Employee Benefits

Providing our employees coverage and care is part of Hitchiner's commitment to our employees. Here we provide brief summaries of employee benefits. 

Health Insurance

Medical Insurance Coverage becomes available the first day of the month following your employment at Hitchiner. Employees are offered an HRA Plan Option.

Dental Insurance
Coverage becomes available the first day of the month following your employment at Hitchiner. Preventative and diagnostic services are covered at 100%, basic restorative at 80%, and major restorative services at 50% after a 12 month waiting period. Calendar year maximum coverage per person is $1,000.

Life Insurance
The company provides this at no cost to employees and includes Basic Group Life Insurance in the amount of $10,000 as well as Accidental Death and Dismemberment in the amount of $10,000. You may purchase additional coverage for yourself and your dependents.

Business Travel Insurance
Hitchiner pays for the entire cost of business travel insurance. Your beneficiary may receive $150,000 if your die in an accident while traveling on company business. This insurance is in addition to your Life and AD&D insurance.

Disability Income
Your full salary may be continued for a period of time depending on your length of service with the Company. You may be eligible for 60% of your base pay if your disability continues until age 65. This is subject to pre-existing conditions.

Vacations and Holidays
The first day of the fiscal year, employees with less than 5 years with the company receive 10 vacation days and 10 holidays per year. Those hired after that date receive their vacation on a pro rata basis of .83 days per month, up to 10 days. However, to be eligible for vacation, you must be employed for at least 90-days.

Educational Assistance
After six months of employment you may be eligible for tuition assistance. Courses must be company related and pre-approved by your manager and the Corporate Trainer. We offer 90% reimbursement on books, and some fees when you receive a grade of at least a "C" for undergraduate courses and "B" for graduate courses. We cover 60-90% of course costs dependent upon the grade received for the course.

401k Retirement Savings Plan
Once employed at Hitchiner for three months you are eligible to join the 401k savings plan the first day of the month following 90 days of employment. Hitchiner matches employee contributions at a rate of $.50 on the dollar up to 6%. Employees are 100% vested after three years of service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Employees become eligible to enroll when hired or during open enrollment. Hitchiner offers FSA Accounts for Health Care up to $2,500 per calendar year) and Dependent Care expenses up to $5,000 per calendar year.


  • Discounted home and auto insurance – payroll deduction plan after three months
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Additional life insurance
  • Direct-Deposit