Fabrication Shop Opportunities

Crux is a full services geotechnical exploration and construction company, combining innovative equipment and techniques to provide services on some of the most challenging projects in the industry.

Rooted in problem solving and Industry advancement, Crux’s success relies heavily on our ability to fabricate and modify custom tools and equipment that allow us to solve unique project challenges for our customers. Our drilling operations are supported by a full in-house fabrication facility in addition to engineering, geology and construction management.

Shop Positions

  • Equipment Engineer: Designs new equipment or modifications to existing equipment. Assures the proper level of safety and performance in equipment.

  • Fluid Power Technician: Designs, repairs and maintains hydraulic systems. Assists in inventory management of hydraulic components.

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic: Builds, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains heavy equipment. Utilizes mechanical, welding, electrical, and fluid power skills.

  • Machinist: Operates and programs CNC lathes and milling machines, operates manual machines including mills, lathes, grinders, saws, etc.

  • Welder/Fabricator: Fabricates and welds equipment components and maintains/repairs existing equipment. Primarily uses GMAW (Mig), GTAW (Tig) and brazing processes to join mild steel, alloys and aluminum.

  • Field Mechanic: On larger jobs or in urgent repair situations the field mechanic troubleshoots, repairs and maintains heavy equipment. Utilizes mechanical, welding, electrical, and fluid power skills on job sites often in remote areas.

  • Shop Laborer: Assists shop staff in day-to-day operations. Duties include maintain small engines and power tools, cleaning equipment, forklift operations, job perp, and general housekeeping.


Health Care:
Medical, Dental Insurance

Disability Insurance:
Short-term, Long-term

Financial Plans:
401(k), Roth and Traditional

Survivor Benefits:
Basic Life Insurance/AD&D

Sick Leave, Vacation, Holidays


Here at Crux, we have a Commitment to Safety. When combining remote-access locations with helicopters and heavy machinery, accidents are not an option. Crux goes to great lengths to identify hazards, eliminate and mitigate these hazards where possible, and provide our crews with constant, up-to-date training. Whether relating to worksite cleanliness and safety, environmental protection, or crisis management, you can be assured that Crux employees will always be fully prepared. The way we see it, safe operations are essential to providing the highest value to our clients, our employees, and our stakeholders.


Meet Hank Fisher, our in-house Equipment Engineer! Hank started his career with Crux in 2014 as a Shop Mechanic before deciding to go back to school and complete a degree in Mechanical Engineering. As the Equipment Engineer, Hank designs and manages the fabrication and assembly of the unique drilling equipment we operate on our job sites.

“My favorite part of working for Crux is knowing that we are supported in finding solutions to the project challenges we encounter. The equipment we need to complete our jobs in the most efficient and safest way is always changing and we get to keep up with that.”

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