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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

Civil Engineer

HTPO has a terrific opportunity for a civil engineer with five to ten years of experience interested in hands on work with a variety of public and private sector clients. 

We are looking for candidates who value a work environment that encourages self-direction with an employer that offers adaptable working arrangements, including flexible work schedules such as 4-day work weeks and hours that adapt to your schedule to provide a quality work/life balance. We also provide both in-house and out-of-house training opportunities for continued education and a PTO program with annual rollover that gives you the freedom to use your time off for sick days, holidays, or well-deserved vacations!

In a typical week you may:

  • Provide analysis and design for engineering projects including resources analysis, computations, design drafting, team communications, scheduling, budgeting
  • Play a key role in design and coordination of site development, transportation, drainage, and utility projects
  • Communicate and meet with clients, permitting agencies, and public officials
  • Provide mentorship and assistance for other engineers and staff and coordinate with other design team members on a consistent basis
  • Develop client relationships and apply marketing strategies for business development

You need to have:

  • 5+ years of experience in civil engineering design
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Bentley OpenRoads CAD software
  • Degree in civil engineering and Professional Licensure in Minnesota
  • Strong technical knowledge of engineering principles and practices
  • Proven ability to develop technical specifications, construction estimates, and other project documents, including managing regulatory permits and applications
  • Field observation experience and an understanding of construction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work in a team environment

This job is for you if you:

  • Are interested in working with a small company with future leadership opportunities
  • Are organized and adaptive
  • Enjoy diversity in your projects and responsibilities
  • Pride yourself in quality work
  • Believe in honesty and integrity
  • Want to continually learn and grow
  • Desire autonomy and flexibility in your workplace
  • Are ready to dig in and build relationships with clients and team members


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


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    

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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