Richard Stickel

instructor years of experience

35

Years of
Experience

Biography

Richard Stickel worked at the Canfor Taylor Pulp Mill for 33 years. He has worked in operations, electrical and industrial instrumentation maintenance, construction in the oil and gas field and airport electrical construction. He holds dual journeyman certification as an electrician as well as an instrument mechanic. He is a 4th class power engineer.

As a technician Richard was involved with construction and maintenance of high voltage, medium voltage and low voltage systems. He also installed and programmed DCS and PLC’s, installed and repaired VFD’s, and installed and maintained analytical instrumentation and control valves.

He began his career at the pulp mill in operations and then moved over to E&I. He held the position of electrical and instrumentation supervisor for a number of years and then transferred into the planning department. As a supervisor he was responsible for the training and safety of the staff as well as contract electricians and instrument mechanics. As a planner he was involved with organizing and implementing the safe completion of regular maintenance and projects. He was also E&I team lead on major projects.

Richard has been very involved with speed skating in Canada as a coach and has led a number of academies and seminars.

Expertise

Testimonials

  • Nathan Ferrish, Syncrude
    Richard was knowledgeable about the course topics and was able to provide real-world experience when he encountered troubles with the drives. He was easy to talk to, approachable, and honest with his answers.
  • Bryce Allin, West Fraser
    Richard was very informative, willing to answer questions and find any answers he didn't know.
  • Mike Strachan, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
    Richard was a very good instructor that answered all my questions and if he didn't know the answer he found it in a timely manner
  • Afzal Sabir, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
    Richard was very knowledgeable and easy to get along with, took questions patiently and answered understandably. He was very good with deep knowledge of VFD functionality. He used examples from field experience, which makes more sense and is easy to understand.
  • Dana Latsay, Enbridge Pipelines INC
    Richard was a very good instructor. He kept the course interesting and asked the class a lot of questions to engage us. Knowledgeable with good answers for questions the class had.
  • Aaron Belanger, Syncrude
    Richard was very knowledgeable of the subject and provided personal experiences to back it up.
  • Daniel Torgerson, Enbridge
    Richard provided examples and previous experience. He answered all questions and went through the course content very well.
  • Nicole Deck, CAE
    Richard is well-spoken and paced the course well.
  • Ron Cox, Syncrude
    Richard is a great instructor, very knowledgeable, and has a great way of explaining things.

Upcoming Courses

May 28 - May 28, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Fort St. John , BC OR24117 Register
May 28 - May 29, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Fort St. John , BC OR24118 Register
Jun 03 - Jun 04, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time , AB OR24375 Register
Jun 03 - Jun 03, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time , AB OR24374 Register
Jun 05 - Jun 05, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Halifax time, NS OR24405 Register
Jun 12 - Jun 12, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time , AB OR24406 Register
Jun 19 - Jun 19, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Toronto time, ON OR24407 Register
Jun 26 - Jun 26, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24408 Register
Jul 18 - Jul 18, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24460 Register
Jul 18 - Jul 19, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24462 Register
Aug 21 - Aug 21, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24655 Register
Aug 22 - Aug 23, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24592 Register
Aug 22 - Aug 22, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time, BC OR24591 Register
Aug 28 - Aug 28, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time , AB OR24656 Register
Sep 04 - Sep 04, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Toronto time, ON OR24657 Register
Sep 04 - Sep 04, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
Fort St. John , BC OR24622 Register
Sep 04 - Sep 05, 2024 In Person
Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification
Fort St. John , BC OR24623 Register
Sep 11 - Sep 11, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm Saskatoon time, SK OR24658 Register
Sep 25 - Sep 25, 2024 LIVE 2-Way Online
Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection
Training 8am-4pm St. John's NL time, NL OR24659 Register

All Courses Taught

VFD Essentials: Programming, Maintenance and Motor Control Troubleshooting

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Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety - Qualified Electrical Worker Certification

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Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety

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Fundamentals of Industrial and Substation Battery Testing & Maintenance

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Fundamentals of Infrared Electrical Inspection

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Safe Electrical Switching and Arc Flash Awareness for Operators

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