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Posted on 08/07/2023

Heavy Directional Drilling Mechanic

Improving America’s infrastructure isn’t for the weak. It takes grit, determination, and hard work to execute high impact projects. Michels Corporation engages 8,000 people and 18,000 pieces of heavy equipment in our insatiable drive to be the best. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career as a Heavy Directional Drilling Mechanic can change yours.

As a Heavy Directional Drilling Mechanic, your key responsibilities will be to repair and maintain mechanical equipment on drill rigs such as engines, motors, and conveyor systems. This position will also be responsible for performing minor work on equipment such as changing clutches, filters, oil, hinges, service engine etc.

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors
  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 401(k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan. Depending on your positions and location you may participate in a different benefit plan.  

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You enjoy keeping up-to-date on your mechanical knowledge and aptitude in regards to the ongoing development of new engines and equipment
  • You like to tackle projects head-on; find the problem, fix the problem, and watch it drive away ready to get back to work

What it takes:

  • 2+ years of related mechanical experience
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to provide own hand tools
  • 6 months prior welding experience (Desired)
  • Completion of a Diesel Equipment Mechanical Technical Program (Desired)
  • A valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles you may be driving and an acceptable driving record 


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Michels Corporation
Brownsville Yard
Midwest Region | Lomira, WI
Employment Duration
Full Time
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