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Good place to work with great people
Painter/ Hydraulic Skid Unit Assembler (Former Employee) –  Lloydminster, AB9 June 2014
A typical day at work for me would be going into work at 7 am. Once there, I would clock in and go up to my bay. I would then go about my normal duties which consisted of:

- Preparing hydraulic drives and any other necessary pieces to be painted.
- Moving and sorting out my bay with different pieces of equipment
- Preparing spray-gun and PPE
- Painting all that needed to be
- Going back inside and helping co-workers with anything they need help with.
- Building hydraulic skid units/hydraulic drives

The hardest part of my job was all the manual lifting and moving of equipment. anywhere from 40-400 lbs. The most enjoyable part of my job was the people I worked with. They made my job a lot easier to enjoy over-all.
Pros
Long hours, free lunches here and there, great people to work with, decent pay
Cons
No job security, management is all over the place
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Lead hand of inspector in QC department (Former Employee) –  6415-75 St Edmonton ab T6E 0T39 January 2018
This is a very good company. Good management team. Your performance will be perfectly recognized.
Every employee do their job hard and perfectly.
The Gig system they built is in a very high performance.
Pros
no free lunch
Cons
long hour of over time
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good place to work
Lead Production technician (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB14 December 2017
excellent people , and good work enviroment for all the worker who work there, number one in safety , always taking care of their employees, multiculture place to work.
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