Jonah Fotheringham
Pemberton, BC
Box 408
V0N 2L0
604 379 5191

Special Skills and Certifications

•    Commercial Transport Mechanic – Interprovincial Red Seal Certification
•    Utility Fleet Mechanic Certification – Canadian Utility Fleet Council
•    BC Commercial Vehicle Inspector Certification
•    Class 1 drivers’ license with air brake endorsement
•    Logistics Essentials series Certification
•    ICBC certified Practical Driving instructor for Class 1,2,3,4,5/7 Vehicles
•    ICBC Air Brake instructor certification
•    IVES Instructor Certification for Counterbalanced, Narrow Aisle, Rough Terrain (telehandler) forklifts, Aerial Lifts (Boom, Scissor) and Skid Steer Loader
•    Collision Avoidance Driver training (JIBC)
•    Level D Crane Certification (stiff boom, articulating)
•    CSA 225 Aerial platform endorsement
•    Boat Smart Certification
•    Air Condition Certification (ODP)
•    WHMIS
•    Propane Filling Certification
•    Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certification
•    Level 1 First Aid/CPR/AED training with transportation endorsement
•    Incident Command Systems 100 Certification (JIBC)
•    Excel, Power Point, Word and other computer applications knowledge and skills
•    Various safety courses for working around hydro electrical system

Work History

March 2020 – Current
Vail Resorts – Whistler Blackcomb – Heavy Duty Mechanic

Duties: Responsible for the preventative maintenance and repairs for all WB equipment (except snow cats) – Performing Oil changes, greasing, testing etc. As well as all repairs for a wide range of equipment, Trucks, buses, Cranes, excavators, skid steer loaders etc. Also responsible for performing annual inspections in accordance with provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety standards (CVIP)

Feb 2020 – March 2021
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure – Commercial Transport Enforcement officer/Area Vehicle Inspector

Duties: Responsible for performing audits on designated inspection facilities to ensure inspections are being done in accordance with the legislation and/or policies that govern the facilities. Also responsible for inspecting vehicles and all school buses as well as conduct patrols to ensure commercial vehicle traffic is operating safely on our roadways.

May 2019 – Oct 2019
Department of Fisheries and Oceans – Maintenance Superintendent

Duties: Responsible for the maintenance and repairs of an Off-Grid Salmon spawning Facility at Pinkut Creek on Lake Babine. Maintaining various pieces of mechanical equipment including standby generators, heavy construction equipment and vehicles, various pieces of small engine equipment, Water management equipment, Several Buildings and all general property maintenance.

Skills: Repairing and maintaining various pieces of mechanical equipment. Equipment operation for the Summer and winter maintenance of 30 km of public roads including snow removal. Operating different pieces of equipment and hand tools for the landscaping and repairs of the site buildings. Understanding water flow for the system and managing water levels on site and supply from creek.

Feb 2019 – May 2019
BC Hydro – Field Storekeeper

Duties: Responsible for the Management of the store inventory at several BC Hydro generation facilities, using passport and various other software applications. Responsible for the entire procurement process for any material request for non-stock items.
Skills: Using IT applications to maintain stock inventory, communicating and maintaining relationships with various groups of people including coworkers, clients, management and vendors.

April 2017- Feb 2019
BC Hydro – Fleet Safety Trainer

Duties: Responsible for delivering training to employees for the safe use and operation of Commercial vehicles (ICBC licensed Instructor) Forklifts (all classes), Aerial Platforms, Skid Steer Loaders, as well as various other safety and vehicle related courses. Responsible for completing a driving assessment for all new employees.
Skills: Delivering classroom instruction on various topics, performing practical instruction and assessment on multiple types of equipment, instructing drivers one to one in the operation of commercial vehicles, Assessing employees on the operation of commercial and non-commercial vehicles. Developing course materials for new and existing programs.

2012-April 2017
BC Hydro – Mobile Utility Truck and Transport Vehicle Technician/Commercial Transport Mechanic

Duties: Accountable for maintenance and repair of BC Hydro vehicles. Responsible for performing scheduled maintenance and repairing breakdowns on heavy trucks, bucket trucks, digger derrick trucks, cranes trucks, forklifts, and various other equipment.
Skills: Hydraulic and electrical troubleshooting skills, performing various equipment standards checks, and focusing on all safety aspects of the vehicle use and operation. Maintaining shop inventory of spare parts/supplies and building relationships with external vendors. Planning, scheduling and prioritizing repairs while keeping clients informed of all vehicle concerns.

Johnston Equipment, Delta, BC – Forklift Maintenance Technician

Duties: Responsible for maintenance and repair of electric and propane forklifts. Factory trained Raymond forklift technician. Accountable for managing client needs including scheduling regular maintenance, keeping inventory/stock, taking care of repairs and emergency break downs.
Skills: Electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting skills and techniques, customer service training, and time management skills.

Flightline Golf Inc., St Jacobs, ON – Assistant Supervisor/Equipment Operator

Duties: Involved in all aspects of golf course construction and renovation projects.
Skills: Experience Operating many types of heavy equipment, (excavator, dozer, skid steer etc.) using surveying tools, reading and following architectural drawings.

2001-2005, 2010-2011
Independent Film Contract Grip (Self-Employed), Vancouver, BC

Duties: Involved in the production of television commercials, music videos, and feature films. Setting up camera and lighting equipment and rigging various pieces of equipment involved in film production.
Skills: Rigging principles and techniques. Good understanding of lighting for film.

•       Vancouver Community College Provincial Instructor Diploma
•       Commercial Transport Red Seal apprenticeship program – British Columbia Institute of Technology
•       BC Hydro Utility Fleet Mechanic – In house training
•       Utility Fleet Mechanic Advanced training – Bob Borer Enterprises Ltd.
•       Logistics Essentials series training
•       BC Hydro Professional Development Soft Skills courses (JIBC/Kwela) -White Belt Lean Training, Influencing Skills, Navigating Challenging Conversations, Communicating with skill and agility Project Management Fundamentals, and Conflict Resolution
•       Raymond Reach Factory Training
•       Motive Power Techniques, Heavy equipment Program – Sir Sanford Fleming
College, Lindsay, ON
•       Small Engine Diagnosis and Repair – Sir Sanford Fleming College, Lindsay, ON
•       Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute High School

Personal Hobbies
Enjoy working on cars and trucks, watching sports, spending time outside – hiking, camping and keeping active.
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