Valuable Opportunities

At Hughes Brothers, we work hardwork smartwork safely, and work together. If you enjoy working with a team full of comradery, consider Hughes Brothers, where you will be valued for your hard day's work. We provide career security, stability, advancement opportunities, competitive pay, a safe work environment, and a positive culture. 

See below for more information regarding current openings, future opportunities or to apply.




Average Tenure


Years of Combined Service


The company has been around for over 100 years, yet it's still growing, that’s amazing, I think. We are not stagnate or content to sit on our laurels, we want to keep getting better at what we do for the electric utility industry.

Larry Vandergriend, VP Engineering, Hughes Brothers

They are very community oriented. It’s nice to see something they have done for the community and say, “Hey, I work there, I was a part of that.

Roger Campbell, Lumber Grader, Hughes Brothers

To Apply

Download the fill-able Application PDF shown below, fill out the application, save & send the filled PDF with your e-signature to Other methods listed below.

Download Application

Apply in person at 210 N 13th Street during business hours
(M-F 7:00 am to 3:30 pm)

Mail resume to Human Resources, PO Box 159, Seward, NE, 68434

Questions or Comments?

Contact Chantel Denker, Vice President Human Resources  

P.O. Box 159 – Seward, NE 68434
Hughes Brothers Phone: 402-643-2991

Civil/Structural Engineer

Hughes Brothers, in Seward, NE, is adding a full-time Engineer. Designs steel and wood structures and components for the electric utility industry. Prepares cost analysis, quotations and bids on material manufactured by Hughes Brothers. Assists in structure and component full-scale testing. Travels to trade shows and assists with sales and technical support to utility customers.

This position will have a competitive salary based on education and experience, plus vacation, personal leave, 401(k), health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Civil Engineering required, with emphasis on steel design and EIT status. Two to five years related experience and/or training preferred; Knowledge of basic construction terminology or utility industry experience highly preferred. Ability to attain P.E. Certification for professional advancement. General knowledge of professional engineering practices. Familiarity with AutoCAD preferred. Excellent communication, organizational and computer skills required, experience with ERP software highly preferred. Visit for more company information.

Mail or email cover letter and resume to:    

Chantel Denker, PHR, SHRM-CP
Vice President Human Resources
PO Box 159
Seward, NE  68434 



FUTURE POSITIONS - 2nd Shift Production

Hughes Brothers, in Seward, NE, is accepting applications for future 2nd shift helper positions. The position works 3:30 pm to Midnight, Monday through Friday. This is a bargaining-unit, hourly position. Starting rate of pay is $25.79 per hour, with top being $26.59 after training period. Work performed in factory environment, requires prolonged standing, frequent heavy lifting, reaching, twisting, and bending.