Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

 
Dan Sims

Dan Sims, General Manager

Well organized and a resourceful leader. Dan is extremely passionate about delivering top quality work, innovation, and exceeding all expectations. His knowledge of slope stabilization, drilling, and a career long involvement in the mining industry have afforded him the experience to visualize and understand complex projects which contributes to our team’s overall success. It is not uncommon to see Dan with boots on the ground mentoring or supporting our field crews in any way necessary to safely and efficiently get the job done. 

Steve Hunter

Steve Hunter, Procurement Manager

Joining the BAT team in 2018, Steve is a Red Seal Parts and Warehouseperson. He is currently studying for CAPM Certification with PMI.  Steve manages purchasing and procurement, BAT equipment and resources, yard operations, tracks and schedules fleet maintenance, and coordinates project mobilization and demobilization. 

Ryan Casey

Ryan Casey, Rope Access Program Manager

A highly trained and well seasoned professional with 10 years of IRATA L3, and Sprat L3 certification. Ryan has a broad range of experience in the rope access industry and has worked on many significant projects internationally. He is responsible for defining, planning, implementing, and reviewing the operations of our Rope Access work, along with the primary duty of ensuring our technicians are competent for the task at hand, and that the equipment, and access methods are safe and compliant.

Blair Nicklas

Blaire Nicklas, NCSO, HSE Manager

Blaire has a devotion to workplace Health and Safety as a NCSO safety officer with 15+ years of experience. She has a proven track record with project experience, leadership, expertise and is highly committed to BAT’s HSE program and safety excellence. Blaire possesses a clear understanding of construction safety procedures and protocol relevant to our specialized industry, clients, and keeps BAT on top of the latest regulations and trends.

Tyrone Lama

Tyrone Lama, PMP, Project Manager

A qualified professional within the construction industry who possesses a long track record of projects delivered successfully and enjoy the challenge of working across a broad range of business sectors. Civil Engineer, Estimator, Projects, and Construction Manager with 20+ years of experience taking leadership on major projects in key areas such as planning, execution, supervision, budgets, and contract management.

Trudy Keats

Trudy Keats, Office Manager

Trudy is a versatile and dedicated administrative leader. She has excelled at developing and implementing BAT’s office management systems while keeping valuable project information current. Trudy supports operations and works as a project coordinator, manages human resource coordination and administration, and fills any voids necessary to maintain efficient and smooth operations in the office and field. 

Keith MacDonald

Keith McDonald, General Superintendent

Keith is an ASA certified nozzleman with over 17 years of shotcrete and shoring experience. He is a well-respected superintendent who is known for executing projects on time and budget. His ability to foresee and mitigate potential challenges before they are encountered keeps projects and crews moving along safely and productively.