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Instrument Person/Chainman

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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.

Job Description

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                                                 

Hatton Godat Pantier offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package see below

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.

Major responsibilities

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 25% 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • New Year’s Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • 1/2 Day December 24th
  • Christmas Day

401K Retirement Plan

Paid Holidays 

 Paid Sick leave

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.

Education and Training Assistance

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

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.

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.