• 200 days of supervised falling activity falling oversized trees in steep terrain
  • Trained in chainsaw operation, falling, bucking and safety practices
  • Dependable, physically fit and hard working


 Trainee, New Faller Training program, Sointula Island BC (Completed 2012)

  • Completed a 30 day intensive training program with supervised field and classroom training in chainsaw operation, safety awareness, falling and bucking

Valid Standard First Aid with CPR-ABC-AED (expires June 2015)

Valid H2S Alive (expires June 2015)


Faller / Slasher (November 2014 – present)

Silverback Treeworks Ltd., Squamish BC

  • Fell Pine, Alder, Cottonwood along dyke on Mamquam River, Squamish BC
  • Removed trees effectively at rivers edge against lean
  • Fell Pines safely in urban areas within striking area of buildings

Faller (May – June 2014)

Fedje & Gunderson Falling, Nootka Island BC

  • Fell oversize Hemlock, Fir, Cedar over 2.5m diameter
  • Experienced in conventional logging

 Faller (2013 – 2014)

Aggressive Timber Falling, Coastal BC

  • Negotiated steep terrain in remote territories including Toba Inlet, Knights Inlet, Wyclese Lagoon, Smith Inlet, Rivers Inlet and Susan Island
  • Fell oversized trees for heli-logging removed by air-crane and Boeing Vertol
  • Deconstructed dangerous jackpots with green trees, gun-barrels, deadfall, and snags.
  • Practiced safe methods of keeping felled timber within the block on steep slope

Faller (November 2012)

Island Woodlots, Sointula BC

  • Experienced falling Cedar, Hemlock, Yew and Pine
  • Safely removed dangerous Cedar and Hemlock snags
  • Efficiently communicated with multiple fallers within area

Groomer ( summer to fall seasonal 2009 – 2011)

Silver Star Mountain Resort, Vernon BC

  • Operated chainsaws brushing out skiing runs on extreme slope angles
  • S100 certified during 3 year employment
  • Experienced forest fire fighting assessment, suppression and mop-up
  • Experienced working in up to 40ºC temperatures
  • Basic chainsaw repair and maintenance


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