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Work History

Jun 2010Present

Head Terminal Operator

J.D. Petroleum Ltd (Chevron Canada Ltd Contractor)

Responsible for the safe, day to day, operations of the Port Hardy Terminal.

Duties include: Routine maintenance, inventory control, ordering, project oversight, training staff, procedure development and writing, emergency preparedness training, ongoing safety evaluations, completion and documentation of critical asset maintenance, product delivery and transfers.

Sep 2001Mar 2012

Volunteer Firefighter

Port Hardy Volunteer Fire Department

Duties include: Extinguishing and preventing fires, providing emergency medical care in a pre-hospital setting, providing manpower for Rescue/Hazmat Incidents, being on call and responding at any hour and in any weather conditions, performing all duties in accordance with standing orders and other department regulations, dealing with the public in a polite, sympathetic and efficient manner,  coping with a high level of stress while performing all duties safely and efficiently in an emergency situation.

Jun 2004Jun 2010

Delivery Driver / Warehouseman / Terminal Operator

J.D. Petroleum Ltd (Chevron Canada Ltd Contractor)

Duties include: Routine maintenance, inventory control, ordering, emergency preparedness training, ongoing safety evaluations, product delivery and transfers.


Sep 1992Jan 1994

Computer Technologies Program

Camosun College

2 Year certificate program which focused on the principles of problem definition, diagnosis, analysis, design, selection and implementation, decision-making and maintenance, and improvement of hardware and software solutions.  This included instruction in programming, math, business english, accounting, computer and network architecture, and basic electronics. 

Sep 1987Jul 1989

High School Graduation

Spectrum Community School


Sep 2016Sep 2019

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

J.D. Petroleum Ltd.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods training certificate, focused on the handling of petroleum products.

Mar 2017Mar 2020

OFA Level 1 First Aid

North Island College

Worksafe BC Occupational First Aid Level 1

May 2012Present


The Response Group

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard - 8 hour refresher course.

Jun 2011Present

Counterbalance Forklift Operator

Reach Safe Training Inc.

Counterbalance Forklift Training and Operator Certificate

Mar 2009Present

Workplace Hazardous Information System

J.D. Petroleum Ltd.

Workplace Hazordous Information System.

Nov 2010Present

Pleasure Craft Operator

Pleasure craft operator competency.

Nov 2010Present

Smith System Driver

Kerry Coulson - Smith System Trainer

Smith System driver improvement course.


OFA Level 3 First Aid

North Island College

Worksafe BC Occupational First Aid Level 3


I intend to manage, and lead, my own company, as it takes over the commitments of my current employer, as he transitions into retirement.  It has always been my belief, regardless of whom my employer may be, that the more my employer succeeds the more I succeed.  Now I will get to operate with that same philosophy from the other direction, and I look forward to the shared successes to come.  I enjoy a job well done, and take great satisfaction from completing a job safely and efficiently.  I look forward to applying my skills and experience in this new position, and continuing my education and growth in this industry.

The duties I have been regularly performing:

  • Ensure all work adheres to Chevron's Operational Excellence standards.
  • Actively support Health, Environment, and Safety (HES) processes by:
    • accomplishing daily activities within applicable regulations and policies,
    • carrying out duties in an environmentally conscious manner,
    • following safe operating practices,
    • maintaining a safe working environment,
    • participating in Loss Prevention System,
    • seeking advice of subject matter experts,
    • being prepared to respond to any type of incident,
    • stopping unsafe activities when discovered and,
    • refusing to begin a task until I am assured it can be done safely.
  • Work closely with, and take direction from, the Terminal Supervisor to ensure governmental and company policies, procedures, standards, and regulations are being met. Communicate with them regarding inventory discrepancies, environmental issues or operational matters that impact the terminal operations. 
  • Provide holiday coverage and relief for them as needed.
  • Schedule, direct and/or perform maintenance activities to ensure proper operation, and environmental integrity. Monitor conditions of the marine facility and surrounding area.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance activities are completed as scheduled and ensure the appropriate documentation is complete.
  • Create and implement written procedures, which address all risks and safety concerns, for recurring tasks.
  • Coordinate with supply schedulers, suppliers and transporters for all products.
  • Responsible for inventory management including; daily review, inventory reconciliation, out of tolerance investigations, data entry, projection planning, coordinating and scheduling barge and truck receipts, and ensuring all paperwork is complete.
  • Ensure Product Integrity testing is performed according to procedures.
  • Coordinate equipment inspections and certifications with refinery lab, and ensuring testing equipment and supplies are maintained.
  • Perform activities in the tank yard and Tank Truck Loading Rack areas, ie: gauging tanks, switching tanks serving TTLR, performing daily inspections.
  • Maintain terminal records, ie: Stock Control via WebStock, Waste/Recycling via Essential Suites, product Certificate of Analysis, product BOLs and invoices, product throughputs.
  • Assure compliance with all operating procedures, operating requirements, and Safe Work Practices by anyone who comes into the facility.
  • Participate in regular Loss Prevention safety meetings and conference calls.
  • Train contractors on Loss Prevention System and applicable Safe Work Practices.
  • Facilitate contractor safety meetings and permitting activities.
  • Train and certify new drivers on LPS and loading operations.
  • Issue and monitor work permits.
  • Create, implement, and review Job Loss Analysis for high risk work tasks, seeking input from the appropriate subject matter experts.
  • Coordinate a seamless interaction between; construction activities, product movements, preventative maintenance activities, and day to day operations.
  • Deliver on Loss Prevention System (LPS) metrics which includes stewarding, and scheduling Loss Prevention Obervations ensuring they are completed according to schedule and objectives.
  • Initiate and participate in Near Loss/Loss Investigations.

Thank You.