P. Scheck Industrial Electric in Quesnel. Heather Norman photo

Spotlight: P. Scheck Industrial Electric, 52 years on

The family business employs 14 people

P. Scheck Industrial Electric Ltd. Has been in Quesnel for more than 50 years.

The company, which repairs large industrial motors and works on pumps, welders, and generators, is co-owned by John and Mike Scheck.

Their father started the company 52 years ago. He began working in the basement of the building where Active Rent-All used to be. In a few years, he moved from the basement and into the current location.

John Scheck worked for the business pretty much right out of high school, says Mike. Mike, on the other hand, took the long way. He decided to become a welder initially, before eventually changing his mind and coming back to the business, but he says he’s probably been at P. Scheck Industrial Electric for 20 years now.

“Long enough that I don’t remember exactly,” he says.

He says the business has grown a lot in the time since it was first started by his father. They have customers anywhere from 100 Mile House throughout the rest of Northern B.C.

They’ve added on to the building, increased the size of the motors and equipment that they can work on, as well as what they can lift or handle at any given time. Now, they have 14 employees. “We added a machine shop, so when we’re doing our own personal stuff we don’t have to farm it out to someone else,” says Mike.



heather.norman@quesnelobserver.com

Like us on Facebook

Just Posted

Quesnel air quality index rating at 10+

Heavy smoke in the air a very high risk for residents

UPDATE: Wildfire on Hawk Road, off Nazko Road, now extinguished

Crews had the fire out within a day after it started Aug. 12

Get involved in the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Environmental organization develops app to help with the nationwide count

Letter: Let marijuana growth in ALR

How much more unproductive land do we want to accumulate in the ALR?

UPDATED: One arrested after G.R. Baker Hospital doors damaged in attempted robbery

Police have arrested one man in relation to the incident and are looking for more suspects

Average Canadian family spends 43% of income on taxes: study

Fraser Institute’s consumer report shows taxes accounting for larger chunk of income each year

Evacuation alert lifted for 57 properties in Houseman Road area

The Houseman wildfire is now considered being held and is 100 per cent contained

Breaking: Trinity Western University changes controversial covenant

Pledge forbidding sexual intimacy outside of marriage to be optional at Langley university: report

48 sockeye, harbour seal seized from poachers caught on B.C. river

Charges pending after two poachers arrested for salmon fishing at night

Vancouver 6th most liveable city in the world: report

West coast city narrowly beats Toronto, but is bested by Calgary

Plaque that replaced Macdonald statue at Victoria city hall vandalized

Less than 24 hours after plaque was installed, an ‘X’ had been scratched through the centre

UPDATED: Cars plunge in Italian highway bridge collapse; 25 killed

Five more people are injured and in serious condition

Court hearing on Humboldt Broncos fundraising to test Saskatchewan law

The money has yet to be distributed because Saskatchewan has legislation known as the Informal Public Appeals Act

Fredericton police release scene of shooting spree, but ‘damage’ remains

Residents of a Fredericton apartment complex may not be able to return home just yet

Most Read