Steve has been in the oil and gas industry for over 20 years, and was in the agricultural industry for four years prior to that. His first five years in the industry specialized in electrical, control panel, instrumentation and Altronic ignition work. His subsequent years have all focused on natural gas service companies. In 2002, Steve joined Collicutt Hannover focusing on compression packages from 120 HP to 2600 HP, turbine packages, genset packages, and compressor overhauls. He was a Branch manager for six years.
Steve joined Vortex (previously Strad Energy) in 2011, initially as the Western Business Development manager. In 2015 Steve was promoted to Operations Manager.
Steve received certificates in both Automotive Mechanics and Business Management from Red Deer College.