Helm Group

Careers

Life At Helm: Build Your Career With Us. 

If you’re just looking for a job, you’ve probably come to the wrong place. If you want to bring your passion for excellence to a real career, welcome to Helm. 

Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear about an honest team environment in which people focus on personal and professional development and lifelong learning. You’ll learn about a place where you can create lasting friendships and enjoy the knowledge that opportunities for advancement are intentionally built into the company’s culture.

If you are a hard-working, energetic team player who thrives in an environment filled with challenges and continuous learning opportunities, Helm may well be your perfect career fit. From top to bottom, the company culture at Helm is family-like, respectful and supportive. Our team members work hard, but they are very well rewarded. They go home every day knowing their efforts are appreciated by all. 

New college graduates, we invite you to explore our Career Map to see how you can reach your full potential right here at Helm. 

Experienced prospective team members looking for the right opportunity with a successful, growing company, please check out our open positions and if interested, send us your resume using the form below.

College students seeking internships, we’re eager to help you learn about opportunities at Helm during the summer in our Internship Program  and Co-op program. Please contact us for more information.

Prospective trade Journeypersons, we would like to meet you, too. Please contact us to learn more about our hiring process. 

Future Trade Apprentices, please contact North America’s Building Trades Unions to start the conversation.

Make A Living – And A Life At Helm 

  • Exemplary, Caring, Collaborative Company Culture    
  • All For One, One For All Attitudes From C-Suite On Down   
  • Extremely Competitive Compensation and Benefits  
  • All People Are Valued and Respected 
  • Family-Led Company That Feels Like a Family  
  • Well-Capitalized and Stable Environment 
  • Once They Come, Many Team Members Never Leave 

Current Openings

Senior Project Manager – Mechanical: Must have a minimum of ten (10) years experience managing commercial projects with a mechanical scope, including sheetmetal, plumbing, and piping.  This position will be based in Sioux Falls, SD while reporting to our Omaha, NE office, and will manage multiple projects in this market.  Interested? Click on the job title to learn more and to apply.

Civil Structural Estimator: Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience developing detailed estimates for large concrete structures such as bridges, culverts, and storm systems. College degree or field experience required. This position will work in our Freeport, IL office. Interested? Click on the job title to learn more and apply.

Civil Highway Estimator: Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience developing detailed estimates for highway and other roadway projects. College degree or field experience required. This position will work in our Freeport, IL office. Want to learn more? Click on the job title to learn more and apply.

Civil Structural Project Manager: Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience managing highway and other roadway projects. College degree or field experience required. This position will work in our Freeport, IL office. Interested? Click on the job title to learn more and apply.

Service Planned Maintenance Sales Representative: Must have experience with customer relationship development and maintenance. Knowledge of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing systems, and components is preferred. This position will work in our Aurora, IL office, and covers the Chicagoland Territory. Want to learn more? Click on the job title to learn more and apply.

Lead Vehicle / Equipment Service Technician: Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the truck repair field, and hold a valid C.D.L. drivers license. This position will work in our Freeport, IL office. Interested? Click on the job title to learn more and apply.

Vehicle / Equipment Service Technician: Must have a minimum of one (1) year experience in the automotive/equipment maintenance field, and hold a valid C.D.L. drivers license. Knowledge and understanding of diesel engines is preferred. This position will work in our Freeport, IL office. Want to learn more? Click on the job title to learn more and apply.


Career Stories

“My career with Helm began when I was in high school where I interned during the summers in between my junior and senior years, which led to being offered a full-time position. I’ve been with the company for 6 years, and thankful to be part of a great culture, one that is supportive, hard-working, and doesn’t shy away from trying new and innovative ways of bringing efficiency to our work and projects. It’s a great feeling to drive past completed projects knowing that I worked with a great team and played an important role in its completion.”
Colbe Yoder, Estimator, Helm Mechanical

“Working at Helm offers an abundant amount of learning opportunities and resources to advance my knowledge and grow my expertise. My role within the Electrical division allows me to help expand this capability for Helm and work on a wide variety of exciting and complex projects. The company offers a collaborative and innovative environment and is an ideal place for ambitious individuals who want to succeed.”
Brian Hale, Superintendent, Helm Electric

“I started working at Helm as an intern in the Summer of 2017; after two summer internships I was offered a fulltime position in 2019 and have now been working at the company for 5 years. Helm is a fast-paced, family-oriented company with employees who inspire one another and are given opportunities to grow in their career path. An individual who is willing to challenge themselves daily and learn from their colleagues will have a successful career with Helm.”
Luke Schubert, Project Manager, Helm Civil 

“Helm is a company that is continually growing and allows each employee to grow with it; and provides unending opportunities for you to grow your career or seek out new interests. I began my career with Helm as an intern, and have now been here more than four years, I’m given many opportunities to learn from my colleagues and grow my experience as we tackle a wide range of complex projects for our clients.”
Rachel Scurlock, Sheetmetal Apprentice, Helm Mechanical


Helm is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.