Providing high-quality products and completing projects on time are what matter to us most. Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd, we are very successful in these areas, as well as completing our projects safely and with minimal impact to the environment.
Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd was founded in 2004 and is based out of the town of Fort Macleod in Southern Alberta. We started the company with a Texamo 270 Pressure Digger and have since upgraded and accumulated a fleet of various drill rigs, capable of drilling up to depths of 130' and a diameter of up to 10'.
We are committed to educating and developing a team that is experienced in our company’s processes and competent in operating our extensive fleet of drilling and piling equipment in order to meet the demands of our customers.
Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd believes that everything starts with safety. Our staff has bought into the company's health, safety and environmental program, which helped us achieve the company’s Certificate of Recognition (COR).
From senior management to all of our employees, we all believe that our people are the biggest asset to the company. Investments in health and safety are investments in the well-being of our team and the vitality of the workplace. Every individual employed by Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd looks out for their fellow employees, works together, and makes health, safety and environmental their number one priority.
Prior to each project, we conduct pre-job planning, which includes a pre-job safety meeting, discussion of pre-job hazard assessments, inspection test plans, and work methods where procedures and hazards for that specific project are discussed and the controls needed to eliminate or minimize those hazards are put in place. Any other issues in regards to safety or the environment are also discussed.
It is very important to Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd that we maintain a level of security at all sites, which is why site setup is very important. Utilizing appropriate barriers and signage indicating that anyone coming onto the site must contact the site designate ensures that our policies, procedures and site rules are understood prior to admittance.
Employee training is also something that Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd has made a priority for all of our employees, especially those on the front line. Management takes the time to do competency training for the equipment operators and provides specialized training for all employees.
Every individual employed by Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd looks out for one another, works together and makes health, safety and environmental their number one priority.