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by BTDT
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Tips and Tricks, how to pass the time?
Replies: 1
Views: 3473

Oilfield can be a lot of sitting. My personal experience is well dated now, but my contacts say it's still relevant. Best way to blow the doors off of a future interviewer/panel: tell them, yeah, so you had this job that did involve a lot of sitting, but you made damned sure you knew your equipment ...
by BTDT
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:34 am
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Industrial Rescue Policy
Replies: 3
Views: 5258

[quote=""Handsome_mick""]Yeah thanks, that's a ton of help, glad you posted BTDT... I am confident in my ability to produce a policy and procedures that meets the intent of the WorkSafe B.C. regulations and guidelines. What I need to find out is, what are others in the industry doing? That informati...
by BTDT
Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Industrial Rescue Policy
Replies: 3
Views: 5258

[quote=""Handsome_mick""]I'm looking for advice from anyone who has experience in writing / re-writing industrial rescue policy or procedures. To be more specific what elements should be incorporated? Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks.[/quote] I don't want to sound like a dink, I am real...
by BTDT
Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Volunteer Firefighter Opportunity - Apply today
Replies: 1
Views: 3089

"PCFD" = Pouce Coupe?

I know that Pouce Coupe is not a village, but I didn't think it would merit having to go through these channels to try and attract members, color me surprised.

That said, I applaud your efforts and would love to hear how you've gotten on as far as a response.
by BTDT
Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:24 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Fly in Fly out
Replies: 8
Views: 2540

This is my experience/knowledge on the subject, and it might vary with another person lending insight: The remote gigs usually see either a long time employee or a contract/day rate person of reasonable experience taking the slot. I have never heard of one of the oilfield firefighting companies doin...
by BTDT
Mon Sep 09, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: North West Fire Rescue & Training
Replies: 14
Views: 7423

Well holy shit, they give Airmiles.

Move to the head of the line.
by BTDT
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Recruitment & Career Questions
Topic: Reserves with full time firefighter
Replies: 8
Views: 1909

A fella made it work remarkably well with HRM a few years back, tour to Afghanistan completely supported by his FD CoC. He was, then anyway, a WO type, not sure of trade.
by BTDT
Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Green Lights - What's your opinion?
Replies: 42
Views: 8698

[quote=""someday""] on a side note , do the sports freaks who have ML plates and leafs sweaters and hats all play for the leafs ? or do they even play hockey? [/quote] Nope. Dudes dressed head to toe in Leafs gear are, most of the time, models of bravery. But they look just a big of twats as dude fe...
by BTDT
Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: PST and H2S training
Replies: 5
Views: 5405

The only recognized H2S course is the H2S Alive by Enform and it is never offered online and never offered other than a full day of classroom (challenges of old [for recerts] have gone the way of the Dodo) The online courses and classroom based awareness courses exist for people like pulp and paper ...
by BTDT
Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:16 pm
Forum: Industrial Firefighting
Topic: Bravo Oil Field Safety?
Replies: 14
Views: 4741

I happen to know current and former principles of Bravo very well - they are for real, as real as one of those outfits can get. They've also been established for a few years now and are anything but no-name.

This coming from a guy who rarely vouches for western patch outfits, for what that's worth.