Faculty Profile

Daren Germaine

Daren Germaine


Trades & Apprenticeships

RSE, Commercial Transport

Subjects: Heavy Duty Apprenticeship
Campbell River Campus 250-923-9700 ext. 7826 | Location VIG - 214

I was born in the Queen Charlottes in a logging camp. My father was the maintenance man for the camp. We moved out of the Charlottes when I was young and I grew up in the BC Lower Mainland.

I worked on the family farm untill we moved into Burnaby were I took a job with Ryder Truck Rental when I turned 16. I worked there for 16 years, becoming a licenced commercial transport mechanic and one of the foremen.

I left Ryder Truck to begin teaching at BCIT were I worked for 12 years, becoming the chief instructor and then the manager for the Heavy Equipment Division where I was responsible for all aspects of the Great Northern Way Campus and its program offerings including the railway program, the BCIT- Marine Campus in North Van, the Diesel Engine Mechanics program at Rutlad Senior Secondary in Kelowna and a Heavy Duty Foundation program in a Dawson Creek high school.

I then left BCIT to buy a property in the gulf Islands and open my own business, Hornby lsland Mechanical and Towing, which I successfully ran for six years. I have a comprehensive mechanical and electronic knowledge and experience in the commercial transport, heavy duty, diesel engine, automotive, marine and railway Industries.

RSE, Commercial Transport

Provincial Instructor Diploma

Commercial Vehicle Inspector- All Vehicles with Air Brakes, with Propane, with Natural Gas

Air Care Endorsements for all Catagories, Gas Diesel, Alternate Fuels

Cummins Engine Qualification,Signature, ISX ISM, ISB, QSX, QSM,QSB

Class 3 with Air License

HVA-100 Heavy Duty Equipment Tech Appr - Lv 1

HVA-200 Heavy Duty Equipment Tech Appr - Lv 2

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