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.
Starting her career as an intern with Hensel Phelps’ Pacific District in 2014, Zoey has worked on many notable construction projects including the Straub DOC Clinic, Hilton Grand Islander, UH POST Lab and the Four Seasons Resort Hualali. Today, Zoey finds herself in the field, working as an area superintendent on the HNL NDWP IIT Mauka Extension project on Oahu, Hawaii. Away from work, Zoey enjoys outrigger canoe paddling, running, surfing, Sunday-cooking and traveling all over the world with her fiancé, Kaniela.
As a Colorado native and former volunteer firefighter, Josh is dedicated to serving others. He started his Hensel Phelps career as a Safety Engineer in the Pacific District where he spent five years on notable projects such as The Grand Islander by Hilton, Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Mauka Concourse Extension and Kaiser Leeward Clinic MOB. Josh then moved back to his home state as a Safety Manager and is currently working on the Colorado Convention Center Expansion project. In his spare time, Josh is an avid outdoorsman with a passion for snowboarding, crossfit and checking out new breweries.
Realizing her passion for engineering at a young age, Aranza moved to the United States from Mexico to pursue an education in Civil Engineering. She then joined the Hensel Phelps NorCal District in 2019, and has since worked on several projects in the San Francisco area including two Kaiser IDQ projects and the SFO – Courtyard 3 Connector. Outside the office, Aranza can be found jogging at Golden Gate Park, trying new food spots in the city, traveling, visiting family/friends, reading or trying to finish one of the most challenging puzzles–“Bgraamiens – The lines”.
As a University of Nebraska grad, Matt’s Hensel Phelps career began in 2013 as an intern in the Southwest District. After realizing his passion for estimating, Matt transitioned from the Austin Airport Expansion project to the Estimating Department where he has spent the last six years working on several significant projects including Kalahari Resorts and the Union on San Antonio Student Housing. In his spare time, Matt enjoys fishing, woodworking and spending time with his wife and brand new little one.
After graduating from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2016, Kiana launched her career as a field engineer with Hensel Phelps’ Pacific District. Kiana’s project portfolio extends from aviation to healthcare where she has worked on several projects including Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Mauka Concourse Extension, Kaiser Leeward Clinic MOB and most recently the Sand Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Treatment Phase I. As this year’s Miss Hawaii USA, Kiana spends her free time speaking at schools and events across the Hawaiian Islands, working out and giving back to the community.
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