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Life at HEI

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Being Part of the HEI Family

As we’ve grown and achieved continued success, we’ve maintained the small-company culture that got us here, celebrating our employees’ professional and personal milestones as well as giving them opportunities to work on a wide range of projects within their fields of interest. We foster a work-life balance that helps us commit to quality work and grow professionally. 

Being part of the HEI family means working hard and finding innovative solutions to fit our clients’ needs. It also means feeling welcome at company events, such as tailgating and office outings; giving back to our communities through volunteering; and engaging in professional and community organizations. 

To learn more about who we are and what we do at HEI, watch the video below.



Our employees do great work exhibiting HEI's core values, which have resulted in our firm achieving the following: 
  • ENR Ranked HEI among Top 500 Design Firms in 2021
  • Prairie Business Magazine has listed HEI among the 50 Best Places to Work every year since 2014. The listing is based on anonymous employee survey responses to questions related to workplace culture, opportunities for employee growth, teamwork, employee morale, and more.

Our Core Values

HEI is continuously seeking talented candidates who support our firms’ core values: being client-focused, being committed to excellence and quality, and striving to be the ideal team player.

Core Values Graphic

Collectively, we are engineers, scientists, GIS specialists, programmers, and surveyors providing innovative and cutting-edge solutions to public, private, and non-profit clients. Our work improves the quality of life within our communities, within our core markets, and beyond. Our goals are only attained through a talented and engaged team that shares our values. Knowing that we take great pride in our biggest asset—our people. We strive to provide opportunities for our team to engage within their community and maintain a healthy balance between life at work and at home.

Building relationships and improving the quality of life in our communities are what drives us here at HEI. We strive to deliver responsible, cost-efficient, and sustainable solutions for our clients’ civil infrastructure, environmental, technological, and planning challenges.

As a multidisciplined infrastructure solutions and consulting firm, we operate in multiple locations throughout the Upper Midwest. Having been in business since 1968, we have provided outstanding client service and effectively managed our business strategy resulting in sustained growth for the organization for more than fifty years.

We're proud that many of our employees have been with us for several decades. This longevity is a cornerstone of the success of our firm built on trusted relationships with our clients. Our commitment continues to be meeting our client needs and providing an engaging (and fun!) atmosphere for our employees.

Join our talented team as we are here to start, grow, and support your career!