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Tractor Driver – old
Tractor Driver – old

We are currently looking to fill positions for TRACTOR DRIVERS. Become part of our team and work with the most experienced picker operators in the province. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Perform various deliveries around the province In & out of town work as required Adhere to Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. safety guidelines and procedures Ability to work […]

7ft, 2000 lbs Chicken?
7ft, 2000 lbs Chicken?

At the end of September, Craig used our 6 T knuckle boom to move a chicken sculpture. Very interesting piece of art as you can see from the pictures. Measuring in at 7′ H x 8′ L x 3′ W and weighing 2,000 lbs, this chicken was  a hefty one. Mr. Cluckers will make quite […]

Dock Removal
Dock Removal

Pat used a 45 ton straight boom picker to remove the dock across from the Edmonton Queen for the City of Edmonton this past week. Check out the pictures below.

Canmet Energy Jack & Roll
Canmet Energy Jack & Roll

We recently finished a huge jack & roll project at the Canmet Devon Research Centre. It involved installing a new machine with multiple components using several of our pickers, mini cranes and a jack and roll crew. When all was finished, the machine had less than 1/4 inch on both sides for clearance! We held […]

Mini Crane Straight Jib
Mini Crane Straight Jib

Last weekend, Pat and Tyler used one of our mini cranes with our new custom-built straight jib at a compressor shack in Villeneuve. We removed two electric motors for @AtcoMidstream from very tight quarters inside the shack and brought in two new ones for installation. The project took multiple setups and various rigging configurations to […]

Escalator Jack and Roll at WEM
Escalator Jack and Roll at WEM

On Monday, Encore Trucking & Transport Ltd. completed a jack and roll job over at West Edmonton Mall here in Edmonton. We used a 25T picker truck and a 40T picker truck to remove two escalators from the Zellers store. It envolved some tight setups to lift the escalators down, followed by tandem lifts by […]

50T Moving 45T
50T Moving 45T

Check out these pictures of Gary moving a 45 T National Crane with Encore’s 50 T knuckle boom!

Now Hiring
Now Hiring

Come work alongside the most experienced picker truck operators in the province! We are currently looking to fill positions for SWAMPERS and PICKER¬†OPERATORS. Boom truck apprenticeships are available for the right candidates. Check out our job postings on our employment page and submit your resume if you think any of these positions are the right […]

Swamper – old
Swamper – old

As a Swamper/Rigger’s you are expected to be responsible for many of the shop hand tasks but expands into the crane and field operations. Riggers will learn to tie down loads, rigging lifts, crane setup and tear down and signalling crane movements. Swampers will be expected to complete a daily truck log and job related […]

16th Annual Dragon Boat Festival
16th Annual Dragon Boat Festival

This past weekend, Leduc played host to the 16th annual Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival. One of Encore’s own, Craig M., took part and brought home 3 Silver Medals with 3 different teams! In addition to being Steersman for several different teams, Craig volunteered his time to the Edmonton Dragon Boat Festival Association earlier this year […]

Scoreboard Installation at Kinsmen
Scoreboard Installation at Kinsmen

On Monday, Jeff and Riley unloaded and helped install a temporary scoreboard at Kinsmen Sports Center. They used the Track-O to move the pieces into place poolside and then broke out the gas/propane mini crane to lift and hold them for installation. This was our second project at Kinsman in the same amount of days, […]

56,000 Jack & Roll
56,000 Jack & Roll

On Friday, our jack & roll crew skated a 56,000 lbs Finning motor through a building to a waiting onsite crane. The motor was loaded to one of Encore Trucking’s trailers, tarped and delivered to a gas plant site near Stettler, AB. That is one big motor!