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Machinist / Millwright (Industrial Mechanic)

ALCO Industrial Equipment - Nisku, AB


Nisku, AB

ALCO Industrial Group, Field Service Department

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.

ALCO Industrial has provided Machining and Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) 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.

Industrial Equipment and Piping: Machinist / Millwright (Industrial Mechanic)

Job Description: This is primarily a field service position with shop work/support as needed.


  • Machinist / Millwright tickets (minimum 3-5 years experience)
  • Must have journeyman certificate in either trade with relevant experience in other

What we are looking for:

  • Knowledge operating portable line boring and portable welding machines or willing to learn
  • Strong knowledge and background in Machinist and Millwright (Industrial mechanic) trades
  • Strong client focus, proactive, and a desire to achieve results
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Must work well independently and unsupervised with excellent time management
  • Excellent attention to quality, accuracy and details
  • Ability to read and understand construction blue prints and drawings
  • Welding experience would be an asset
  • Overhead Crane Experience
  • Must be able to read/write/speak English fluently with good communication skills
  • Reliable transportation
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing / machine shop environment an asset but not required
  • Experience with hand tools
  • Must have safety boots
  • Must be able to do some lifting: Lift up to 50 pounds (not continuous)
  • Must have valid drivers license with a good driving record
  • Other general duties to be assigned
  • Able to travel to site locations as required (Camp stay may be necessary)
  • Previous experience, training and tickets for oil sands sites is preferable but not necessary
  • Availability for some overtime and weekends with flexible shifts


ALCO prides itself in it's safe working conditions and offers competitive wages and extensive Group Benefit Plan.

Job Type: Full-time (may entertain contract type employment which can lead to permanent)


  • Machinist
  • Millwright (Industrial Mechanic)
  • Journeyman certificate

ALCO Inc. has been an Alberta Company serving a multitude of clients for over 45 years. With our exciting growth and current demand within the industry, we are currently looking for Journeyman Red Seal Machinist to assist with the ongoing fast paced needs of our busy Nisku location.

Manual Boring Mill Operator - Journeyman Red Seal Machinist

What we're looking for:

  • Operate Manual machines as within your 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.
  • Required to work within very close tolerances.
  • Experience with York 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 fluently.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Experience with hand tools.
  • Must have safety shoes.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be able to do some lifting: Lift up to 50 pounds (not continuous).
  • Other various general duties to be assigned.


Equipment on hand that you will be required to operate


Boring Mill


  • CNC Cincinnati Gilbert with a 120”x244” Table
  • TOS with a 49”x 49” table with a 4” Spindle




  • Trak GHM7 NC Mill with a 78”x14” Table




  • Various Manual Lathes ranging from 12” -60” Swing with bed up to 18’ long.
  • CNC Vertical Lathe up too 110” swing




5 Years Minimum Experience on Manual and CNC Horizontal Boring Mill

G-Code an asset


ALCO prides itself in it's safe working conditions and offers competitive wages and extensive Group Benefit Plan.

Senior Field Technician

ALCO Gas & Oil Production Equipment has been an Alberta Company serving a multitude of clients for over 45 years. With our exciting growth and current demand within the industry, we are currently looking for a Senior Field Technician to join our team. If you are interested in a growing organization and positive team environment, this exciting career opportunity may be the perfect fit for you.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for performing advanced maintenance functions, procedures, activities and responsibilities associated with working on natural gas compression packages independently. Duties include leading and training other junior level technicians with servicing, troubleshooting, installation, and commissioning of natural gas fired engines, electric driven compressor packages and all process equipment ALCO Gas & Oil manufactures. The purpose of the Senior Field Technician is to acquire proficiency in performing advanced maintenance, new equipment installation, and overhaul actions with no supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Represents the company in a professional manner at all times while providing outstanding customer service.
  • Responsible for submitting accurate field service reports, expense reports, timesheets and other necessary paperwork daily.
  • Responsible for directing, coordinating, and performance of the job activities in a manner consistent with the project’s goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for providing full leadership and training to both new and junior level field Technicians and ALCO compression and power shop personnel.
  • All duties and responsibilities could include a large amount of domestic and international travel at short notice, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Provides input to Supervisor on personnel and materials needs to provide optimal job planning.
  • Lead and complete, accurate, and timely maintenance/overhauls of reciprocating engines and compressors
  • Independently lead installation of new units including commissioning and start-up inspections with no supervision.

Must posses plant process knowledge in:

  • Glycol Dehydration Packages
  • Refrigeration Packages
  • Amine Sweetening Facilities
  • Separator Packages
  • Fractionation Plants
  • Shell and Tube type heat Exchangers
  • Possess knowledge and ability to perform mechanical inspection using micrometers, pressure gauges, electronic diagnostic equipment and other specialty tools independently.
  • Must recognize and comply with Health, Safety and Environmental rules and policies that are applicable to each location.
  • Other duties assigned by manager.


  • Must have 8+ years applicable experience with proof of Certified Journeyman Interprovincial HD/Automotive Mechanic or Millwright.
  • Must have Engine and Gas Compressor experience or Process Equipment experience.
  • Process plant experience an asset
  • Proof of certification from CAT/ Waukesha (or equivalent)
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to engage, motivate and develop a team to achieve results and a positive, “can-do” attitude, is highly self-motivated, energetic, passionate and reliable.
  • Proven ability to proactively and effectively communicate with various cross functional stakeholders to achieve operational excellence.
  • Possess good driving habits and a clean Drivers Abstract.



ALCO adheres to excellent Safety Standards and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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