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Federation Construction

Brains + Brawn.
A construction company built on intelligence.

Federation works with precision and ability – delivering results and dependability. Whether we’re building from the ground up or retrofitting an existing project, you can count on our team to do the job right – from start to finish.

At Our Core
  • Our Mission

    To help our clients execute projects as efficiently as possible in order that together we set the standard of excellence in our respective industries.

  • Our Vision

    To help our clients design and execute projects in a manner which bolsters their competitive advantage and enables them to compete in the global energy marketplace.

  • Our Values

    Empowerment: create an environment that fosters mentorship and sharing of ideas. We see this as our strongest contributor to our safety culture. Mentorship and engaged staff are our drivers behind safe work.

    Partnership: we focus on building mutually beneficial partnerships with our clients and subcontractors.

    Integrity: our staff complete their tasks as if every task will be inspected/verified. We select and retain only those team members whom share this value.

    Continuous improvement: we strive to never make the same mistake twice through transference of institutional knowledge. We also strive to adopt technology and innovative practices in order to be more efficient.

With a holisic approach to everything we build, Federation Construction has a reputation grounded on ensuring that every aspect of your project is built in perfect alignment with the plan – without exception.

Federation brings value. We are design + build = engineering + construction, you can pick & choose what you want. From concept to completion, we have the team that delivers.

  • Brownfield Construction

    Many contractors are competent constructors in a greenfield environment. However, working in an operating facility brings a host of unique challenges including managing the operations/projects interface. Our core competency is executing projects safely and efficiently in any operating facility. We have proven our capabilities repeatedly in this environment of turnaround, debottlenecking, maintenance, pipeline, shutdowns, and phased plant expansions.

  • Maintenance and Turnaround Support

    Federation provides field and plant maintenance and turnaround support for oil & gas production facilities. We have extension experience in multi-discipline construction support ranging from single crews on day assignments to managing multi-crew work force for months/years projects. Our services include:

    • Facility maintenance turnarounds
    • Field production facility maintenance and modifications
    • Pipeline maintenance, replacements, and repairs
    • Electrical and instrumentation support
    • 3D Scanning
    • Commissioning and start-up support
  • Fabrication Services

    Federation is a full-service mechanical contractor, ready to provide numerous fabrication services, both in the field or at our facility located in the Bonnyville area. From structural fabrication, to carbon steel welding, specialty welding (stainless, duplex, super duplex), hydrotesting, and installation, Federation can self perform all aspects of mechanical construction.

  • General Contracting

    Many of our projects involve broad scopes of work and partnerships with numerous subcontractors. Federation is well versed in this role and we are competent in all aspects of procurement, contract management, quality management, scheduling, and project management. Within these broad scopes of work, Federation is not only capable of managing the overall project, but also self-performs the following aspects:

    • Civil earthworks
    • Scaffolding
    • Mechanical fabrication & installation
    • Structural fabrication & installation
    • Electrical & instrumentation installation
  • Environmental Services

    Federation offers a variety of environmental services throughout the entire project life cycle. We can manage all aspects of the facility end-of-life process including:

    • Operations and maintenance
    • Soil and groundwater remediation
    • Surface reclamation and vegetation management
    • Facility abandonment and decommissioning

If we don't have the capability today, we will find or develop it for you. Federation is committed to providing innovative and creative solutions to all our client’s needs.

Federation brings value. We are design + build = engineering + construction, you can pick & choose what you want. From concept to completion, we have the team that delivers.

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  • Sustaining Capital / MOC Projects

    Federation Engineering’s main core competency focuses on our experience of executing sustaining capital programs. This includes, not only the execution of the actual projects, but the governance of the whole program. Federation believes in a sustainability relationship where feedback is truthfully provided between Federation and the client, is heard and acted upon. Building trust and long-lasting relationships with our clients is a key mandate of Federation.

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions

    Federation Engineering is passionate about developing sustainable energy solutions that will meet the needs of our clients for years to come. Collaborating with global leaders in the design, manufacture, and maintenance of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems, we continue to develop projects with our clients to convert their waste thermal energy into electrical energy with zero emissions. Finding the correct energy solution for the situation, is not only key to our client’s ongoing success, but will also contribute to the long-lasting health of our environment.

  • Engineering Services

    Our team understands the needs of the industry, whether it be conventional oil & gas, thermal/heavy oil, energy storage, or power generation. Federation offers the following engineering expertise:

    • Process Engineering
    • Piping Engineering and Design
    • 3D Scanning
    • Civil/Structural Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Instrumentation & Controls Engineering
  • Project Services

    Federation works with the client to achieve a win-win-win situation; on budget, on schedule, meet client’s expectations. We can offer the full range of project services, tailored to the client’s needs.

    • Project Management
    • Scoping
    • Cost estimates (both engineering & construction)
    • Scheduling
    • Project controls
    • Procurement, vendor evaluation, & expediting
    • Document Control
    • Project close-out and as-builts
    • Project lookbacks
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Built there, done that.
Take a look at some of our projects.

