Indigenous Recruitment

Indigenous Recruitment

Commitment and vision
Michels Canada believes it is important for Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous to work together in a positive manner. As one of the most progressive pipeline companies in Canada, we are committed to forging a strong partnership with Indigenous Peoples and to providing opportunities for Indigenous Peoples to have careers in the pipeline construction sectors.

Employment opportunities
Michels Canada understands the importance of all Indigenous and non-Indigenous setting the stage in a positive manner for the current and future workforce. We aggressively work to develop new and innovative ways to address issues related to Indigenous recruitment and retention. We are proud to offer an Aboriginal training program, apprenticeships, and seasonal and full-time employment opportunities.

How to apply
Apply online. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify when submitting applications or completing orientation packages for positions with Michels Canada. Voluntary self-declaration enables Michels Canada to evaluate how to better utilize resources and implement further Indigenous employment initiatives.

After photo from using a spray application of geopolymer mortar to rehabilitate of a utility hole.

Sewer and Water Rehab

Ocean Park Trunk Utility Hole Rehabilitation

BC

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Ocean Park Trunk Utility Hole Rehabilitation

Michels Canada completed a 117-metre long, 2,121-mm diameter tunnel as an outfall for a new wastewater treatment plant on Vancouver Island.

Tunneling

McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall

BC

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McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant outfall

Using a spray applied geopolymer mortar lining, the Michels crew structurally rehabilitated 165 metres of the 2900 x 1825mm corrugated steel pipe-arch storm sewer.

Sewer and Water Rehab

West Humber River Trail Storm Sewer Rehabilitation

ON

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West Humber River Trail Storm Sewer Rehabilitation

Michels was the Prime Contractor on the FortisBC Coastal Transmission System Project in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.  The 11 kilometre project consisted of 36-inch and 42-inch new pipe construction in a heavily urban environment.

Direct Pipe

FortisBC Coastal Transmission System

BC

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FortisBC Coastal Transmission System

Michels performed a pilot study to rehabilitate a deteriorating segment of 2,642-millimetre diameter sanitary sewer, approximately 30 metres long.

Sewer and Water Rehab

16th Ave Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation

ON

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16th Ave Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation

Michels constructed a 36.2 km (22.5-mile), 30-inch pipeline for the Thornbury section of the Liege Lateral Loop 2.

Directional Drilling

Liege Lateral Loop 2

BC

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Liege Lateral Loop 2

Michels built a 148-metre long, 1.8-metre diameter tunnel under the Mary Hill Bypass, a major four-lane highway in the Vancouver metropolitan area, to house a 1.5-metre diameter water main.

Tunneling

Port Mann Main No. 2

BC

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Port Mann Main No. 2

The parallel tunnels both run a length of 1500m at a below ground depth of approximately 14m in Saskatoon.

Tunneling

McOrmond Drive Sanitary & Sewer

SK

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McOrmond Drive Sanitary & Sewer

Michels installed a new 500 metre crossing of NPS 30 pipe beneath the river using horizontal drilling technology (HDD).

Directional Drilling

Moberly River Crossing

BC

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Moberly River Crossing

Directional Drilling

Western Alberta System Mainline Loop Rocky View Section

AB

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Western Alberta System Mainline Loop Rocky View Section

Directional Drilling

McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant HDD

BC

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McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant HDD

Michels Canada performed an emergency horizontal directional drill (HDD) of 469 metres. The project was a 5-string bundle of 4-inch, 8-inch and three 12-inch pipes.

Directional Drilling

Pouce Coupe River Crossing

BC

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Pouce Coupe River Crossing

Michels Canada used Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) to install a 36-inch steel pipe under Deadhorse Creek.

Directional Drilling

Line 3 Replacement Deadhorse Creek Crossing

Manitoba

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Line 3 Replacement Deadhorse Creek Crossing

Michels was subcontracted to provide all labour, equipment and materials required to complete two 36-inch diameter Horizontal Directional Drills (HDDs) on the King's North Connection Project, an 11-kilometre pipeline project.

Horizontal Directional Drilling

King's North Connection Project HDD

ON

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King's North Connection Project HDD

Michels completed 49.6 km natural gas pipeline constructed in Ontario's HydroOne corridor.

Direct Pipe

GTA Mainline

ON

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GTA Mainline

Michels installed Seven 42-inch heavy wall pipeline trenchless crossings.

Directional Drilling

Northern Courier Crossings

BC

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Northern Courier Crossings

Michels drilled a 966-metre, 36-inch hole under the North Saskatchewan River to simultaneously install a 24-inch welded steel pipeline segment and two strands of 1 1/4-inch polyethylene conduit containing fiber optic cables.

Directional Drilling

North Saskatchewan River

AB

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North Saskatchewan River

Cured-in-Place Pipe

Saskatoon East and West Lining

Saskatchewan, Canaada

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Saskatoon East and West Lining

Michels constructed a 63 kilometers of 36-inch from Killam to Hardisty.

Mainline Pipeline

E2H

AB

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E2H

Michels completed a Microtunneling project for the city of Edmonton.

Tunneling

Big Lake W14

AB

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Big Lake W14

Michels used HDD to complete a 800 metre of 12-inch pipe installation under the St. Lawrence River.

Directional Drilling

St. Lawrence River Crossing

ON

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St. Lawrence River Crossing

Michels was prime contractor for installation of a power cable duct under False Creek in conjunction with the Vancouver City Central Transmission Project.

Directional Drilling

Vancouver City Central Transmission

BC

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Vancouver City Central Transmission

Horizontal Directional Drilling

Ocean Sciences Center

Canada

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Ocean Sciences Center