From concept through completion, HOCAN INDUSTRIES provides solutions for all your manufactured steel needs.


Hocan Industries is currently looking to fill the following positions:
Fabrication Welder
Business Development Specialist
Please see below for detailed descriptions.

Crossfield, Alberta
Permanent, Full Time, Day, Evening
$27.00 to $32.00 Hourly, 40 hours per week, Bonus, Other Benefits, Dental, Life Insurance, Group Insurance, and RRSP Benefits

Skill Requirements:
Education: Completion of college. CEGEP/vocational or technical training
Credentials: Welder Trade Certification, 3rd Period Apprentice
Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Languages: Speak, Read and Write English
Major Work Area: New Fabrication
Area of Specialization: Custom Fabrication
Welding Techniques: Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW), Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) (TIG), Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) (MIG), Flux core arc welding (FCAW), Plasma arc welding (PAW)
Type of Machine Experience: Gas and arc welding machines
Materials: Stainless steel, Steel, Iron and heavy metals, Aluminum alloys
Weight Handling: Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
Specific Skills: Interpret welding process specifications, Operator manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment, Operate brakes, shears and other metal shaping, straightening and bending machines, Operate drill presses, Operator hoisting and lifting equipment, Operate previously setup welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products
Additional Skills: Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes, Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications, Layout patterns
Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots, Welding helmet
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Hand-eye coordination, Standing for extended periods
Transportation/Travel Information: Own transportation, Valid drivers license
Essential Skills: Reading text, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Critical thinking, Continuous learning

Please apply:
In person or by phone between 9:00am and 5:00pm

#9 Laut Crescent
Crossfield, Alberta
T0M 0S0

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The Company
The Pro-Fab Group of companies is a world class organization with facilities located across North America. We are an innovative, highly quality, diverse manufacturer specializing in steel fabrication and processing. Our products and services are for the heating industry, products for the oil and gas sector, agricultural equipment, mine handling equipment and steel laser cutting. We are an OEM of products for the oil and gas industry; we license products in the heating industry and we sell products globally. 
At the Pro-Fab Group of companies, you’ll be challenged to innovate and be encouraged to apply your talent and knowledge in an environment that values teamwork, honesty, and integrity.

We are currently looking for experienced Business Development Specialists to represent the entire Pro-Fab Group of companies, products and services. You will work and develop new customer relationships for steel fabrication needs, within the oil and gas industry, industrial customers, custom manufacturers by providing milling, machining, welding, laser steel cutting, wet coat and powder painting, and large volume production fabricators.  

The Person  
It is important that the successful candidate possesses the following experience and personality:

  • Ability to learn and retain technical knowledge at a rapid pace
  • Maintain a positive attitude and a strong competitive drive
  • Able to deliver results in a timely fashion
  • Strong team player skills


  • Make regular sales calls to develop new customer relationships
  • Ability to clearly understand customer needs and assess sales opportunities within each account
  • Effectively present PFG products and services
  • Create and present technical sales proposals to sell across all levels within the organization
  • Create and implement a strong sales and market opportunity plan for each account  
  • Successfully manage customer requirements in conjunction with Pro-Fab Group manufacturing capabilities
  • Be able to provide quotations and complete sales opportunities
  • Provide excellent customer service to all accounts within your territory
  • Stay current of competitor’s products and offerings in the marketplace
  • Identify competitive threats inside each account; be proactive to secure further business
  • Plan customer calls while minimizing travel expenses.
  • Responsible for achieving goals for revenue and gross profit
  • Respond promptly to all RFI’s, RFP’s, and site visit requests
  • Provide regular feedback to the General Manager on customer product requirements
  • Work with the General Manager: set and meet daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly goals and keep updated weekly for the General Manager to review


  • University degree is an asset or a minimum of 2 years of industry experience
  • Proven successful business development track record
  • Goal oriented, self directed, and self motivated
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong industry contacts and affiliations is an asset
  • Working knowledge of MS office suite

The Opportunity
This is an excellent opportunity for:

  • Manufacturer’s representatives
  • Independent sales agents with an existing customer base
  • Business development managers to join our employ within the company

These positions can be home office based located across Canada and the U.S.
Regular travel required.

Above average remuneration packages; high commission or base salary, commission, and expense reimbursement.  
Pro-Fab Group is an equal opportunity employer. We would like to thank you for submitting your resume.

Pro-Fab Group of Companies - Innovation at work!

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