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Posted on 10/26/2023

Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Michels Construction, Inc.

If you like variety and challenge and take satisfaction from knowing your work supports modern construction, consider joining the Michels Construction, Inc. team. Michels Construction, Inc. gets projects off to strong starts by designing and constructing foundations and industrial facilities. The end product might not be a focal point, but it will be essential. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels Construction, Inc. can change yours.

As a Heavy Equipment Mechanic your key responsibilities to perform high skilled and complex mechanical repairs on both light and heavy equipment. Inspect, analyze, plan and repair of OEM heavy equipment related to construction. Critical for success is the ability to work independently and, on a team, as well as communicate effectively.

Why Michels Construction, Inc.?

  • We support dynamic and growing industries
  • 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 are a part of the Michels family of companies – one of North America’s largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors
  • 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 have a high attention to detail
  • You enjoy coming up with solutions to solving problems

What it takes:

  • 3-5 years of experience in related mechanical repair and/or heavy equipment repair
  • Understanding of using parts books and service manuals
  • Forklift experience (desired)
  • Must possess a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record
  • Willingness to work under a union collective bargaining agreement
  • Travel occasionally to other states


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Michels Construction, Inc.
Michels Construction, Inc.
West Region | Tumwater, WA
Employment Duration
Full Time
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