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Posted on 08/25/2023

Millwright (MTBM Mechanic)

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MTBM Mechanic
Equipment & Yard Operations
Full-time, Temporary
Nisku, AB


Celebrating 60 years of People | Projects | Values around the world!

Michels is an established energy and infrastructure organization with 25 years in Canada. We support Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs.

We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment.

Michels Canada headquarters is based in Nisku, Alberta, Canada.


Michels Canada is looking for an MTBM (Micro Tunnel Boring Machine) Mechanic to support our tunneling and trenchless operations and conduct repairs and routine maintenance as required. 

In this role, you will work with the equipment superintendent, MTBM Mechanic and our MTBM Operators to complete inspections, repairs, fabrication and rebuilding of MTBM and general construction related equipment. This position requires you to maintain a positive and professional attitude, while upholding our commitment to safety at all times. This position is based in Nisku, AB. 


  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers. Follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions. 
  • Perform highly skilled and complex repairs to industry specific, heavy, and light duty construction equipment. 
  • Perform the duties of a mechanic performing hands on repairs in the yard and on site. 
  • Inspect and analyze equipment to recommend a repair plan and schedule.
  • Analyze and repair mechanical failures.
  • Record, file, and maintain records, reports, and daily work-related documentations.
  •  Other duties as needed.


  • Journeyperson trade certificate in relevant field such as Millwright, Heavy Duty Mechanic or other related discipline. 
  • Must be able to work in deep shafts (20+ meters) and narrow confined spaced (1.2m in diamater) for duration of shift 
  • Experience with troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems 
  • Must be able to work outside year round in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to regularly life and/or move 50 pounds and frequently life and/or move up to 55 pounds
  • Must have strong organization and communication skills.
  • Must possess a friendly attitude with a team player mindset.
  • Must demonstrate personal value commitment to safety


  • Experience troubleshooting Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems; experience with Allen Bradley PLC systems is an asset
  • Experience working on tunnel boring machines is an asset 
  • Experience working with Herrenknecht equipment and parts is an asset
  • Experience working on Derrick parts and equipment is an asset 
  • Experience working on Mission 2500 pumps is an asset
  • Experience with structural welding is an asset. 
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with others in a team setting as well as independently with limited supervision.


  • Journeyperson trade certificate in relevant field such as Millwright, Heavy Duty Mechanic or other related discipline.


  • Must be able to communicate verbally and through written language (by hand and digitally) in English.


We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. For other opportunities at Michels Canada, join us at

It is our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance and /or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruitment process, please send us an email to:

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Michels Canada
Infrastructure - Trenchless
Canada | Edmonton, AB
Employment Duration
Full Time
Job Posted