Posted on 08/21/2023

Heavy Equipment 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 Equipment Mechanic can change yours.

As a Heavy Equipment Mechanic, your key responsibility will be to perform basic tasks in repairing and maintaining construction equipment. You will perform preventative maintenance and maintain functional condition of equipment by repairing engine failures, replacing parts, repairing body damage, 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 position 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 strong attention to detail
  • You enjoy working independently

What it takes:

  • 0-3 years of experience performing related mechanical repairs 
  • 1 year of heavy equipment mechanic experience (desired) 
  • Diesel Mechanic Program completion (desired) 
  • Basic computer proficiency (desired) 
  • Ability to move/operate heavy equipment (desired)
  • Forklift experience (desired) 
  • Ability to provide own basic hand tools


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Michels Corporation
Corporate Yards
Midwest Region | Milwaukee, WI
Employment Duration
Full Time
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