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Estimator/Inside Sales

June 2017


Estimator/Inside Sales

Fort McKay, Alberta



Weldco Heavy Industries is a steel repair and fabrication facility located in the heart of Alberta’s oil sands and is currently recruiting an Estimator/Inside Sales person.  This role will appeal to an individual with a welding and sales background in heavy equipment combined with a mechanical and technical aptitude.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning, estimating and scheduling of the maintenance, repair and breakdown projects,
  • Analyze,schedule and prepare critical path schedule and identify any schedule slippage,
  • React to urgent situations by assisting in the reassignment of available resources effectively to meet deadlines,
  • Prepare and provide information on various forecasts, reports and plans on a daily/weekly/monthly basis,
  • Analyze the impact to project schedule when delays are brought forth by other functions (e.g. material delay, manpower delay, weather, etc.)
  • Provide backup coverage to Sales and production assistant when required.
  • Attend and contribute information during team meetings with regards to current/outstanding and/or weekly process.



A minimum of five-years as a Journeyman Welder and experience in heavy equipment is preferred.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be an assertive self-starter,
  • Good understanding of welding fabrications, types of welding processes, mechanical principles, rebuild practices and types of steel
  • Continuous quality/process improvement
  • Successful project delivery
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Reside in Fort McMurray
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety



NOTE - All final candidates are required to complete a successful criminal records check.  Successful candidates will undergo a pre-employment medical, drug & alcohol evaluation upon hiring









Weldco Companies is a subsidiary of IDC (Inuvialuit Development Corporation), and is 100% Inuvialuit owned. Weldco provides Employment and Career Development opportunities for its beneficiaries and employees. 


Applications for this position may be kept on file for twelve months and may be considered for future positions within Weldco or IDC.  Your interest in Weldco is appreciated.  Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  No phone calls please. 


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