Architectural Elements is a team of artisans that design, fabricate, and install specialized architectural & landscape related projects. Working with all metals, wood, glass, & plastics, we can custom-fabricate any manner of decorative elements and architectural details– from intricate light fixtures to multi-story staircases.

We are now hiring a full-time


We offer a highly competitive wage (DOE) with 6 paid holidays paid time offMedical, dental, vision, and life insurance is also available, along with a company 401(k) plan.

Job Summary:

Surveyors take exact measurements and analyze job site conditions. Surveyors work closely with AE’s drafting, PM, and production/installation teams, providing data and guidance in planning the fabrication and installation of AE’s products.

Key Position Roles:

  • Travel between the AE facility & job sites for surveys & installs
  • Take & record extremely accurate site measurements and conditions
  • Prepare and maintain sketches, maps, and reports of surveys to describe and verify site data
  • Discover and record important features, boundaries, obstructions, and any potential issues that could affect fabrication and installation
  • Devise and produce detailed installation and lifting plans based on survey data
  • Build customer & client relationships with excellent communication & customer service
  • Be a point of reference for compiling lists of install/field equipment kits required to complete jobs
  • Provide data and guidance to the drafting, project management, and production departments on project construction and installation feasibility
  • Provide support by lining out projects to ensure crews understand their work assignments and troubleshoot as necessary
  • Adhere to all safety regulations required by state law, AE policy, and the policies of our customers
  • Use arithmetic & geometry to calculate & understand area, width, height, & length measurements
  • Maintain flexibility and positive, goal-oriented attitude
  • Pay strict attention to detail


  • High School Diploma with secondary math education
  • Previous experience in a role that required strong math skills
  • Journeyman-level welding & 3+ years metal fabrication experience
  • Valid, clean WA Driver’s License with no travel restrictions
  • Excellent time management, organization, & independent judgement skills
  • Ability to read, understand, & interpret construction documents & plans/drawings
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and skilled in the use of hand/power tools & welding equipment
  • Ability to prioritize & multitask in a primarily autonomous environment
  • Acute attention to detail & strong mathematics skills
  • Familiarity with computers & Office applications
  • Strong command of both verbal & written English
  • Ability to lift 45lbs and push/pull 150lbs and stand for the majority of your shift
  • Ability to travel 60% of the time

* Surveyors are expected to provide their own basic hand tools.  All major machines, equipment, transportation, and technology will be provided by Architectural Elements.

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