Tank Cleaning Specialist
IOL Finch Maintenance Supervisor 1984 – 1989
IOL Ottawa Site Manager 1989 – 1992
IOL Eastern Region Office – Projects and started the Tank Program 1992 – 1998
During this time worked with the environment group to ensure compliance with tanks.
Region Gas freeing supervisor – certification for all tanks prior to hot work.
Sault Ste. Marie Terminal Manager – Also PM for 30 projects in 3 years. 1998 – 2002
Tank Specialist 2002 – 2014
Certifications & Designations
Accident & Incident Investigation
Basic Safety Orientation
Basic Scaffold Safety
Behaviour Based Safety
Confined Space Entry & Rescue
CPR / First Aid / AED
Fall Arrest / Protection
Fork Lift Truck Training
Fresh Air Supply Training
Gas Test Certification
Hazard Identification Training
IOL - PDM Reviews
Joint Health & Safety Committees
JSA Writing & Auditing
Lift Truck Operator
Lockout / Tagout
Near Miss Reporting
Observation Based Safety
Petroleum Oriented Safety Training
Respirator Fit Testing & Training
Root Cause Analysis
Safe Work Permit Training
Safety & Health Law
Supplied Air / Respirator Fit Testing - SABA/SCBA
Tank Cleaning Safety Procedures
Transportation Of Dangerous Goods
Unique Leadership & Coaching Skills
Working At Heights
Above Ground Tank Cleaning Excavations
Structural Steel Install
Underground Tank Cleaning
Plan Critical Lifts
New Tank Construction
Stair & Walkway Repair
Training – With IOL Senior API Engineer ( Andy Gysbers )
2006 – Epic Innovations API 650 & 653
2009 – API – 620 & 650 & 653
2010 – Teng API 620 & 650 & 653
2012 - API – 620 & 650 & 653
Also 2008 to 2014 Subject Matter Expert for Cleaning A/G Tanks – worked with the Global EM team for a global standard.API 620-650-653
Provided coaching, consultation and support in all OHS areas.
Review, administer, and ensure compliance with corporate Health & Safety policies.
Operating within the OHS budget, help reduce costs.
Develop and monitor Safety Programs.
Canada Wide First Aid- Level A.
Terminal Job History
Sault Ste Marie
Portage La Prairie
Instructor In Courses