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Ball Service Group is an industry leader in Custom Metal Fabrication. Our fast-paced environment is growing and we require individuals who are self-driven, result-oriented and possess a positive attitude.




Our Competitive and challenging custom product environment offers the following benefits:


Financial Wellness

  • Competitive Salary/Wage
  • Group RRSP/DPSP matching program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Apprenticeship Program


Health Care Wellness

  • Disability & Life Insurance (including Dependent Life)
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Care Benefit
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Workplace Spending Account

  • Tools and Office accessories
  • Custom hearing protection
  • Prescription safety glasses
  • Workplace safety boots/shoes



Specific Responsibilities:

  • Review proposal specifications and preliminary drawings to determine the scope of work and determine the quantity of materials and labour required for the project (takeoff process) and any other factors that may impact overall cost; 
  • Complete full quantity takeoff of all materials and equipment required to complete the project as per specifications to ensure accuracy of pricing; 
  • Solicit pricing from steel suppliers for all materials, and other material requirement costs in order to ascertain the lowest price; 
  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with the project management team; 
  • Budget material and labour costs for projects; 
  • Consult with internal managers to validate labour hours and material requirements; 
  • Recalculate estimates in response to any client specification changes, as required; 
  • Implement estimating best practices and procedures to ensure consistency in estimating deliverables to projects; 
  • Complete final cost estimate of projects through the use of in-house software systems; 
  • Support project management/coordination team to design and draft projects; 
  • Ensure all scope and contract extras are approved by the customer; 
  • Prepare purchase requisitions, issue purchase orders, follow up with suppliers and expedite deliveries; 
  • Monitor the progress of each project to ensure project schedule, budget and quality assurance are being maintained; 
  • Report to the President or Project Managers/Coordinator any concerns or issues, as well as the progress of the project; 
  • Perform general administrative and record-keeping functions, including the review and distribution of documentation, preparation of correspondence, job costing summaries, invoicing, and maintenance of files, logs, drawings and specifications; 
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions; 
  • Ensure that all project work activities are in compliance with local legislative and labour requirements, contract requirements, and Company Policies and Procedures; 
  • May be required to perform other duties as required. 


Required Technical Skills:

  • Completion of post-secondary degree or diploma in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline; 
  • 3 - 5 years of related work experience (Custom Metal Fabrication, job shop) or combination of relevant education and work experience; 
  • Proficient user of 3D CAD (specifically SolidWorks) and AutoCAD; 
  • Sound knowledge of project execution activities such as planning, project controls, scheduling and costing; 
  • Proficient at reading, understanding and production of technical drawings and specifications; 
  • Sound working knowledge of Excel, Word and other MS Office software; 
  • Ability to multi-task, problem-solve and handle a high volume of activity with conflicting deadlines; 
  • Must have a valid Ontario driver’s license for travel to customer sites. 
  • Professional Skills: 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential; 
  • Strong and confident interpersonal skills with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form; 
  • Ability to work within a collaborative team in a respectful and positive manner; 
  • Tactful and diplomatic; 
  • Ability to adapt and respond positively to change; 
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude. Willing to learn new skills, share experiences and take on roles of increasing responsibility; 
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment that may require working extended hours at times; 
  • Strong commitment to safety. 


Additional Qualifications Are Considered an Asset: 

  • General knowledge of machine shop processes a definite asset.


Request for Cover Letter:

We request a cover letter to learn more about your qualifications, experience, salary expectation, and why you believe you're a great fit for this role.


Ball Service Group Inc. strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.


Resume and Cover Letter can be submitted to Attention: Human Resource with the position in the subject line via e-mail Please quote the job title in the subject line.  

Only candidates that are suitable for this role will be interviewed. Thank you for your interest in wanting to join a strong and committed team of professionals.