February 14, 2022

Employ Humanity Best Place to Work

Employ Humanity Best Place to Work logo featuring a Michels paving crew

The pride we take in our ability to strengthen the world’s infrastructure would not be possible without our talented, hard-working people who make it happen. We endlessly seek additional ways to provide safe, rewarding and satisfying work experiences. We are honored to be selected as an Employ Humanity Best Place to Work winner.

Michels is among 187 companies across America to be named a Best Place to Work after receiving the highest evaluations in the following categories:

  • Top leadership
  • Culture
  • Employee development
  • Community impact
  • Overall excellence

Established in 1959 by Dale Michels in his hometown of Brownsville, WI, Michels has grown to 8,000 people working together in offices, shops, yards and project sites throughout the world.

“As much as we have grown and changed throughout the decades, we are fundamentally the same in many ways,” said Pat Michels, President and CEO. “Throughout our exponential, worldwide growth, we remain a family-rooted business guided by our core values. We are focused to our people, our purpose and our progress.”

What does it feel like to work at Michels?

  • Regardless of your job title, we help our people develop skills and talents needed to grow into more challenging positions. We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year.
  • We care about our people and their families. We offer competitive benefits focused on three areas of wellness: physical, financial and emotional. In addition, we offer many interactive, enlightening, and entertaining events and opportunities.
  • We value teamwork. From our most veteran employees to our newest additions, we believe everyone contributes to our success. We ask everyone to share experience, insights and ideas to continue to improve our operations and expand our capabilities.
  • We provide services most could not live without. All our people play an important role in our ability to serve the energy and infrastructure markets. From safe bridges to clean drinking water and reliable power grids to ways to heat homes, we do what’s needed to provide everyday essentials.

Employ Humanity is a national leader in employee development and culture design.

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