Posted on 09/14/2023

Rig Hand – Michels Trenchless Pty. Ltd.

Michels Trenchless Pty. Ltd. is part of the Michels Family of Companies, a global leader in energy and infrastructure construction. Michels has become a world leader in HDD by designing, building and mastering the use of powerful rigs and completing record breaking HDD projects. Our team has a world-class resume of successful projects and an eagerness to build our reputation and our team within Australia. Our people deliver consistent quality, safety, and performance. Do you? Our work improves lives. Find out how a career with Michels Trenchless can change yours.

As a Rig Hand, your key responsibility will be to work on Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) projects usually working in utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require worker with varied mid-level HDD experience to work under minimal supervision. Critical for success are the abilities to be a team player and to remain active and engaged in all work activities.

Why Michels Trenchless?

  • We expand the limits of and are a world leader in trenchless construction
  • We will never ask you to prioritise speed ahead of safety
  • We are family owned and operated, guided by our core values
  • We share experience and insights to develop industry leaders
  • We value and care about our people and their families, providing development opportunities and competitive benefits. 

Why you?

  • You are reliable, self-motivated, and goal oriented
  • You understand the immense responsibility and importance of safety
  • You want to take the lead with evolving technology
  • You enjoy knowing the best work requires a total team effort
  • You like to know your contributions are building a better future

What it takes:

  • High School Certificate and 1-3 years of experience working on or around HDD rigs, or similar experience
  • Australian Construction Induction Card (or ability to obtain)
  • Certificates in Drilling (or ability to obtain)
  • Additional licencing such as excavator, forklift, heavy truck, etc. Excavator ticket strongly preferred.
  • Must be eligible to work in Australia
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive pre-employment drug and alcohol screen and police check.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

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Michels Trenchless Pty. Ltd.
Michels Trenchless Pty. Ltd.
International Region | Wangaratta, VIC
Employment Duration
Full Time
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