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ALCO Industrial Group, Field Service and Machine Shop

At ALCO we take pride in what we do and stand behind our work. We are committed to offer quality products, prompt service, and customer satisfaction, all at competitive prices. ALCO Industrial has provided Machining services to numerous industries in and around Alberta. With the backing of our large in-house machine and fabrication facilities, our fully equipped tool trucks and portable machining equipment there isn’t a job or project too big or too small for us to handle.

What we're looking for: 

  • Journeyman Red Seal Machinist
  • 10 Years Industrial and Oil & Gas Manual and Field Machining Experience
  • Knowledge in Portable milling, Line boring, Automated bore welding and machining Pipe Flanges Spools
  • Extensive working knowledge of CNC Fanuc Controllers 10 Years and Newer for both Mill and Lathe

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Available to work as required in the field
  • Experience with line boring machining and bore welding
  • Ideally experienced with supervisory level work in the field
  • Good client facing skills and relationships
  • Operate Manual lathe, mill and grinding machines as within your scope of education and qualifications and with all safety precautions in place
  • Change and set cutting tools. Modify and grind tools as required
  • Adjust feeds and speeds for maximum efficiency
  • Measure and inspect parts to ensure dimensions are within tolerance
  • Work within very close tolerances
  • Experience with York, Climax and Bortech equipment would be ideal but not necessary
  • Read, study and interpret engineer drawings, blueprints, manuals, specifications, charts and tables
  • Overhead Crane Experience
  • Must be able to read/write/Speak English.
  • Promote the safety program to all employees
  • Conduct Job Hazard Analysis Worksheets as required
  • Complete daily progress reports and job reports
  • Participate in maintaining all equipment in the machine shop in accordance with company preventative maintenance program
  • Responsible for ensuring all company policies and procedures are followed, including QC, QA and HSE.
  • Reliable transportation
  • Experience with hand tools
  • Must have safety shoes with 6” ankle coverage
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be able to do some lifting: Lift up to 50 pounds (not continuous)
  • Other various general duties to be assigned

Position Details:

  • Full Time (40hrs)
  • Friendly and team orientated atmosphere
  • Benefits package (after 3 months)

ALCO is looking for someone to join their team, not just fill a position.

At ALCO we take pride in what we do and stand behind our work. We are committed to offer quality products, prompt service, and customer satisfaction, all at competitive prices. Our qualified professionals offer a variety of services such as; manufactured rigging equipment, handling tools, automated, pneumatic, hydraulic, mobile & electronic equipment, oilfield, mining, power utility & forestry product re-certification, field services fleets, custom product design and modification

Job Description:

The Estimator will perform take‐offs from Machining / Manufacturing drawings and or perform walk down inspections to calculate the costs of labour and material for machining / manufacturing work in accordance with customer processes and procedures.

The job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Gathering and retaining current and accurate data on costs of goods, materials, market labour and equipment rates from suppliers and sub‐trades
  • Soliciting supplier quotation for material, equipment and sub‐trade quotations, whether internal with ALCO Divisions or from an external supplier
  • Attending pre‐tender meetings, including estimate reviews and tender closings
  • Assist in preparing detailed, accurate, professional quotes by calculating material and labour costs with, equipment and labour rates for tender verification
  • Identifying the most competitive methods based on scope of work analysis
  • Reviewing and evaluating proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and the content to quote
  • Quantifying all aspects of the tender document, including tender requirements, written specifications and project drawings
  • Reviewing estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to final quotation
  • Preparing final estimate summaries, ensuring they address scope, pricing and comprehensiveness
  • Review quote estimates with Senior management as appropriate or as directed to by management
  • Preparing tender for construction revision and costs impact
  • Preparing and scheduling cost impact for tender to construction

What are we looking for?

We're looking for engaged individuals that are adaptable to a changing environment, take pleasure in learning, and enjoy working with others, and continuing to make ALCO great.


  • 5- 10 years Estimator with Machining and Manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Machining, Millwrighting & Mechanical aptitude or technical inclination required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Un-yielding commitment to customer service
  • Team approach to achieving high performance
  • Self-management with the drive to succeed and achieve goals
  • Independent ability to evaluate situations, solve problems, and make decisions
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Recognition and ability to effect change and contribute to the organization's goals
  • Computer proficiency and organizational skills
  • Energetic and positive with a willingness to grow skill set
  • Excellent time management
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Project, SAP would be a benefit
  • Able to travel to site locations is required


  • College diploma or millwright/machinist ticket
  • Minimum 5 years’ Estimating Machining / Manufacturing Experience
  • Clean Drivers abstract

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