Employee Benefit Solutions for Construction Companies

Hiring in the construction sector is no easy feat. What’s even more challenging? Retaining the talent you do have.

Getting your employees to a work job site is just one step, but keeping them safe, healthy and satisfied while working for you is an ongoing effort.

We get where you’re coming from.

We help employers in the Construction industry with:


Recruiting keeps you up at night – especially as you battle against larger businesses in the talent war and struggle to find skilled employees in construction.


Retaining skilled employees is a challenge due to the intensity of working in construction and the competitive nature of the industry.


Your employees lack an understanding of the value your benefits provide — and are unsure how to maximize them.

Employee Health

Your employees are prone to health challenges and chronic conditions due to the nature and schedule of work.

Proactive Care

Employees choose to delay or skip annual preventive care due to poor perception of benefits, leading to major complications.


You’re working with limited budgets outside of your control — continually being asked to do more with less when it comes to compensation and benefits.

Our Solutions

We think outside the box and implement solutions that make a difference for our Construction clients.

Benefits Consulting
Benefits Administration
Benefits Communication
Benefits & HR Compliance
Concierge Employee Support
HR Outsourcing

Totem’s solutions change the way employers in the Construction sector approach benefits.


decrease in employee turnover


in savings on medical spend


increase in the perception of benefits


increase in employee engagement

Why Employers of Choice Choose Totem

Not simply canned insurance

The plan designs Totem recommends are designed to fit our employees’ needs instead of simply canned insurance programs. They are very organized and make it easy for our employees to find information.

—Alex Marcus, President
Dahmes Stainless

Easy to work with

I genuinely don’t know of anything Totem can do better. Totem provides great customer service and they are knowledgeable, friendly, and easy to work with.

—Director of Human Resources,
Elgin Mayfield Houston County Schools

The best customer service I have experienced

The team at Totem leans into every question and need we have, always reaching in to share the load. This is the best customer service I have experienced from a business partner/vendor in my career.

—Vice President of Talent Management
Marco’s Pizza

They look out for our best interest

Our Totem team is great and provides top notch service. They look out for our best interest and work hard to advocate for our employees in various markets. They are very proactive to ensure we are well informed of market trends.

—Assistant Superintendent for HR and District Operations
Public School District


Our Mission

Be there for everyone.

You want to make sure no employee gets left behind — but you want to make sure to protect your bottom line too.

With a proven track record of delivering 8% to 29% in annual savings to clients who adopt our engineered health benefits that leverage data and best practice — we help you offer a winning benefits package, all while lowering your costs.