Featured
Projects

Osum Butane Blending

Osum Butane Blending
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Osum Crystallizer

Osum Crystallizer
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CNRL Jackfish 3 Turnaround

CNRL Jackfish 3 Turnaround
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Pure Fort Kent Disposal Facility

Pure Fort Kent Disposal Facility
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Osum Orion MOC Program

Osum Orion MOC Program
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Osum SAGD Expansion

Osum SAGD Expansion
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Husky Terminal Piping

Husky Terminal Piping
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Chemical Injection Packages

Chemical Injection Packages
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Hoselaw UST Removal & REM

Hoselaw UST Removal & REM
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Take a look at our latest case studies and photos of completed projects. We’re proud to share some of our most accomplished work and are eager to show how our team can help realize a vision for your project.

Our highly experienced team brings over three decades of industry knowledge to each and every project, from start to finish. Our goal is to create lasting relationships built on a foundation of respect and trust with every client.

Our Leadership

Dave Brown

Dave Brown
Director, Construction

Mike Patry

Mike Patry
Quality Control Manager

Lucas Mueller

Lucas Mueller
Mechanical Operations Manager

Rob Cadieux

Rob Cadieux
Shop Manager

Troy Brown

Troy Brown
General Manager

Craig Lobe

Craig Lobe
E&I Operations Manager

Dion Gillam

Dion Gillam
HSE Manager

Ryan Smyl

Ryan Smyl
Project Manager

Lauren Brady

Lauren Brady
Accounting/Administration Manager

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Federation Construction
Box 8077
Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada
T9M 1N1

(780) 573-9028
hello@federationconstruction.com

Dave Brown

Dave Brown

Construction Manager


Dave is a Construction professional with 20+ years of experience in the oil and gas construction and operations sectors. Industry experience includes facility construction/maintenance for well sites, pipelines, and facility projects related to SAGD plants. Outside of work, Dave enjoys working on his acreage and spending time with his extended family on the lake.

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Mike Patry

Mike Patry

Quality Control Manager


Michael has been working in the oil and gas industry for the past 18 years around SAGD plants and steam/gas pipelines. Career experience includes Structural/B Pressure welding, CWB Level II Inspection, ABSA Weld Examiner, Pipefitting, and NCSO. Recreationally, Michael is active with health and fitness and enjoys being artistic using methods such as 3D printing, laser cutting, and learning new technologies.

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Lucas Mueller

Lucas Mueller

Superintendent


Lucas is a career tradesman with over 15 years in the Oil and Gas Industry. Prior to joining Federation, Lucas built and ran two mechanical service companies in the heavy oil region. Away from work, Lucas enjoys spending his spare time at his outfitting lodge in Northern BC.

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Rob Cadieux

Rob Cadieux

Shop Manager


Rob is a journeyman B Pressure welder and one of the founding partners of Federation. Rob manages the fabrication and equipment repair facility out near Bonnyville and brings in excess of 30 years of oilfield construction experience to the team.

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Troy Brown

Troy Brown

General Manager


Troy is a Management Professional with 15+ years of experience in the oil and gas and environmental sectors in various project management roles.  Troy oversees the internal support services group ensuring that all business operation processes are aligned. Outside of work, Troy spends his time coaching his children’s sports teams and spending time at the family cabin on Pierce Lake, Saskatchewan.

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Craig Lobe

Craig Lobe

E&I Project Manager


Craig is a meticulous construction and maintenance professional who’s past 20+ years experience in oil, gas, and mining industries have aided in the successful completion of countless construction projects and maintenance contracts. When not working, Craig spends time with his family enjoying the outdoors in the woods and on the water.

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Dion Gillam

Dion Gillam

HSE Manager


Dion is a Health and Safety Professional and Journeyman Tradesman who has worked in various roles in the construction industry for 30+ years. He has worked the last 14 years in Industrial Construction Safety on shutdowns, maintenance, and new construction. Dion manages the company’s Health and Safety program to ensure safe work practices are followed and that legislated and client requirements are met. Outside of work, Dion enjoys golfing and road trip holidays with his family.

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Ryan Smyl

Ryan Smyl

Project Manager


Ryan is a project manager with 20+ years of experience in the oil and gas and custom fabrication sectors. Ryan is a journeyman pipefitter, journeyman welder, Level 1 CWB inspector, and holds certificates in both process piping design/drafting and Solidworks 3D modelling and design. Ryan assists in operations management along side Operations Manager Lucas Mueller and is actively overseeing projects both in the shop and in the field. Outside of work, Ryan spends his time with his family on epic outdoor pursuits and designing & fabricating projects with his kids.

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Lauren Brady

Lauren Brady

Accounting/Administration Manager


Lauren is an administrative professional with 15+ years of progressive financial reporting and support services experience in manufacturing, financial services, and energy industries. Lauren oversees internal corporate services and provides support to both the construction & engineering management teams. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time outside at Marie Lake with her family.

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