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Safety Training

Medicine Hat, AB, Canada
February 25, 2020

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Bruce McClymont

**** *** ****** ** ******** Hat, AB T1A 6C6

Cell: (604) 740 – 7338 Res: (403) 504 – 1964



Qualification Highlights

Extensive experience as a Heavy Equipment Operator * Exceptional customer service skills

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Extensive experience leading, training and managing personnel

Safety-orientated; educated and knowledgeable regarding policies and procedures

Adaptable; able to quickly learn new skills and concepts

Flexible availability; able to work days, evenings, and shift rotations * Class 3 CDL with Air Endorsement

Employment Experience

Equipment Operator 2002 – 2019

Howe Sound Pulp & Paper – Gibsons, BC

Safely operating heavy equipment; 966 & 980 CAT front-end loaders, Terex TA35 wiggle wagon, forklifts and overhead cranes to name a few; daily equipment maintenance including fueling, lubricating and minor maintenance; reporting any potential concerns to supervisors.

Utilized forklifts to offload trailers pick equipment from warehouse, transportation of chemicals and materials to processing departments.

Conducting and facilitating daily safety meetings, knowledgeable regarding safe practices, procedures the use of programs such as MS Office, MAXIMO, SAP, PLC and DCS.

Processing safety incident reports, inspections and participating in continuous peer training.

Facilities certified Front-end Loader Instructor.

C-crew pulping department lead hand directing crews in day-to-day operations and maintenance.

Fire Fighter 1993 – 2019

Gibsons & District Volunteer Fire Department – Gibsons, BC

I moved through the ranks to roles of increasing responsibility – 4 years Firefighter, 4 years Lieutenant, 8 years Captain and 10 years Deputy Chief.

As a part of the management team I directed personnel during training and operations, maintained operational readiness of all equipment, wrote and delivered lesson plans associated with new recruit training and the continuous training of volunteers.

Worked with local government agents on budgeting items and major purchases.

I chaired or was a member of several purchasing committees negotiating contracts with vendors in the purchasing of new equipment, developing training protocols and procedures.

Journeyman Electrician

I.B.E.W. 213 – Vancouver, BC 1996 – 2002

Industrial instillations including but not limited to high voltage systems, fiber optic cable and instillation of emergency generators and emergency power distribution systems.

Training and Certifications

Safety Training

-Fall Protection and Elevated Work Platform – Safety Buzz – 2019

-Confined Space Entry/Outside Person/Gas Testing/Filling Forklift Propane Cylinders/Fire Extinguishers/Fires Suppression/Self Contained Breathing Apparatus – Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Corp. and Gibsons & District VFD – 1993-2018

-Standard First Aid with CPR and AED – Red Cross

-Ground Disturbance Level II – ABCGA, Global 2019

-CTCS-09 – BCCSA 2019

Heavy Equipment Certifications

-Fork Lift/Skid Steer/Overhead Crane/Telehandler – Safety Buzz – 2019

-Front End Loader/Excavator - Cervus Equipment – 2019

-Terex TA35 Wiggle Wagon - Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Corp. 2002 - 2018


High School Diploma

Elphinstone Senior Secondary – Gibsons, BC

Mobile Equipment - Instructor Certification

Ives mobile Equipment Training – Vancouver, BC

Journeyman Electrician

Industry Training and Apprenticeship Commission – Victoria, BC

British Columbia Institute of Technology – Burnaby, BC

Level I & II Volunteer Fire Fighter

Justice Institute of British Columbia; Fire Safety Division - New Westminster, BC

Fire Officer 1

Justice Institute of British Columbia; Fire Safety Division - New Westminster, BC

NFPA 472 Hazmat Operations

Vancouver Island Emergency Response Academy – Nanaimo, BC


Adam Gibson – Tour Foreman Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Corp. 604-***-****.

Jordan Pratt – Deputy Chief Gibsons & District Volunteer Fire Department 604-***-****.

Robert Stevens – Fire Chief (retired) Gibsons & District Volunteer Fire Department 604-***-****.

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