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To obtain an employment position which within a company where my skills and experience will be an asset to the business. Subsequently furthering my knowledge and abilities while simultaneously continuing my research and education pertaining to the oil and gas industry. To enthusiastically pursuit further educational certifications per future positions respectively.

Work History / Experience

Owner / Operator

Synergy Blasting Corp.
Mar 2006Present

Review plans and specifications; develop detailed written cost estimates or bids. Prepare substrate using various media. Apply specific coatings in accordance with job specification. Conduct QA/QC checks throughout the entire blasting/coating process. Prepare progress reports for both third party inspectors, and the client. Responsible for office administration relating to a small business (payroll, GST, data management) and the ordering/delivery of specific products and materials.


NWS Inspection Services
Aug 2011Present

Inspect materials, materials storage and ensure all inspection equipment requiring calibration certification is certified under organization/ calibration programs. Perform in-process inspections of surface preparation and painting activities in critical coated areas. Verify successful completion of key checkpoints in the application process. Inspect and accept or reject final paint systems in critical coated areas, then document and report findings.

Forward Observer Technician

DND - Royal Canadian Artillery
May 2000Present

As a forward observer, I am responsible to operate as a team of four to eight soldiers whose task it is to find and suppress enemy positions using artillery guns, naval surface guns, armed helicopters and ground attack aircraft. As an artillery observer we use a range of resources from laser range finders, to thermal surveillance systems in order to locate hostile enemy forces which inadvertently play an important role in the discovery, reporting and dissemination of battle-space intelligence.

Blasting / Coating Foreman

R.B. Sandblasting Ltd.
Feb 2002Feb 2006

Responsible for the supervision of all work and ensured that work was accomplished per drawings and customer requirements. Coordinate activities with all other foreman and operational personnel to create a planned and monitored workflow to meet the operational objectives. Confirm that all time reporting was accurate and complete to reflect actual project charges. Constantly oversee all work as to guarantee it was performed in accordance with established quality procedures. Communicated pending issues with project managers and yard personnel, while ensuring compliance with all rules and regulations. Ensured that all sandblasting and painting equipment was maintained regularly and operated in accordance with current regulations.


Cathodic Protection Tester, CP-1

NACE International

Provided an entry-level training in theoretical knowledge and practical fundamentals for testing on both galvanic and impressed current CP systems.

Protective Coating Specialist, PCS-2

NACE International

Provided an in-depth knowledge of coatings, their basic chemical properties, and any unique considerations for their surface preparation, application and inspection.

Certified Coating Inspector, Level 3

NACE International

Focused on advanced inspection techniques and specialized application methods for both steel and non-steel substrates, including concrete. The course provides in-depth coverage of surface preparation, coating types, inspection criteria, lab testing and failure modes for various coatings.

Commercial Helicopter Pilot

EZ-Air Helicopter Services

May act as pilot-in-command or co-pilot for any type of helicopter endorsed on one’s license engaged in providing a commercial air service

CISCO Cert - Network Analyst


Install, operate, and troubleshoot small to medium size enterprise branch networks. This includes the implementing of network security, network types; network media and routing/switching fundamentals

Ontario HS Diploma

Bishop SMith Catholic High

Obtained an Ontario high school diploma with grade 13 (university level) equivalents.

Certifications / Skills

H2S Alive
Confined Space, Entry and Rescue
Transportation Of Dangerous Goods
Standard First Aid
Overhead Crane and Rigging

Activities / Interests

My highest priority of interest is my family (wife and daughter). In my spare time I enjoy destroying and rebuilding my jeep, indoor rock climbing, and scuba diving anywhere I can.