John Thiessen

John Thiessen - NCSO

Contract Safety Advisor & Consultant

I am a Health and Safety Specialist with 20 years’ experience in HSE and over 15 years of experience in the construction and oilfield industry including 7 years in leadership. During this time I have consistently demonstrated an ability to provide strong leadership to operations and successfully work with clients and owners, successfully advised, coordinated and implemented HSE activities and systems for various types of companies and industry groups to meet and exceed legislative, client and company requirements. I also have exceptional technical knowledge of work front safety requirements gained from over 15 years’ experience as both a tradesman and as a production supervisor in multiple industries. Used to dealing with various regulatory bodies including the NEB while managing pipeline right of ways for a major oil producer.

NCSO / National Construction Safety & Related Trade Qualifications

  • Construction Safety Administration
  • Ground Disturbance GDII
  • Standard First Aid CPR and AED
  • CSTS Construction Safety
  • PCST Pipeline Construction Safety
  • ESTS Electrical Safety Training System
  • RSTS Road Safety Training System

    – Asphalt Plants
    – Basework
    – Concrete in Construction
    – Concrete Plants
    – Crushing and washing Plant
    – Earth Moving
    – Highway Maintenance
    – Paving
    – Redi-Mix Drivers
    – Sewers and Water
    – Skid Steer
    – Snow Plow Operations

  • Auditor Training Program
  • Flag Train the Trainer
  • Fall Protection OSSA
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • WHMIS Train the Trainer
  • Basic Instructional Techniques
  • H2S Alive
  • OH&S Legislation Awareness
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Journeyman Gas Fitter Class B #15628
  • Electrical Endorsement #15628
  • Class 1 Truck Driver with Air Brakes
  • Health and Safety Technician IICRC
  • Journeyman Water Restorer IICRC
  • Journeyman Fire and Smoke Restorer
  • Journeyman Textile Cleaner IICRC
  • TDG Train the Trainer
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Prime Contractor
  • Mould Remediation Technician IICRC
  • Asbestos Remediation Technician
  • Approved by WCB as a “Qualified Person
  • Worley Parsons Cord Permit
  • Worley Parsons Cord Orientation
  • Husky Permit Receiver
  • Husky Orientation
  • Enbridge Orientation
  • OSSA Orientation
  • Devon Orientation
  • Kearl Orientation
  • Saipem Orientation

References available upon request

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