Chemco Electrical Contractors Ltd. is a employee owned company based out of Edmonton with Branches in Fort McMurray and Saskatoon.
The company was originally incorporated as Doug Smith Electric. The company consisted of a small workforce of approximately ten. Projects included commercial and institutional installations on schools and hospitals.
The name changed to Chemco Electrical Contractors Ltd. The company branched into light industrial work in the oil and gas industry from its focus of commercial and institutional installations on schools and hospitals.
WIth a new ownership group came new ideas, strengths and versatility. Chemco started to experience growth and began exclusively a heavy industrial contractor. Chemco developed strong construction management and constructability knowledge for all types of construction and maintenance projects.
Chemco branches out into other provinces in Canada. Chemco's comprehensive Environmental Health and Safety Program gains us our Certificate of Recognition.
Chemco is the recipient of the WCB 2001 WorkSafe Award. Chemco is very active within the construction industry and is proud to be recognized as a safety leader. We strive to make Alberta the safest place place to work by sharing our innovative ideas, programs and succeses with contractors throughout Alberta. Chemco has always recognized the importance of continuously improving to maintain industry leadership.
This became a milestone year for Chemco and once again tremendous growth. Annual sales volume exceeded 200 million and the workforce peaks at 2000 employees. Chemco's man hours exceeded 3 million and we continued on the path of being the "contractor of choice." Two new divisions were added to electrical and high voltage; mechanical instrumentation and fibre optics installations.
Chemco moves into Saskatchewan and this resulted in new and exciting opportunities. Our workforce working in Saskatchewan peaks at 500.
Proved to be Chemco's biggest year ever. Our sales volume exceeded more than $391 million with man hours in excess of 4 million and a peak workforce of 2500. Chemco is capable of undertaking large industrial projects yet versatile enough to provide the services required by small individual contracts.
Was a milestone year for Chemco. Chemco transitioned from a private company with several owners to an employee owned organization with numerous owners throughout the organization. In July Chemco opened a Saskatchewan branch office, giving Chemco a permanent presence in the Saskatchewan marketplace. Establishing increased customer service and responsiveness to our Saskatchewan clients
Chemco relies on strong relationships established over the last four decades to remain leaders of the industry. The company has earned the reputation for completing projects efficiently due to hardworking and knowledgable staff that follows established procedures and offers quality service to clients.