Second-generation lineman, tradesman, and podcast host, Ryan spent 19 years as a powerline technician, working all across North America. Based in British Columbia, he learned to troubleshoot complex electrical and rigging problems, design safe work plans, and build teams to get jobs done. Working for Allteck Line Contractors, he became a live line barehand-certified linemen.
Ryan’s career as a lineman taught him the importance of safety. He knows firsthand what it takes to perform the challenging, exacting, and dangerous work that keeps the world connected to power. He is passionate about the mental, physical, and spiritual work of a life in the trades and wants to shine a light on the men and women who spend their lives making ours easier.
Ryan lives in British Columbia, Canada and when he’s not working on live lines or checking levels on the podcast, you might catch him experimenting with videography and graphic design.