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Our staff members enjoy working at the leading Engineering, Surveying, and Landscape Architecture firm in the South Sound region. Why, you ask? Hatton Godat Pantier provides individuals an opportunity to work in an environment that offers:

  • A developer’s business instincts
  • Support for “lifetime learning” with ongoing training at all levels
  • Service delivered through actions, not words
  • One of the most experienced professional teams in the industry
  • Excellent benefits

Hatton Godat Pantier offers a competitive benefit and compensation package including medical, dental, and vision insurance plans tailored to fit your needs, life insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. Our office is located halfway between Seattle and Portland in the vibrant city of Olympia, surrounded by parks, mountains, and water and a bustling arts and craft brewery environment.

 

 

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Discover the exciting career opportunities at Hatton Godat Pantier, the leading Engineering, Surveying, and Landscape Architecture firm in the South Sound region. We offer a dynamic work environment that encourages growth, innovation, and collaboration. Explore the possibilities and find your place in our dedicated team of professionals.

Instrument Person / Chainman

Job Description

Instrument person / chainman is largely responsible for assisting the Crew Chief with measuring angles, distances and elevations during daily activities including boundary, topographic and construction surveys.

Major Responsibilities

Utilizing various survey instruments and tools to perform field survey tasks, installs stakes, hubs, bars and other materials as directed by Crew Chief, cut vegetation with hand tools as directed by Crew Chief, installs traffic control as necessary to perform survey activities in a safe environment, monitors and replenishes field supplies for assigned crew and informs appropriate staff of any deficiencies, schedules and coordinates maintenance of crew rig including – regular maintenance, tires, washing, etc., and maintains log of vehicle maintenance, places survey control monuments from positions established by field crew.

Responsibilities /Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Surveying experience is a plus
  • The successful candidates and must have a valid Washington State Driver’s license
  • Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check and have a safe driving record

Salary Range

  $20 – $27 per hour DOQ

Crew Chief

Job Description

The Crew Chief is largely responsible for operation of field instruments, collection of field data and calculations necessary to perform various field surveys including boundary, topographic and construction surveys.

Major Responsibilities

Collecting field data for boundary and topographic surveys, perform computations during field survey activities, convert limited verbal and written directions from Principal Surveyor to obtain field survey data, maintains survey instruments and performs minor adjustments, performs analysis and back checking for accuracy of collected data, maintains records of daily survey activities including sketches and other forms of field notes in accordance with company policies, directs instrument person to carryout daily activities in an efficient and safe manner, assists in education and development of instrument person.

Responsibilities /Minimum Job Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience is required
  • The successful candidates and must have a valid Washington State Driver’s license
  • Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check and have a safe driving record        

Salary Range

$26 – $38 per hour DOQ

Project Manager / Senior Engineer

Job Description

Leading civil-survey firm has position available for a Project manager. This individual provides design and project management on multiple projects simultaneously for both public and private roadways and site development. Tasks include feasibility, planning and site layout design as well as grading, storm water management and utilities. 

Overall responsibility for management on specific projects, interaction with clients and agencies on project coordination and design, and supervision of project engineers, designers, and drafters.

Successful candidates will have had exposure to civil engineering design software including AutoCAD, Civil3D, Microsoft Office and WWHM.
At a minimum, the successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to work effectively in a team environment and possess strong technical and organizational skills.

Responsibilities /Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and able to work effectively in a team environment and possess strong technical and organizational skills.
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; PE license in Washington.
  • Experience using codes, regulations, and standards for planning, design, and construction.
  • Experience with civil engineering design software such as AutoCAD, Civil3D, Microsoft Office and WWHM.

Salary Range

 $105,000 – 150,000 annually DOQ

Top Tier Benefits for Top Notch People

Full Insurance Package

  • Life. Medical. Dental. Vision. Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Company pays 100% of the employee premium and pays a portion of the dependent premium
  • Premiums for covered dependents may be deducted on a pre-tax basis
  • Pays 100% premium of life insurance in the amount of your annual salary up to $50,000
  • Employees may elect to purchase additional life insurance premiums for supplemental life insurance which are deducted on a pre-tax basis

401K Retirement Plan

  • Investment/retirement plan with over 600 available fund choices
  • Elective contributions up to 15% of gross pay to a maximum allowed
  • Employee contributions matched dollar-for-dollar for the first 3% and 50% for the next 2%
  • Profit sharing may also be provided through this plan

Paid Sick leave

  • 10 days accrued per year for 0-5 years of service
  • 15 days accrued per year for 6-15 years of service
  • 20 days accrued per year for 15+ years of service
  • May accrue leave up to 160 hours at the end of each year
  • Sick leave accrued at 9 days a year
  • Maximum sick leave accrual of 320 hours

Paid Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • 1/2 Day December 24th
  • Christmas Day

Education and Training Assistance

Hatton Godat Pantier encourages employees to participate in continuing education programs to advance their skills and careers. The company reimburses tuition or fees for work-related training or classes, upon management approval, for up to one class per academic quarter.

Where possible, work schedules will be adjusted and flex-time privileges extended to employees to further their continuing education. Hatton Godat Pantier also pays professional license fees and membership dues for technical societies.

NOTE: Hatton Godat Pantier retains the right to modify or eliminate any of these benefits as business dictates. Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of this document, however where the document may conflict with the plan documents, the plan documents will be followed.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Equal Employment Opportunity has been and will continue to be a fundamental principle at Hatton Godat Pantier. Employment is based on personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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Other Positions

While we are not actively seeking to fill positions currently, if you feel you are the right fit for any of the positions listed below, please submit your Letter of Interest and Resume. We would be happy to hear from you!

Civil Engineer

Our Civil Engineer’s provide design and project management on projects for both public and private roadways, utilities and site development.  They work closely with Project Managers on several projects simultaneously that include grading, utility, roadway and drainage designs and often must visit the site to walk and photograph the project site.

Our AutoCAD Drafter’s are responsible for providing computer aided drafting support such as creating or editing working drawings, design sketches, presentation drawings, diagrams, and other documents from prepared drawings or sketches. They work closely with our Civil Engineers converting limited verbal and written directions into a finished product. 

This is a great internship opportunity for currently enrolled engineering students who want to observe and participate in real world application of their current field of study. This opportunity will allow students to gain valuable experience in the practical application of engineering procedures, concepts, and techniques in an on-the-job environment.

Our Land Surveying Technician’s work under the direct supervision of a Professional Land Surveyor and assist the survey department in the preparation of detailed survey related documents, including preliminary and final plats, records of surveys, topographic mapping and boundary analysis.

Our Project Surveyor is largely responsible for project research, computations, and preparation of drawings related survey activities. Our Crew Chief is largely responsible for operation of field instruments, collection of field data and calculations necessary to perform various field surveys including boundary, topographic and construction surveys. Our Instrument Person / Chainman position assists the Crew Chief with measuring angles, distances and elevations during daily activities including boundary, topographic and construction surveys.

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