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Michels is an engineering, utility, design, and construction firm that fulfills the needs of the transportation, energy, distribution, and communication customers in the United States. The firm provides expertise in linking systems for transportation, energy, communication, and distribution. Michels employs more than 8000 employees and operates more than 40 offices worldwide. The company owns more than 13000 pieces of heavy construction equipment. Michels is involved in a variety of energy and infrastructure construction, including electrical power, transportation, pipeline, drilling and water, sewer, and tunnel construction. The firm provides highly competitive pay packages, healthcare benefits, and other perks to its employees. Michels was founded in 1959, and its headquarter is based in Brownsville, Wisconsin, United States.

Company - Private
$2B to $5B
Multiple locations
Specialty Trade Construction Companies, Heavy Construction & Civil Engineering Companies
What departments Michels employees work at?
other occupation39.9%
Management - Other23.3%
Claims / Appraisers / Investigators7.3%
General and Operations Managers6.6%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Michels employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Michels: Newcomers: 22%, Experiencers: 18%, Experts: 21%, Veterans: 39%. Michels employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Michels employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Michels: Alliant Energy, Henkels & McCoy, Kiewit Corporation. Typical Michels employees have worked at Alliant Energy.
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Alliant Energy
Henkels & McCoy
Kiewit Corporation
What industries did Michels employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Michels: Building Companies, Specialty Trade Construction Companies, Electrical & Wiring Installation Companies, Residential Building Construction Companies, Electric Utility Companies. Michels employees most likely come from a Building Companies industry background.
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Where did Michels employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Michels: Small: 39%, Medium: 19%, Large: 42%. Most Michels employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Michels study?
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Where did employees at Michels study?
Moraine Park Technical College
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Michels?
Time employed at Michels: <1: 11%, 1-3: 31%, 4-8: 36%, 9-13: 13%, 14-20: 5%, 20+: 4%. Most Michels employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Michels rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Michels: 83.3% Male and 16.7% Female. Age ratio at Michels: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 50%, 31-40: 23%, 41-50: 15%, 51-60: 9%, 60+: 3%. Michels rates - 7.3% less female than the industry average. Most Michels employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Michels rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Michels: high. Michels ranks high for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Michels employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Michels: Ahern, Henkels & McCoy, InfraSource, KS Energy, M. J. Electric, LLC. People who work at Michels most typically go on to work for the Ahern.
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Henkels & McCoy
KS Energy
M. J. Electric, LLC