic surveys, plans and easement exhibits
  • Assist with boundary and area computations
  • Collect site research documents
  • Request utility locates
  • Prepare construction computations in AutoCAD for survey crews

Desired Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience with AutoCAD or similar software. Experience with Civil 3D and MicroStation are a plus
  • Strong math computation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great organizational skills and attention to detail
  • General knowledge of construction
  • Ability to read plans

This job is for you if you:

  • Pride yourself in quality work
  • Enjoy variety in your 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
  • Want to work for an organization that values their team members and understands work/life balance

 

Survey Manager

Are you driven to produce quality work? Do you believe in the importance of integrity and honesty? Do you love variety and challenges? HTPO has a terrific opportunity for a land surveyor interested in management and leadership.

In a typical week you will:

  • Manage and perform field work on a variety of survey projects for public and private clients
  • Supervise and support survey staff
  • Provide technical expertise and work with staff to maintain procedures and quality standards
  • Communicate with clients and prepare proposals
  • Monitor and forecast survey workload, staffing, and budget.

You need to have:

  • Professional Licensure in Minnesota for Land Surveying (or the ability to obtain within 6 months)
  • Ten years of experience in land surveying and an understanding of construction
  • Three years of experience in project management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills

This job is for you if you:

  • Are interested in working with a small company with leadership and ownership opportunities
  • Are looking for both management and technical responsibilities
  • Enjoy building relationships with clients and staff
  • Pride yourself in quality work and responsive service
  • Believe in honesty and integrity

 

Survey Crew Chief

HTPO has an exciting new opportunity for a Survey Crew Chief. This is a full-time position with benefits, subject to a seasonal furlough.

In a typical week you may:

  • Work independently and as part of a survey team
  • Coordinate daily with project managers
  • Perform Alta surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and construction layout
  • Communicate with client and contractors and provide positive client relations
  • Read and interpret construction plans
  • Manage field data, maintain field notes and files, review final drawings

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience 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 with working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak, and understand oral and written information.
  • 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 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
  • Are ready to dig in and build relationships with team members
  • Want to work for an organization that values their team members
  • Enjoy a variety of public and private projects

 

Survey Field Technician

Hansen Thorp Pellinen Olson, Inc. (HTPO) is looking for a Survey Field Technician starting with the 2022 season. This is a full-time position with benefits, subject to seasonal furlough.

In a typical week you may:

  • Assist crew chiefs with construction staking, quality control, contractor communications
  • Manage field data, field notes and files
  • Assist crew chiefs with field surveying, including boundary and topographic surveys, survey for designs, plats, CIC, etc.
  • Assist with operation of equipment and instruments to measure, record, and calculate data
  • Stock vehicles with survey supplies and equipment

You need to have:

  • Two years’ experience in surveying or construction
  • Experience with, or ability to learn Leica GPS and Robotic Total Station
  • 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 routine written logs and simple records
  • Acceptable driving record and valid Class D driver’s license
  • NSPS Survey Technician Certification is a plus

Physical requirements include:

  • Ability to work extended hours, including some weekends, to accommodate Contractor’s schedule
  • Ability to travel, including some 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, pounding, and standing for long periods of time

This job is for you if you:

  • Pride yourself in quality work
  • Enjoy math, construction and working outdoors
  • Believe in honesty and integrity
  • Want to continually learn and grow
  • 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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