Sheldon Rule – Director of Quality Assurance
Sheldon brings to IPAC Services more than 20 years of industry experience. Born and raised in Beaverlodge, AB, Sheldon has lived in Grande Prairie for most of his working and professional career. After completing his interprovincial journeyman certification in the welding trade at Fairview College, Sheldon worked as an owner operator of his own welding and fabrication company for 5 years.
As way of natural progression, Sheldon went on to take further training and became a CSA 178.2 Weld Inspector, AWS Quality Control Inspector, and CWB Welding Supervisor. Sheldon stays informed of change through memberships and affiliations of industry organizations such as ASME, AWS, CWB and CSA. Field experience, inspection certification, and proficiency in code requirements has given Sheldon an excellent combination for handling the ever progressing quality control landscape.
Sheldon is proud to be part of a team that received two prestigious honours in 2015. Being named Construction Company of the Year and receiving an Award for Excellence in Health in Safety at the Oil and Gas Awards Canada is testimony that the IPAC team embraces change and is able to meet and adapt to the ever challenging climate in project traceability.
When not at work, Sheldon is a full time volunteer and advocate for the Grande Prairie Judo Club where he is able to help train and inspire children of all ages. Also a motorcycle enthusiast, Sheldon is on the open road whenever his schedule and the weather permits.