Whether you're new to construction or an experienced craftsmen looking for better options, Hawkins Construction is the answer. From highly competitive wages to advancement opportunities, a career at Hawkins means more than just building with the best.

People just like you have made Hawkins one of the largest heavy construction and commercial building contractors in the Midwest. To continue our success, we’re seeking highly motivated, dedicated and reliable individuals to fill a variety of rewarding positions.

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Built-in Benefits

Our employees represent the best in the industry, and we know in order to obtain and retain the best we must provide first-rate compensation and benefits. Hawkins Construction compensation and benefits are designed to provide a complete package that rewards hardworking, dedicated and reliable employees.

With over 400 skilled workers, our commitment to our employees is evident in the numbers. Over one-third of our personnel have over a decade of service with Hawkins Construction.

  • Competitive wages
  • Company paid full family health insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Profit sharing and bonuses
  • Job incentive programs
  • Paid vacation
  • Cross-training in different trades
  • Opportunities for year-round work
  • Advancement opportunities all the way to superintendent


Learn, Grow & Advance

Our goal is to propel our people with the same purpose and care as we dedicate to our projects. Whether you're new to the construction industry or have years of experience, it's our priority to train, develop and advance people who can work and lead the Hawkins Way.

Because we heavily emphasize training, we've created a series of programs to develop future management personnel and increase our number of skilled tradesmen. Our training programs are not outsourced; each is developed by us, led by us and made specifically for our outstanding employees.

  • Mentoring programs to hone craft-specific skills and expertise
  • Formal training addressing safety and equipment utilization
  • Special technical skill attainment programs
  • Formal management programs with structured development paths
  • Outside education opportunities
  • Regular reviews and oversight from dedicated managers and trainers
  • College tuition assistance for industry-related classes
  • Incentives for personal growth and development


A Framework Of Values & Respect

At Hawkins Construction, we hire the best to build the best. But more importantly, we embrace a working environment where everyone is treated with respect and diversity is valued. We're fully committed to understanding, accepting and valuing differences among all people—in regard to age, gender, physical and mental ability and race—and strive for the same commitment from all employees.

We have a well-defined Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Program and maintain a work environment free of harassment, intimidation and coercion at all of our job sites, and in all facilities at which our employees are assigned.

It is our objective to obtain individuals qualified and/or trainable for positions of employment by virtue of job-related standards of education, training, experience and personal qualification, and in accordance with right-to-work laws.

Hawkins Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free work force.


The Hawkins Way

The same core values that guided the Hawkins family for four generations still apply today. Do what we say we are going to do. Do it when we say we are going to do it. Do it right. Share in the success. These aren't just words. These are the values and practices Hawkins Construction employees have embraced to help create decades of impressive projects, careers and businesses around the country.

More Than A Construction Company

At Hawkins Construction, we expect more and push hard to achieve the best results for each of our clients. We only hire the industry's best—dedicated people with the same standard of excellence as the company; hardworking individuals that strive to get the job done right, ahead of time and under budget. Hawkins employees interact with respect and principle, embracing our culture and the importance of teamwork.

We are more than a construction company. We are a family company. We work together. We build important projects together. We succeed together.

"If you have a strong work ethic, integrity and a sense of urgency, you can succeed at Hawkins."

-Kim Hawkins, Chairman, Hawkins Construction Company


Rewarding Careers, Promising Futures

We're seeking highly motivated and reliable individuals to fill a variety of rewarding positions. Our standard of excellence is high—we're looking for the absolute best of the best. People with leadership, ambition and initiative.

Whether you're an industry veteran or new to construction, if you have the drive to succeed with us, we want you. We'll ensure you have the right training, equipment, opportunities and support required to reach your highest potential. Because when you build for the best, you're at your best. It's that simple.

Need more information?

Contact HR Coordinator Tim Mollner | 402.231.7816

"Hawkins Construction Company has been a vital partner in building some of Nebraska's most iconic transportation projects — like the West Dodge elevated expressway and the Interstate 80 six-lane between Omaha and Lincoln. Hawkins’ teams consistently help solve problems on-site, create accurate documents, and minimize unnecessary changes — all at extremely competitive prices.”

Randall D. Peters, P.E.
NDOR Director - State Engineer, 2012 -2015
Associate Professor of Practice - UNL Department of Civil Engineering