A millwright for 33 years, Dave completed his four year trades apprenticeship as a millwright and machinist. As a certified trades professional, he began his career in coal-fired power stations, pulp and paper mills and petro-chemical plants. Early on, Dave had the opportunity to work on the first ever LNG plan to be built in Australia in 1988.
In 1990 he relocated to Canada and worked as a machinist in the ship-building industry and then transitioned to forestry.
In 1998 Dave worked with Murray Latta as a Millwright, Lead Hand, Foreman, Project Manager, Account Manager, Project Superintendent, and in Sales and Estimating. Since then, he has come to be an integral part of the Apex and Pro-Tech teams.