Curtis began his career in the Oil and Gas Industry working as a Safety Coordinator on the Haynesville Shale in 2006. He worked as a Safety Coordinator and/or Occupational Qualifier for various major oil and gas companies and contractors, including but not limited to, Trans-Canada, Chesapeake, Northern Natural Gas and Willbros. Curtis is a Veriforce Evaluator and an NCCER Master Trainer, as well as holding NCCER certifications as Construction Site Safety Technician and Construction Site Safety Master. He was the West Texas Divisional Safety Representative for BHP on the Permian Basin Shale in 2011-2012. In 2012, Curtis came to work for Applied Consultants as a Pipeline Inspector on the Eagle Ford Shale where he worked his way to Lead Inspector before being brought in house as the Safety and OQ Manager. Curtis currently serves as a Compliance Manager.