• RONALD G. KAMINSKI, P.E.

    Chief Executive Officer

    As Principal and Founder of HBK Engineering, LLC, Mr. Kaminski adds 20 years of Engineering, Construction and Management expertise to all aspects of the company. Since opening HBK in 1998, Mr. Kaminski has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the firm and led its expansion from Chicago to the East Coast and subsequent licensure to practice in 28 states.

  • Willard Evans, Jr.

    Chief Diversity Officer

    “We respect and support the fundamental value and dignity of all. Maintaining and celebrating an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences is key to working and living in a multi-cultural society.”

  • Sandra Arrendondo

    Chief Administrative Officer & Chief HR Officer

    “People are our most important asset and we are at our best when we attract, retain and develop talented people with diverse backgrounds and capabilities.”

2018 Workforce Diversity Statistics

Construct

“In the Construct program, I definitely got a ton of insight into the really wide range of tasks and roles that exist in the utility construction world that I had no idea existed before Construct. I was surprised how many opportunities there were for a woman to work in the field – I mean, actually working outside. I was drawn toward the possibilities of jobs in utility locating and different types of surveying. And without Construct, I never would have learned about the all the engineering/design-type jobs that are happening behind the scenes with any construction project – but that don’t require you to be an engineer. I was delighted to learn that my eye for detail and talent for exactness and precision were desirable traits in some positions.”
— Rebecca Blazer

HBK also believes in developing and maintaining a diverse employee base. Starting in 2013, HBK participated in the pilot for ComEd’s CONSTRUCT Construction Jobs Educational Program, taking an active role in shaping the program with seven other ComEd partners and four local community agencies. HBK has participated in the program every year since its start, helping the program students to better understand our work in the utility industry with the goal of providing the students with better tools to gain meaningful, long-term employment. Now in its fourth year, the program has grown to over twenty participating companies, with two additional major utilities as well as additional community agencies. The program has proven very successful as a job creation vehicle, yielding better than a seventy percent success rate in student hires in 2015.

Featured News

Construct 2018 Career Fair

The 2018 Construct class attended a career fair on Friday March 16th at Kennedy King College. Over 40 companies were present as candidates walked the space to speak to HR representatives of…

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North-Grand High School Career Day

On February 23rd, HBK Engineering employee, Camden Breeding P.E. presented at North-Grand High School to Mr. Richard Moore’s senior level Civil and Architectural Engineering class as part of an Engineering…

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    Employee Testimonials

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    Erin McGovern

    “I am a very proud lifetime Chicagoan who believes in the awesome potential of this city and all that it has to offer, but I also recognize the immense challenges that many of our young citizens face in their daily lives as they dream of brighter futures. I believe that it is our duty as a community to do all we can to care for and provide opportunity for our future leaders in any capacity we can. As a volunteer at Mercy Home, I have seen the incredible accomplishments achieved when a young person is given the encouragement and tools they need to succeed. It gives me great hope for the future of the city I love.”

  • Emily Dones

    Being a minority woman in STEM, I strive for an organization that not only focuses on diversifying the workforce, but also encourages differing beliefs, experiences, and ideas. HBK recognizes the importance of emphasizing a well-rounded environment through our diverse company culture and our commitment to community building.”

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Our community relationships are important to us. We understand that what we give and do now will affect our future. HBK is actively involved in various organizations that drive health, education, and safety. Our charitable contributions support communities across the nation. HBK proudly supports March of Dimes, Chicago Commons, Ann &Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, and many others.

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DIVERSE PARTNERS

HBK values its partnerships and understands the importance of giving all businesses the opportunity to compete fairly for business. We support minority owned and women owned businesses who are aligned in our commitment to improve our infrastructure in a safe and accurate manor.

Minority-Owned Businesses

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Women-Owned Businesses

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