Harvesting Div 7

Direct West Natural Resources LLP,

Division Seven, Harvesting,

Administrator: Dean Stratton, CEO
Tel: 1-250-303-0940
Email: directwest_companies@hotmail.com

bradfmlovell@gmail.com; (250) 202 – 8386
29 Chappell Street; Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Bachelor of Science in Forestry – University of New Brunswick – Fredericton, NB 2015 – 2017
Forest Conservation Technician Diploma with Distinction – Sault College – Sault Ste. Marie, ON 2013 – 2014
Outdoor Adventure Program – Algonquin College – Pembroke, ON 2006 – 2008

 Member of Ontario Forestry Association, Canadian Institute of Forestry
 Canada Safety Council ATV Rider Safety Course and Pleasure Craft Operator Card
 Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Boreal and Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Photo Interpretation Certification (2014)
 Ontario Tree Marking course
 NS Watercourse Alteration Certification for Sizers (2019)

 CIF Gold Medal and Losee Memorial Award for outstanding scholarship, sportsmanship and citizenship (2014 )
 St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid for Industry (OFA Level 1 equivalent) (2017)
 Canadian Red Cross Remote Wilderness First Aid (2015) and Level “C” with CPR and AED (2014)
 Wilderness First Responder and Swift Water Rescue Technician trained and certified
 SP 100 Fire Suppression Certification
 “Class 5” Driver’s License

Owner/Operator – The Rugged Gardener – Halifax, NS Feb 2020 to Current
 Designing and delivering project quotes from onsite and offsite research for clients
 Building, installing and delivering raised vegetable garden beds and garden projects for clients
 Consulting on and building detailed vegetable gardening plans for clients

Forest Operations Planner – Northern Pulp – New Glasgow, NS Sept 2018 to Feb 2020
 Responsible for reconnaissance and planning potential harvest blocks for Northern Pulp, Crown and private land
 Responsible for timber cruising and inventory, road layout and planning, and identifying and recording features
of importance including species at risk, waterways and features, fish bearing streams, culverts and bridges, road
access, animal habitat and nests, mast and cavity trees, forest types
 Responsible for taking ground information and using Arcmap and various other computer programs to complete a
sustainable harvesting plan for contractors and company to follow according to pertinent legislation

Stewardship Forester – Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations
and Rural Development (FLNRORD) – Dawson Creek, BC Jan 2018 to May 2018
 In charge of Forest and Range Evaluation Program (FREP) planning, organization and implementation.
 Working with and on spruce beetle contracts, mapping and planning.
 Liaison with licensees, BCTS, First Nations and stakeholders for stewardship programs.
 In charge of reviewing FSP for the Peace-Liard area

Forest Technologist – British Columbia Timber Sales (BCTS) – Dawson Creek, BC Sept 2017 to Jan 2018
 Managing timber sale licenses, liaison between license holders and BCTS, inspecting blocks, writing reports and
actions plans, monitoring harvesting activities, helping with road and oil and gas permits for licensees, doing pre
works for harvesting and slash pile burning with licensees.

Wildland Firefighter – Strategic Natural Resource Consultants – Campbell River, BC July 2017 – Sept 2017
 Part of 5 man crew blacklining, hose layout, running and troubleshooting water pumps, lookout, patrolling, and
hand tooling on the fire line.

Compassmen – Infinity Pacific Stewardship Group – Queen Charlotte City, BC May 2017 – July 2017
 Road layout cut block reconnaissance and collecting tree measurement data and rare plants data on cutblocks.

Forest Technician – NRCan, Canadian Forestry Service – Fredericton, NB May 2016 – Sept 2016;
May 2015 – Sept 2015
 Road maintenance, chainsaw work, tree planting, tree marking, timber cruising, block, boundary and watercourse
layout, bridge deconstruction and building, watercourse assessment and repair at the Acadia Research Forest.

Tree marker – Yurechuk Contracting – Sault Ste. Marie, ON May 2014 – Sep. 2014
 Marking trees for selection and shelterwood cuts according to Ontario tree marking standards.

Silviculture Assistant – Tembec – Chapleau, ON April 2013 – Sept 2013
 Checking for tree quality on tree plant, herbicidal surveys, supervising safety for tree planters to ensure safety
guidelines are followed and supervision and blocking of roads for aerial helicopter herbicide spray.

