Paul Sherwood

instructor years of experience

47

Years of
Experience

Biography

44 years as an Industrial Maintenance Electrician in the U.K. And Canada

Experience in the engineering and manufacturing industries maintaining a wide variety of electrical equipment

Worked primarily in the Potash mining industry in Saskatchewan (32 years)

At Potash held various roles, worked underground maintaining Electrical systems and equipment.

Mill maintenance Electrician working on high, medium and low voltage switchgear and motor controls, VFD’s, PLC’s and all other electrical systems

Moved into a Planning position, job entailed planning and kitting work orders using a CMMS for Electrical and Instrumentation Crews, developing PM and maintenance plans for the Mill Electrical Systems.

In this role I was also the Radiation Safety Officer for the Site. Role involved maintenance and security of over 70 small nuclear sources at the mine site.

For the last 11 years before retirement I was the Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisors as per the , leading a crew of 17. In this role I was a key player in implementing a Electrical Safety Program for the Mill Maintenance teams. I have extensive training and experience on Leadership and Safety practises.


Expertise

Testimonials

  • Steven Plett, 3M Canada
    Paul was knowledgeable in electrical safety and brought some real-world experience to the course
  • Jaime Cameron, Mt. Polley
    Paul Sherwood was very knowledgeable about the topic of the course. He adjusted the course to make it more relevant to our group of mine rescue personal who are not electricians but may run into these situations when responding to emergency call outs. He was able to answer all of our questions very quickly...
  • Spring Wiebe, Imperial Metals
    Paul was a well-spoken instructor who also took the time to explain everything in great detail, as the class participants weren't electricians.
  • Brandon Kyle Wijma, Mueller Electric Div II LTD
    Paul did an amazing job. On behalf of Mueller Electric, I would like to thank him for answering all our questions and having the knowledge to teach all of us in a professional manner.
  • Andrea Sargent, Mount Milligan, Centerra Gold
    Paul was helpful and took the time to make sure we understood everything.
  • Hao Zhang, Canadian Light Source Inc.
    I really enjoyed my two-day training with Paul. He did a great job simplifying complex concepts and making the material engaging for everyone. Looking forward to more sessions with him.
  • Stefan Hayden, Canadian Coast Guard
    Paul communicated the information effectively. He didn't just read directly from the slides and kept the class engaged.
  • Clint Olsen, Pattern Energy
    Paul was very knowledgeable, with plenty of real-life examples to add to the course.
  • Andrew Cliff, West Fraser
    Paul was a good instructor who was informative and understanding. I highly recommend him
  • Jason Cox, Newmont
    I liked Paul's real world approach and the speed at which he spoke, easy to absorb.
  • Lucas Grimaldi, Vari-Form Manufacturing
    The instructor was great. Paul was well spoken, carefully and thoughtfully went through each slide and seemed to be passionate about what he was teaching.
  • Colton Roberts, Stockdale's Electric
    Paul was very knowledgeable with experience and stories to back up what he said and what was in the slides.

Upcoming Courses

Aug 21 - Aug 21, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash High Voltage Safety Refresher Certification
Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time , AB OR24582 Register
Aug 26 - Aug 26, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24595 Register
Aug 26 - Aug 27, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24596 Register
Sep 11 - Sep 11, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash High Voltage Safety Refresher Certification
Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time , AB OR24642 Register
Sep 12 - Sep 12, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24627 Register
Sep 12 - Sep 13, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24628 Register
Oct 02 - Oct 02, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash High Voltage Safety Refresher Certification
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24703 Register
Oct 03 - Oct 04, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24723 Register
Oct 03 - Oct 03, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24722 Register
Oct 17 - Oct 18, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24735 Register
Oct 17 - Oct 17, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24734 Register
Oct 28 - Oct 28, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24741 Register
Oct 28 - Oct 29, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24742 Register
Nov 06 - Nov 06, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Fort St. John , BC OR24764 Register
Nov 06 - Nov 07, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Fort St. John , BC OR24765 Register
Nov 07 - Nov 08, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24811 Register
Nov 07 - Nov 07, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24810 Register
Nov 27 - Nov 27, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash High Voltage Safety Refresher Certification
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24827 Register
Nov 28 - Nov 29, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Saskatoon, SK OR24769 Register
Nov 28 - Nov 28, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Saskatoon, SK OR24768 Register
Jan 16 - Jan 16, 2025 In Person
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Saskatoon, SK OR24839 Register
Jan 16 - Jan 17, 2025 In Person
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Saskatoon, SK OR24840 Register

All Courses Taught

Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification

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Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety

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Arc Flash High Voltage Safety Refresher Certification

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Understanding Maintenance Management Software (MMS)

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Safe Electrical Switching and Arc Flash Awareness for Operators

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