Tex began working for Aztec as a Field Consultant in 1997 and was appointed Manager of Field Operations in 2006. He has over 30 years of experience consulting and installing oil and gas facilities and pipelines. His experience includes pipeline & facility construction supervision, pre-planning of proposed well sites, access roads, reclamation and remediation, operation and maintenance of single well battery sites, gas compressors, and gas sweetening systems. Tex has a positive personality and experience that often allows him to analyze and deal with project issues, landowner, first nation and other stakeholder concerns swiftly with a reasonable outcome for all parties. He also has great business experience in the oil and gas industry that strengthens the Aztec Engineering management team.
Tex is a certified Pipeline & Facility Inspector and currently holds all required safety tickets. Tex enjoys being part of his community in Saddle Hills. He served as Councillor for the Saddle Hills area and was a recipient of the Councillor of Excellence award in 1992. He was an executive member of the South Peace Regional Planning Commission for two years and served on the Development Appeal Board for 3 years. He was also the founding member of the Peace Valley Conservation & Recreation Committee and the Savanna Agricultural Society. He served as a coach and sponsor of the Savanna Minor Hockey league for 10 years. Since becoming an owner at Aztec, Tex has worked to build the local team to be an industry leader in construction management. Tex is also committed to ensuring that Aztec Engineers and Technologists are aware of the challenges faces during fabrication and apply a constructability concept to Aztec designs and project management.