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About Us:

Pro Metal Industries has been in operation for over 30 years. Pro Metal is a world class metal fabrication and machining facility located in Regina, SK.

Pro Metal Industries is one of the only First Nations- wholly owned manufacturing enterprises in Canada, and one of only a few First Nations-100% owned military suppliers. Pro Metal offers, plasma, laser and waterjet cutting, CWB and AWS Welding, CNC machining and Powder Coating.

In addition to military and defense, we also service the agriculture, mining, construction and oil and gas industries. Pro Metal has a very dynamic and engaged team that works very well together to ensure the continued growth and success of each other and the company.

About You:

You are someone who is seeking to contribute to the growing success of Pro Metal by providing exceptional service to our customers through your superior estimating skills. You have previous experience in metal fabrication and are very knowledgeable on how assemblies and parts are fabricated. This a fantastic opportunity for someone seeking a challenging and rewarding career.

About the Role:

Reporting to the General Manager of Pro Metal Industries, the successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail with a comprehensive knowledge of metal fabrication processes such as welding, machining, forming and cutting. The estimator will have at least 3-5 years in the metal fabrication business in an estimating role. The candidate will have experience and knowledge in detailed takeoffs and complete estimation of projects.

This role is permanent full-time, with a salary range of $60,000 – $80,000.00 and will work out of the Pro Metal offices.

Area of Focus:

  • Receive quotation requests along with their associated drawings.
  • Review customers specifications, tolerances, and quality requirements and ensure the quotation reflects quality and assurance of product.
    • Utilize Pro Metal’s team departments to ensure quotes are accurate and the project are executed and delivered successfully. Ex. CAD drafting dept, Purchasing, Quality Control and Production.
  • Estimate quotations based on labour and material costing using Pro Metal’s computerized estimating system. Knowledge and experience in metal fabrication is imperative.
  • Work closely with the production team to ensure project is meeting customers expectations for delivery times and quality. Follow project through and update team as required and needed.
  • Work directly with customers to come up with innovative solutions to their design needs.
  • Ensure turnover paperwork is prepared as per customer requirements.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a metal fabrication environment, ideally either as a trade person or as an estimator.
  • A combination of education and experience would be considered in the following fields: Mechanical Engineering and/or Machining, welding or general fabrication experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of PC computer systems and navigation
  • Proficient in the use of email
  • Ability to read and interpret fabrication drawings and perform take offs.
  • Previous experience in estimating software and an ERP would be considered and asset
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent residency
  • Pass a security assessment and provide a criminal record check due to Pro Metal’s military Controlled Goods designation.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply by Friday, May 19, 2023. You can email your cover letter and resume to or apply online below. Only those who are authorized to work in Canada and are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest!

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