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Michels' 8,000 people include some of the most dedicated, innovative and hard-working people in the industry. We are proud of our reputation for performing safe, high-quality work and for being recognized as the industry-leading contractor our customers know will exceed their expectations.

2022

ENR Top 400 Contractors

ENR Top 400 Contractors

27th Largest Contractor
6th among Petroleum Contractors
8th among Power Contractors
21st among Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts
43rd among Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors
15th among Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad

ENR Top 400 Sourcebook

ENR Top 400 Sourcebook

1st, Pipelines (Petroleum)
1st, Transmission and Distribution (Power)
2nd, Oil and Gas (Maintenance)
4th, Transmission Lines (Manufacturing, Telecom)
6th, Petroleum
6th, Oil and Gas Contractors
6th, Water Transmission Lines (Environment)
7th, Sanitary and Storm Sewers (Environment)
8th, Power (Power)
9th, Mixed Use (General Building)
19th, Highways (Transportation)
24th, Sewerage and Solid Waste (Environment)
24th, Water Supply (Environment)
48th, Transportation

Employ Humanity Best Place to Work

Employ Humanity Best Place to Work

Employ Humanity

Michels is among 187 companies across America to be named a Best Place to Work.

2021

ENR Top 400 Contractors

ENR Top 400 Contractors

28th Largest Contractor
5th among Petroleum Contractors
7th among Power Contractors
25th among Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts
20th among Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad

ENR Top 400 Sourcebook

ENR Top 400 Sourcebook

1st, Pipelines (Petroleum)
1st, Transmission and Distribution (Power)
2nd, Transmission Lines (Manufacturing, Telecom)
5th, Petroleum
7th, Power (Power)
8th, Sanitary and Storm Sewers (Environment)
11th, Mixed Use (General Building)
14th, Marine and Port Facilities (Marine)
20th, Highways (Transportation)
26th, Sewerage and Solid Waste (Environment)
44th, Water Supply (Environment)

113th, Top 250 Global Contractors

Arthur T. Everham Safety Award (first place)

Arthur T. Everham Safety Award (first place)

Distribution Contractors Association

Michels Utility Services, Inc. received first place for an outstanding safety program among contractors working more than 1 million hours.

2021 Trenchless Technology Project of the Year New Installation Honorable Mention: Sunoco Mariner East II - Spread 6 Trenchless Crossings

2021 Trenchless Technology Project of the Year New Installation Honorable Mention: Sunoco Mariner East II - Spread 6 Trenchless Crossings

Trenchless Technology

Michels mobilized to the Sunoco Mariner East II (SMEII) Spread 6 Project to construct parallel 16- and 20-in. pipelines.

ADSC Outstanding Safety Award

ADSC Outstanding Safety Award

Outstanding safety performance better than industry average for foundations construction.

ASA Chicago Bronze Safety Award

ASA Chicago Bronze Safety Award

ASA Chicago

Michels Construction, Inc. was honored for a commitment to creating a culture of safety.

Wisconsin Top Projects

Wisconsin Top Projects

The Daily Reporter

Michels Construction, Inc. rebuilt 1,250 feet of the South Breakwater of Sheboygan Harbor.

Golden Shovel Award

Golden Shovel Award

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Michels Road & Stone, Inc. was recognized for being instrumental to the success and process of the WisDOT Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program.

2020

Construction Risk Partners Build America Award

Associated General Contractors of America

Trenchless Technology Projects of the Year

Trenchless Technology Projects of the Year

Winner - New Installation (Bakken HDD)
Winner - Rehabilitation (Guam UV CIPP)

American Water Works Association (WI sector)

Project of the Year (CIPP Lining at Dane County Regional Airport)

ADSC Outstanding Safety Award

ADSC Outstanding Safety Award

Outstanding safety performance better than industry average for foundations construction.

Best New Utility Infrastructure Project

Associated General Contractors of America

Wisconsin Top Projects

Wisconsin Top Projects

The Daily Reporter

Michels was the general contractor and self-performed most of the work on the Kenosha Regional Airport Runway Extension and Reconstruction Project.

ENR Top 400 Contractors

ENR Top 400 Contractors

27th Largest Contractor
7th among Petroleum Contractors
11th among Power Contractors
25th among Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts
22nd among Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad

2019

Excellence in Construction - Large Contract

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Top 10 Roads

Roads & Bridges Magazine

Michels was part of the construction team responsible for reconstruction of the Zoo Interchange in Milwaukee County, which was named the No. 3 Road Project of 2019. The Zoo Interchange Core and Adjacent Arterials Reconstruction project rebuilt 7 miles of urban freeway and 4 miles of local roads. The project covered pedestrian, transit, car-pooling and bicycle facilities, making it the largest multimodal project in Wisconsin history.

Contract Mentoring & Business Development Award

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Construction Achievement Project of the Year

American Society for Construction Engineers (ASCE)

Project of the Year

New York State Society of Professional Engineers

Daily Reporter Top Projects

Daily Reporter Top Projects

I-94 Mainline (N-S Freeway South and Central Segments)

Pipe Line Contractors Association Inaugural Safety Excellence Award

Michels received the Pipe Line Contractors Association's inaugural 2019 Contractor Safety Excellence Award for demonstrating a commitment to safety excellence throughout the year.

2018

Environmental Stewardship

Phillips 66

Road Builder of the Year

Daily Reporter

Achievement of the Year

Tunnel Business Magazine

Top Projects

Daily Reporter

Q3 Award of Excellence

Hunzinger Construction Company