Warehouse Manager – Marks – London, ON Aug 2012. – Dec. 2012
Warehouse Manager – JYSK – London, ON Mar 2012 – Aug 2012
Inventory/Warehouse Manager – Novacks – London, ON Sept 2011 – Feb 2012
Park Facility Operator – Wells Gray Provincial Park – Clearwater, BC June 2011 – Sept. 2011
Treeplanter – Summit Reforestation – Smithers, BC May 2011 – June 2011
Asst. Foreman, Herbicide Sprayer – Spectrum Resource Group – Prince George, BC May 06 – Sept 06
Treeplanter – Spectrum Resource Group – Prince George, BC May 2005 – Sept 2005
 Extensive use of map and compass, various GPS and handheld navigation units in the field and office
 Experience in tree checking, vegetation surveys, herbicide programs (aerial and ground), PCT operations
 Experience researching and implementing legislation for forest management projects
 Extensive experience with ArcGis suite (in office and field) and Remsoft forest modeling software suite
 Experience laying out harvest and PCT blocks with map, compass and Nomad GPS
 Timber cruised blocks for inventory and quality
 Experience putting together detailed harvesting plans for blocks
 Extensive experience using and maintaing chainsaws for road clearing and tree felling
 Repaired roads and replaced culverts with backhoe loader and other tools
 Quality control and tree marker for selection and shelterwood cuts
 Quality and safety checker for reforestation
 Extensive driving experience on logging and bush roads
 Assisted foreman in treeplanting workplace setup
Management & Interpersonal skills
 Extensive experience in managing, leading and working with co-workers, clients, class mates in the field and office
 Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
 Liaison and talking with various stakeholders, First Nations, government employees and public
 Directly involved in facilitating and establishing transfer credit agreement between Sault College and UNB
 Helped plan and lead various parts of yearlong forest management practicum course at UNB
 Peer Tutor for various college courses for duration of time at Sault College and UNB
 Volunteered for various college functions (open houses, general information sessions, high school students) and
Ministry Career Day
 Project management and organizational skills
 Worked all over Canada with a variety of clients and co-workers in many different settings and pace
 Assisted Foreman in treeplanting workplace setup in British Columbia
 Introduced inventory and warehouse management at Novacks Outfitters
 Assisted training of 15 employees at Novacks and Spectrum Resource Management
 Facilitated ORCKA canoeing standards for 15 Camp Hyanto staff
 Supervised waterfront staff in canoe & kayak lessons; led up to 30 children and 4 staff at the Boys & Girls Club and
on the Rideau Canal canoe trip.


Make                Model               Details

Caterpillar         966C                 – several engine overhauls, transmissions, differentials, brakes, final drives, hydraulic repairs,                                                                                    

966G                – machine inspection, collect oil samples.

IT28G                – scheduled maintenance, brake repair, electrical troubleshooting and repair, repack cylinders, change hoses                       

988B                 – re & re and rebuild torque converter

D3                    – change brake bands, set up steering linkage

D4H                  – repair hardbar pins and bushings, re & re and rebuild Cat winch

D5H                  – engine tune-up, undercarriage

527                   – shim boom hinge pins, change and set snubber for grapple

D6C                  – final drives, engines, transmissions, complete undercarriage.

D6D                 – final drives, undercarriage

D6M                 – hose and cylinder repair

D6R                  – hard bar rebuild, repair recoil spring chamber, hoses and cylinders, changed idlers, radiator repair                                        .

D7G                 – final drive

D8K                  – final drives, engine and torque divider overhaul, fuel pump rebuild, cylinder head valve regrind


225D                – re & re and reseal engine, rebuild swing drive, replace throttle linkages, repair fuel pump                                       

EL300               – reseal rotary manifold, install new injectors, reseal quad valves, new tracks and sprockets                                            

325L                 – re & re engine, hose and cylinder replacement, rebuild grapple rotate motor, replace track motor                                          

920                   – rebuild cylinder head

GP-30               – rebuild differential, change masts, rebuild motor and cylinder head, repair             propane system

John Deere       644G                – transmission rebuild, major hydraulic tune-up, valve repair, centre hitch rebuild, differential and brake rebuild

648G                – differential rebuild, hydraulic pump replacement

748GIII              – complete machine service

290D                – replace track rails, sprockets and rebuild final drives

690E                – repair Pro-Heat engine heater, repair grapple rotate motor, replace grapple and boom cylinders

2054                 – machine service

Madill               2200B               – install retro-fit house lift, change final drives and track motors, rewire for extra lights, complete undercarriage.

2250B               – replace all hoses, complete wiring harness, filters etc. due to machine fire, rebuild buncher head

2800C               – repair valves for travel motors, replace boom cylinders

Ali-Craft crew boat         – winterize/ summerize, replace motor, replace gimble housing bearings, service electrical.

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