Dec 18, 2022

James Young

  • Process Engineer
  • Toronto, ON, CA
Full time Oil & Gas Production and Operations Petroleum Engineering Projects, Facilities and Construction Reservoir Safety Engineering

Personal Summary

I have diverse technical skillset which enables me to optimally make decisions involved in petroleum processing and preventative maintenance material selection. I have over 5 years' experience troubleshooting automated fire alarm I have excelled in courses on: Production and Processing Petroleum, Drilling, and PLC automation.

* Testing and researching discovery items
* In depth knowledge of oil and gas chromatography
* Proficient use of computer and automation
* Very resourceful and skilled at working with people of diverse backgrounds
* Competent at managing responsibilities in a high-volume atmosphere

Work Experience

Inside Sales Representative
Jan 2020 - Jan 2022 Wolseley Industrial

* Produce quotes, coordinate with suppliers and complete the order process directly with customer
* Competent in standard pipe material, dimensions, weight, pipe standards and application type
* Suggest services and new products based on positive customer interaction
* Attend trade shows to promote products to agriculture, potash and energy sectors

Pest Control Technician
Jan 2018 - Jan 2020 Abell Pest Control

* Provide full-service pest removal, trap installations, and safe pesticide applications all over the province including residential, agriculture and industrial facilities
* Exterminate harborage, repair entry holes and recommended products/services to customers
* Maintain company vehicle by driving and working safely according to TDG, WHMIS & Manufacture specification

Emergency Service Officer
Jan 2018 - Jan 2019 Prince Albert Grand Council

* Assessed emergency plans all Saskatchewan First Nation communities
* Installed and programed addressable Fire Alarm Panels on reservation buildings
* Collected inventory data of equipment on reservation Fire Halls for preventative maintenance and record keeping
* Became involved in community efforts by participating in firefighter training, real-life emergency (wildfire, search & rescue, floods) and First Nation feasts and ceremony
* Liaised with local municipality and inter-tribal to establish emergency plans and mutual aid agreements

Fire Alarm Technician
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018 Levitt Safety

* Install, conduct Full Annual Fire Inspection, trouble-shoot fire alarm systems at various industrial sites: oil producer camps, ugrader and coker facilities, Indigenous community buildings, public malls/rec. centres, residential and commercial buildings
* Log and map all devices, program device names and synchronize flasher and auditory alerts, recorded evacuation instructions and connection to monitoring company and/or fire department
* Provide inspection and replacement of emergency lights, fire extinguishers and assist with fire sprinkler testing
* Provide on-call and 24 hr. service to customers and support to fire department during a fire scene (reset panel, provide device history and location info.)

Life Safety Supervisor
Jan 2014 - Jan 2016 Toronto Community Housing Corp

* Technical lead on fire alarm systems in all property sites including high-rise residential, downtown retail and parkades
* Project manage contractors and internal staff during repairs to sprinkler, fire alarm, elevator and generator
* Train superintendents on their duty to visually inspect: fire device, door, fire escape, fire curtain, extinguisher, sprinkler gauge, elevator, emergency light, fire hazards, pests, backup generator and fuel storage.
* Liaise with Toronto Fire for corrective measures in response to fire code violations and updates to the fire safety plan


Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering Technology - Petroleum Engineering Technology
Jan 2020 - Jan 2021 Cape Breton University
Justice Studies
Jan 2018 - Jan 2019 University of Regina
Fire Protection Engineering Technology
Jan 2011 - Jan 2013 Seneca College