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Our mission is to provide custom solutions for our clients to increase their productivity, efficiency, and profitability.

Stephen Wilson

General Manager

Steve is a registered Professional Geologist with over 30 years of experience in mining, exploration, and resource management. He has been involved in the ground engineering industry for more than 20 years, through sales, service matching equipment and design technology.

John Wilson

Sales Manager

With over 20 years in sales and 10 years in the foundation industry, John is our large diameter drilling specialist.  He has an exceptional ability to assemble the exact equipment package you need to get the job done. John also served 8 years with an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps Reserves.

Craig Berninger

Sales Manager

Educated in Geology and with more than 2 decades of experience as a driller and hydrologist, Craig consults on a variety of projects involving geotechnical, environmental, foundation, and exploratory drilling. Craig specializes in small diameter drilling projects and is our TEI expert.

Neil Sampson

Sales Manager- Western Canada

Neil has nearly 20 years of experience in the construction industry, with the last 10 focusing on the piling and foundations sector. Neil is a Journeyman Red Seal Heavy Equipment Technician with extensive experience in maintenance management, equipment planning, and service operations.

Austin McCauley

Service Manager

Austin has special experience in the oil and gas industry and has operated/maintained equipment for more than a decade. Austin is a dedicated, knowledgeable team member who can help with any service needs.

Kevin Sharp

Customer Service Professional

With 38 years in the drilling industry, Kevin Sharp has vast knowledge of deep foundation drilling and drill rig operation. He was instrumental in the development of the Drill Rig Operator Training curriculum at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Kevin works out of our Canadian office to enhance sales and service of all our leading product lines.

Rich Hardman

Sales Agent

Rich has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Geography and is a DEA Academy graduate. He is a highly-decorated, retired Supervisory Special Agent and U.S. Diplomat who now serves as a sales agent for Western. Rich’s specialty is Junttan products, tools and consignment rentals.

Matt Wilson

Parts Manager

Matt has been working as spare parts manager and inventory manager for 18 years. He currently controls over 2 million dollars in inventory. Through the years Matt has attended multiple training and technical courses. He is dedicated to servicing the customer and proactively maintaining the equipment they invest in.

LaRoy Williams

Service Technician

LaRoy has spent most of his life around heavy machinery. With experience ranging from heavy farm equipment and Soilmec rigs to Leffer oscillators, he now serves as one of our valuable service technicians who can work on all types of drilling and foundation equipment.

Jaylene Brower

Spare Parts Assistant Manager

With a specialty in inventory control and a degree in accounting, Jaylene serves as the assistant parts manager and works closely with Matt to distribute the spare parts that keep customer machines up and running!

Jason (Beau) Ashcroft

Service Technician

Beau has 10 years operating and managing experience with onsite drilling operations. He has specialized in a wide variety of deep foundation equipment including rock rills, rigs, and ancillary equipment.

Celeste Wilson

Marketing Director

With a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and an innate sense for marketing, Celeste leads promotional efforts for Western. She provided the vision for this website, and has a seemingly endless supply of inspiration when it comes to effective marketing.

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