EAST ALTON, Ill.  – Helmkamp Construction Co. has introduced an integral change to its organizational structure with the creation of a new position, general superintendent.

Brandon Howard (left, in above photo with President Rob Johnes) will fulfill the new role.

This position has been established so the company has a dedicated resource to help foster superintendent and warehouse success, as well as enhance coordination between field and office operations. Responsibilities include the hiring, development and coaching of superintendents, warehouse employees, and craftsmen, equipment management, labor management and labor relations.

Howard was recently awarded the General Contractor Field Team Member of the Year at the American Subcontractors Association Midwest Council’s awards gala in St. Louis, Mo. for his collaborative approach in working with project teams on job sites. Helmkamp won the 2024 General Contractor of the Year award in its category.