We're always searching for creative talent that wants to perform at the highest levels of construction and development.
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Safety Supplies Provided
Cell Phone Reimbursement
Paid Parental Leave
Office Gym Access
Company Vehicle (certain positions)
Marriott Owner Discount for Personal/Family Travel

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Competitive Health Insurance (Wellmark BCBS)
  • Dental Insurance with Vision Discount
  • Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Fun Company Culture
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Marriott Owner Discount for Personal/Family Travel
  • Safety Supplies Provided
  • Paid Holidays and PTO

Core Values

  • Timely and Responsive
  • Administrative Rigor
  • Observant
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Critical Thinking

About Nelson

Nelson Construction & Development is a real estate developer, investor, and general contractor located in Des Moines, Iowa.

Our twenty-one years of work include more than 4,800,000 square feet and $893,000,000 in both ground-up new construction as well as major award-winning historic renovations.

Our work spans many states, including Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Arizona with a focus on multifamily apartments, senior living assisted living and memory care units, as well as various hotel, retail, parking garage, and office projects.

Want to learn more?

Read about our story and the values that drive us.