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Q & A with Vice President, Steve Abernathy

Q: How has your Midwest Mole career unfolded? What makes Midwest Mole special?A: I originally started here in March 2009. I believe in what we do, and I believe in our capabilities. We know how to rise up to challenges, we develop good relationships, and we know how to solve problems. We also know how […]

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Midwest Mole Shop Capabilities

There isn’t a “typical” day in Midwest Mole’s shop. There’s always a lot going on, and everything can change at a moment’s notice. We have to remain fluid. The most common tasks we have in our shop are performing scheduled maintenance, along with fixing hydraulic and electrical systems. That said, we take care of some […]

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Q & A with Project Manager, Brian Brown

Q: How long have you been with Midwest Mole? What do you enjoy about your job? A: I started back in May 2015. I love the sense of accomplishment I get from the entire process — starting a job, working through the problems, and resolving it. I always enjoy seeing that tangible progress. Also, the […]

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Q & A with Mechanic Eddie Saylor

Q: What is your role at Midwest Mole, and how has that experience been for you? A: I first started working here in November 2007. I came here straight out of high school. I started as a laborer, and I did that for about five and a half years. Then, I changed roles and came […]

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Fitness & Health at Midwest Mole

When walking through the Midwest Mole office, you might find it surprising when you come across our on-premise fitness center. We have an expansive selection of weight lifting equipment, as well as several options for cardio machines and stretching space. Physical health is a major component of our organizational values. For our crews to do […]

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Why Go Trenchless?

Are you planning an underground utility or drainage project? One of the first significant decisions to make is whether open cut or trenchless is the best option. Often enough, external conditions decide for you. Due to existing infrastructure that may be above where the new installation needs to go, there may not be enough room […]

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Q & A With Joe Butor – Operations Manager

Q: How long have you been with Midwest Mole, and what has your experience here been like? A: I started here in February 2005, and then I worked here until February 2013. Then, I went with another company for three years, and came back in February 2016. I really enjoy working with the team that […]

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The Importance of Safety at Midwest Mole

In any construction field, safety is of the utmost importance, and that’s even more true for a trenchless tunneling company like Midwest Mole. If you’re going to spend the majority of your workday underground, you need to know that the tunnel you’re working in is safe, and that your co-workers have all the knowledge and […]

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Who Fits the Midwest Mole Mold?

We readily admit that the work we do at Midwest Mole is not for everyone. Our work is challenging, and it goes without saying that you’ll likely get more than just your hands dirty. But at the same time, we believe that work should be rewarding and enjoyable, instead of being something you dread when […]

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Opportunity Knocks, Midwest Mole Answers ― One Wild Weekend in the Nation’s Capitol

In our industry, you never know when you’ll meet a new client, or forge a valuable new relationship. Several years ago, we were at a trade organization convention in Phoenix, Arizona, and a contractor stopped by our booth to see if we could provide a pricing quote for a large project in Washington, D.C. We […]

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