It’s Not a Job, It’s a Career

Hensel Phelps recruits highly-motivated, dedicated and ambitious people who want to learn and grow with the company. Working at Hensel Phelps is a life-enriching experience – and a rewarding career. In fact, the average length of service of our current employees is almost 14 years. As an employee-owned company, Hensel Phelps is a collaborative environment where employees are empowered to take leadership roles through their entire careers. We offer extensive training, great benefits, the opportunity to build wealth, and a tight-knit culture and community. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an industry vet, you will find a home at Hensel Phelps.


Opportunities at Hensel Phelps

The Hensel Phelps summer intern program is an excellent way to explore the various career options within the construction industry.

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If you have recently graduated from a construction management degree program or similar field of study.

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As an industry veteran, you have the knowledge and experience to hit the ground running with Hensel Phelps.

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As a craftsperson, you have skills we need and value. Our safety record — more than twice as safe as the industry average — reflects the value we put on our craft.

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From entry level to industry veteran, grow your career in Facility Services.

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  • 2,091

    Oldtimers Club Members
    (Gold Hard hat Staff with 5+
    years of service with Hensel Phelps)

  • 27,500+

    Oldtimers accrued years of service

  • 13

    Average tenure of Hensel Phelps' employee owners

Get to Know Hensel Phelps

Real Employees. Real Stories.

Hear directly from real employees on why they selected Hensel Phelps, their career path journey and how their lives have been impacted by this great company.

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Endless Opportunities

Ready to start your next big adventure? As a growing company with a national footprint, Hensel Phelps is comprised of multiple regions and business units with projects located all over the country.

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Committed to Change

Cultivating a diverse workforce is an important part of Hensel Phelps' culture. We believe that championing diversity, strengthening equity and fostering inclusion do more than just make us a better company - they contribute to an environment where people are empowered to be their very best.

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I understand the advantages that a diverse workforce can bring to our business and recognize that diversity goes hand in hand with inclusion and equity. This mixture of differences in characteristics, experiences and backgrounds combined with the similarities of our Hensel Phelps core values, makes us a stronger company.”

Mike Choutka, Hensel Phelps Chairman & CEO

Serving Our Communities

Hensel Phelps employees are active members of the communities in which they work and live. From volunteer work to the support of local charities, we love to give back.

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Community support is critical to ensuring families have the care and support they need, whether it’s a comfortable place to sleep, a warm meal, or an understanding hug. Keeping families close during this critical time is essential, and Hensel Phelps is helping make that possible.

Chuck Day, Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego President and CEO

Invested in Your Growth

Hensel Phelps is known throughout the industry for our exceptional training program. Diverse in course offerings, the Hensel Phelps training program is built to serve the needs of all employees. Learning plans are developed for all positions, addressing timely skill development, and defined to maximize growth potential.

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Benefits – The Hensel Phelps Way

At Hensel Phelps, employees share in the ownership of the company – and in the company’s success. Our employee-owners also enjoy a wide range of generous benefits, from fully-paid insurances to vacation time, and a culture that promotes and fosters quality of life outside of work.

Employee Ownership

As an employee-owned company, each member of the Hensel Phelps team shares in every success, and plays an important role in the future of the company.

Project Diversity

Every Hensel Phelps project is unique. Our diverse portfolio of projects gives employees the opportunity to consistently tackle new challenges.

Flexible Career Path

Hensel Phelps employees have the opportunity to work in every part of the business, gaining experience that will enhance their knowledge and allow them to chart their desired career path.

Advancement Opportunities

At Hensel Phelps, we promote from within. Our dedicated mentorship program prepares each employee to take the next step in their careers.


Our generous retirement package helps employees build wealth, security and a financially secure future.

Health & Wellness

Our comprehensive health benefits include fully paid premiums and Health Savings Accounts to offer employees peace of mind.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hensel Phelps is an equal opportunity employer and contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status, nor will they be discriminated against on the basis of disability. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

EEO is the Law

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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