We believe learning isn’t limited to a classroom. It takes place in training, career advancement, and on-site.


Here at Kimbel, we want to develop and prepare our future workforce. Individuals can obtain paid work experience, classroom instruction, and a portable, nationally-recognized credential through our apprenticeship program with Northwest Arkansas Mechanical School. This program gives you hands-on experience that’ll go toward furthering your career opportunities while simultaneously earning a paycheck.

Learn more and apply today by visiting our Apprenticeship page.

Career Advancement

Kimbel is dedicated to investing and growing its employees throughout all areas of life. To do this, we have a dedicated program with the sole emphasis being employee development. This involves preparing and equipping employees while enabling folks to capture their full potential as they grow within the organization.

Travis Keller currently serves as Kimbel Mechanical Director of Career Advancement. Travis brings nearly twenty years of industry experience and expertise, including five years with a specific focus in the Construction Industry. In addition to this experience, Travis holds a degree in Business Administration from Carson-Newman University.

We believe in teaching skills at every level.

Kimbel Academy is our internal learning platform that provides continuing education to employees at all stages.
This platform gives Kimbel team members immediate access to skills training, safety toolboxes, and much more.

A core piece of Kimbel is our dedication to safety. Whether on-site, in the office, or going to and from, our employees’ and subcontractors’ wellbeing is our top priority.


Our Career Development Program aims to provide people at all construction industry levels with a professional, supportive structure, using teaching, coaching, and mentoring to learn and apply LEAN principles. Understanding LEAN principles and concepts allows us to build all projects competitively, effectively, and profitably.

For our employees to embrace LEAN principles, we offer an 8-month, personalized training course helping each person identify and understand their natural work style and “personal perspective.” This course helps employees develop a proactive work style, develop personal leadership and management skills, and develop interpersonal leadership, communication, and cooperation skills. These skills are essential and necessary to become more effective and productive in tomorrow’s construction industry.