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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

Land Surveyor-in-Training (LSIT)

Hansen Thorp Pellinen Olson, Inc. (HTPO) is looking for a 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.

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
  • 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


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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