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Our Team

At Pimm’s Production Equipment Ltd., our team has years of experience, and we are dedicated to offering services that are second to none.

Darwin Pimm – President & Chief Executive Officer


  • Over 45 years’ experience in the oilfield industry.
  • 40 years’ experience in instrumentation and electrical.
  • Started Pimm’s in 1980.
  • Very active in the community as a member of the Petroleum Association and Rotary International.
  • Sponsors minor hockey, minor baseball, minor golf and much more.
  • Continues to be an integral part of Pimm’s team.

Ted Pimm – General Manager & Chief Financial Officer


  • Started with Pimm’s in 1982.
  • Went to school at the University of Victoria for a degree in business (’91) and UBC for a degree in education (’96).
  • Maintains community relations and advertising.
  • 5-year executive member of the FSJ Petroleum Association.
  • Past executive member of Rotary and Urban Hope.
  • Involved in minor sports.
  • Controls all aspects of purchasing.

Ed Pimm – Chief Operating Officer & FSJ Branch Manager


  • Started with Pimm’s in September, 1987.
  • Journeyman Industrial Instrument Mechanic, 1991.
  • Journeyman Plumber and Gasfitter, 1986.
  • Position of COO held since 2004.
  • Active in minor hockey and the FSJ Petroleum Association.

Larry Pimm – Operation Equipment & Electrical Specialist


  • Started with Pimm’s in 1985.
  • Class A electrical contractor’s certificate of competency, 1981.
  • BC Hydro Substation Foreman 1976-1985.
  • Currently acts as director, advisor and fills in for supervisors when required.

Mark Shuster – Team Leader (Instrumentation & Electrical)


  • Journeyman electrician with inter-provincial certification.
  • Started in the industry in 1980 as a construction electrician.
  • Maintenance electrician for Home Oil from 1993 to 1996.
  • 1996- 2003, worked for Simark Controls in sales and service of electrical and instrumentation equipment, with factory training on VFDs and gas detection equipment.
  • Started with Pimm’s in 2003 and has since been an integral part of the team in dispatching, troubleshooting, design and sales.

Vic Giesbrecht – Team Leader (Information Technology)


  • Has been with Pimm’s since 2004.
  • Computer Engineering Tech Degree from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Security + designation and numerous other certifications.
  • An expert in networking, communications and PLC programming and a highly respected trouble-shooter.
  • 20 years’ experience with Nortel Phone Systems.

Chris Jorven – Team Leader (Rental & Shop)


  • Started as a laboratory technician for Chemical and Geological Laboratories in 1972.
  • In 1975, was promoted to Manager of the FSJ branch.
  • In 1990, became a partner in purchase of Chemical and Geological Laboratories and was promoted to Vice-President. He transferred to Calgary office and directed 40+ employees. He set up and managed sales staff of 9 people, oversaw the development of new testing procedures for the Oil Sands development and served on the Board of Directors for the company.
  • Started with Primm’s in 2006.
  • Has served as the Executive of the FSJ Petroleum Association in various capacities since 1977.
  • At Pimm’s, Chris manages the shop and rental departments and leads our safety program.

Dean Palmer – Team Leader (Parts Department)


  • Started at Pimm’s in 2006.
  • Over 35 years’ experience in the oilfield.
  • Journeyman welder with over 30 years’ experience.
  • 5 years as Parts Manager/team leader at Pimm’s.