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

Human Resources Assistant

Hughes Brothers, in Seward, NE, is seeking a full-time HR Assistant. Professionally administers all incoming calls and redirects accordingly; greets visitors, suppliers, customers and employees in a professional and friendly manner; provides administrative support to HR department and other departments as needed; processes and reconciles daily bargaining unit time and attendance and inputs paid time off; administers attendance policy and prompts disciplinary action for HR Manager as needed;  monitors and tracks FMLA; posts bargaining unit job bulletins, communicates changes and generates necessary paperwork for union and file tracking; reconciles monthly insurance billings; manages cabin schedule; maintains multiple spreadsheets and creates newsletters and flyers.

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

Associates degree in human resources or business discipline and two years’ experience or equivalent combination of both.  Prior human resources experience highly preferred.  Must have strong communication, computer skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Visit for more company information.  Postion open until filled.

Mail or email cover letter and resume to:    

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


No Immediate Openings

Accepting Applications for Future

2nd Shift Production Openings

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.