Assistant Land Development Planner - Hybrid


We are seeking an Assistant Planner to join our team at Barghausen! If you are experienced in land development and are comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment, we would love to talk with you!

Pay is DOE: $35-$40/hr + Sign-On Bonus

What we offer at Barghausen:

COMPENSATION – Competitive wages, bonuses, and performance-based incentives

RETIREMENT – 401k plan (200% match on the first 4% of your deferral)

HEALTHCARE – Fully paid medical, dental, and vision healthcare + life insurance for employee with generous contributions for dependents

VACATION – 3 weeks of PTO per year + 7 paid holidays

PERKS – Team bonding activities, sporting event tickets, company-paid gym memberships, half-day Fridays during summer months + much more!

Assistant Planner – Primary Duties:

  • Assist with various types of research, evaluations, and screenings (i.e., due diligence research, review agency codes, conduct phone interviews, review drawings & reports, etc.)
  • Prepare and assist with preliminary site plans, graphics, and other exhibits.
  • Assist with the procurement of special documents and studies (i.e., land surveys, title reports, traffic studies, soil reports, etc.)
  • Aid in the preparation, submittal, and tracking of project applications (i.e., cover letters, application forms and fees, project narratives, design plans & special studies)
  • Track priorities and deliverables using the company’s standard forms & procedures.

Assistant Planner – Desired Experience/Skills:

  • 1-3+ years of experience working in land development or related field.
  • College degree or technical certification(s) in land use planning, real estate, engineering, construction, or related field.
  • Familiarity with site planning, permit processing, and land use planning.
  • Ability to prioritize a diverse workload, complete tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced setting.
  • Ability to write and communicate at a professional level.
  • Ability to perform comprehensive research, analyze impacts, and summarize key issues in writing.

About Us:

Barghausen Consulting Engineers, Inc. was established in 1982 and is one of the Northwest's leading multi-disciplined service firms offering civil engineering, land surveying, land use planning and other related services. We are a growing company with over 200 employees and an excellent reputation in the Puget Sound area. With the majority of our employees working from the Kent, WA office, we also have offices in Chehalis WA, Richland WA, Klamath Falls, OR, Roseville, CA, and Long Beach, CA. We work extensively throughout the Western United States and provide services in many other areas of the country. Our clients are mostly private developers and are some of the nation's largest and most respected homebuilders, industrial developers, retailers, and petroleum companies.

Job Type:

Direct Hire

Full Time


Kent, WA

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