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E M I I N N O VAT O R I N D U S T R I A L S E R V I C E S CAN ADA FA L L / W I N T E R 2 0 1 2 Skilled Technology Innovator Industrial Services offers its clients costeffective results with a cross-trained workforce and the most innovative technology on the market. Innovator Industrial Services specializes in construction and maintenance services for oil and gas clients.. • Edmonton “Our mission is to provide innovative industry leading technology and deliver our solutions with exceptionally trained technicians and extraordinary customer service.” // DON COOPER, president and general manager Innovator Industrial Services provides construction and maintenance services to oil and gas, energy, pipeline, mining industries, and their associated contractors and works directly with owners like Suncor, Shell and Kinder Morgan, as well as with general contractors. Cooper believes that the biggest difference between his company and the competition is the way Innovator delivers its work and the technology it brings to the job. “We lower our customer’s overall cost while improving productivity and safety,” he says. THE INNOVATOR DIFFERENCE Innovator cross-trains its employees to promote the development of multiple skill sets. “We made a commitment in our organization to cross-train all of our people in all of our service lines to make them more valuable to us, to our clients and to themselves,” Cooper says. Innovator also ties compensation to an employee’s skill set. “We have an internal matrix based on all the skill sets required across our service lines,” Cooper explains. Advancement to higher skill and pay levels is tied to learning multiple skill sets.” [ BY M A R TA J I M É N E Z - L U T T E R ] “What gets measured and rewarded gets done.” That is Don Cooper’s managing philosophy. With that vision in mind, the president and general manager of InPROFILE novator Industrial Services is building a company with a focus on multifaceted training, technology innovation and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service. Innovator Industrial Services. | Headquarters: Edmonton Employees: 40-50 | Specialty: Construction and maintenance services for oil and gas, energy, pipeline, mining industries, and their associated contractors 146

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012

Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012
Guiding Voice
Worldwide Presence
Digging South of the Border
Honoring the Best
The Williston Basin
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
Breitling Oil and Gas
HDC Development Cos.
Aspen Air U.S. Corp.
Synergy Resources Corp.
Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services Inc.
Enviro Shield Products Inc.
Savage Services
T&R Transport
Boyd and Sons Construction
Roers Construction Inc. – Roers West LLC
J. Koski Co.
Pat’s Offroad Inc.
Tollberg Homes
Wildcat Minerals
Environmental Materials Inc. and Warren Transport Inc.
Borsheim Crane Service Inc.
Central Machining and Pump Repair
Hive Built Homes – Hive Modular
Jericho Services
Kuntz Builders Inc.
MT Rigmat LLC
Steffes Corporation
Wells Concrete
Annabelle Homes - Bakken Shale
Oil Pipeline Blues
Canada Focus
Orbite Aluminae Inc.
New Millennium Corp.
Dynacorp Fabricators Inc.
PCL Contractors
Colter Energy Services Inc.
Zargon Oil and Gas Ltd.
Prodigy Gold Inc.
Rambler Metals and Mining PLC
Innovator Industrial Services
TWD Technologies
Veresen Inc.
Columbus Castings
Comstock Mining Inc.
MS Energy Services
White Star Pump Co.
Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.
Pershing Gold
Summit Casing Equipment
Black Hawk Energy Services
Timberline Drilling Inc.
Butch’s Rat Hole and Anchor Service Inc.
Calfrac Well Services
Geoprobe Systems®
Pacific Energy Development
Crocodile Gold Corp.
Gold Standard Ventures Corp.
GreenHunter Water LLC
Preferred Sands
Romarco Minerals Inc.
The Final Shot

Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012