An award-winning workplace.
In the last 15 years, we’ve won 29 best-place-to-work awards from three separate organizations, each based on comprehensive workplace evaluations and employee input. Find out why.
To build lasting relationships, create meaningful experiences and help our clients achieve groundbreaking results.
To be a world-class builder of projects, people and relationships.
Drive, self-motivation and working hard are attributes for success. Positive energy toward the completion of goals, project success, creating a high-performing team atmosphere and peer accountability embody our proactive approach.
Credit is shared, and team success is valued over self. Success is defined collectively rather than individually. We build confidence and we stay humble.
Common sense prevails with clients, trade partners and peers. We ask good questions, work collaboratively, listen and stay engaged. The art of being people-smart shows good judgment and intuition around group dynamics.
“I love Skender! I immediately felt part of the team and comfortable going to anyone with a question or just to say hi! I see why Skender is the "A" standard. They constantly strive to be better -- not just in the product we build but the work environment and culture.”
“I was drawn to Skender's benefits, culture, and overall atmosphere. Skender has a very welcoming, relaxing, and stress-free work environment. The fact that they put their people first is the kicker. I am so blessed to be a part of this wholesome family and will do my part to ensure it continues to flourish from here.”
“Company culture matters a lot to me and I think Skender's is among the best because of its focus on relationships, learning and collaboration. We all work hard together to continually raise the bar and make our clients happy.”
“I'm really enjoying my time here at Skender. I've already learned a lot, and I know that there are endless opportunities ahead. The work ethic here is infectious. Everyone takes responsibility for their work, which makes everyone want to work harder.”
“One thing that immediately stood out to me at Skender was the high level of comradery and focus on working together as a team. I love that we cheer our project teams on when they're heading out to project pitches and I love that we celebrate each other's wins! Everyone here seems to be incredibly genuine and eager to be successful.”
“It’s refreshing to come to work every day and be surrounded by a great team that offers so much team support. I am continually impressed with the team environment that exists from the front desk to the field, and everywhere in between.”
Life at Skender.
Inspiring and impressing our clients begins with a smart and healthy team. In other words, good people working hard together to deliver results. At Skender, we encourage our team to bring their whole selves to work, to think big, to ask tough questions and to never stop learning. There’s a feeling you get when you walk in the door–it’s dynamic, high-energy and fun.
Who we are in the world.
We recognize our influence on the world around us, and we enthusiastically embrace our responsibility to our people, our communities, our business and our environment. We know that a diverse team is a strong team, that a healthy work-life balance enables peak performance and that a commitment to sustainability is a vital part of a construction company with integrity. You have to be different to make a difference. Discover how we stand out from the crowd.
- Respect for people
- Diversity, equity and inclusion
- Building high-performing teams
- Work-life balance
- Competitive and total compensation
- Health, wellness and safety
- Career development to enable potential
Learning & Development
A place to grow.
A career at Skender is defined by opportunity. We value education and professional development for all team members, and we have put structures in place to ensure that all of our people are supported as they learn and grow. We offer dynamic training and onboarding, provide mentorship, share subject matter expertise and much more. However you prefer to learn, there’s a path for you here.
Avenues for success.
We’re proud to offer our team members the opportunity to progress in their careers, to take on greater responsibilities and to develop new skills and capabilities. No matter where you’re starting from, there’s a way forward for you at Skender.
Project Engineer I
Launch your career in one of Skender’s many markets by maintaining project documentation and schedules and performing routine aspects of field or cost engineering.
Assistant Project Manager
Take on more advanced and independent assignments as a project engineer.
Move into management and maintain profit, quality, safety and schedule of construction projects.
Senior Project Manager
Take responsibility for projects and outcomes. Direct, supervise, and prioritize work.
Call the shots! Lead team members in various project and field management capacities.
Gain valuable experience by assisting with site coordination, project documentation, scheduling and safety.
Take the next steps in your career by managing the on-site activities of a project to ensure timely and safe completion.
Take on greater supervisory responsibilities for on-site teams; work with owner, architect and other project participants.
Director of Field Operations
Cultivate high-performing teams, establishing and promoting a culture consistent with Skender’s vision and core values.
Start from a solid foundation.
If you’re a construction student looking to gain experience as you launch your career, check out our internship program. There’s no better place to begin.
- Meaningful, real-world work experience in the field and office
- Access to senior leadership and project team leaders
- Career development, learning perspectives and new skills
- Professional network-building opportunities
- A competitive edge in the job market
- An understanding of the different career journeys in construction
- A path to becoming a Skender employee after graduation
Holistic benefits for whole people.
We’re committed to providing our team members with the tools and training they need to grow in their careers–and with the benefits that empower them to thrive as people. Below are just some of the benefits we offer.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Disability and life insurance
Dependent care FSA
Employee assistance program
Generous vacation and sick time
Employee referral program
Charitable gift matching
New hire mentorship program