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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Versatile Chemist works with different types of chemicals, compounds and materials. Proficient in performing tests, documenting results and writing papers. Well-organized and detail-oriented with good project management and planning abilities developed over 3 years in Chemistry.

Skills
  • Technical Expertise
  • Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet Development
  • Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Adobe Programs (InDesign, PhotoShop, etc.)
  • Laboratory Equipment Operations
  • Resource Conservation
  • Federal Regulations
  • Equipment Safety
  • Project Requirements
  • Standard Methods
  • Safety Requirements
  • Chemical Inventory
  • Maintaining Clean Work Areas
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Work Orders
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Project Deadlines
  • Laboratory Methods
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Chemical Compounding
  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
  • Standards Creation
Education
Texas A&M University College Station, TX Expected in 12/2018 Bachelor of Science : Chemistry - GPA :
  • 3.891 GPA, Magna Cum Laude
  • S.M.A.R.T. DoD Scholarship Recipient
  • Research Project: [Project Name], [Project Results Statement]
North Lake College Irving, TX Expected in : Chemistry - GPA :
San Jacinto College District Houston, TX, Expected in : Chemistry - GPA :
Work History
Exelon - Chemist
State House, NE, 02/2019 - Current
  • Conducted analytical separation of 18 radioelements including transition metals, actinides, and lanthanides for sole DoD nuclear forensics lab
  • Performed analytical purification of Strontium, Molybdenum, and Cesium samples for beta, gamma, and ICP analysis
  • Displayed proficiency using acid/base precipitations, liquid-liquid extraction, vacuum filtration, flaming to hard and soft dryness, wet and dry ashing, specialized perchloric fume hood operation, acid digestion, micro-pipetting, analytical balance usage, and crystallization techniques
  • Operated and maintained Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) and associated liquid Argon, chiller, and auto-sampler supplemental instrumentation
  • Managed preparation, analysis, and storage of ICP-OES/MS samples on the order of ~1200 samples/year
  • Organized short and long term ICP sample physical storage and electronic laboratory information management system (LIMS) tracking, maintained through annual inventory and disposal
  • Authored “quick-start” guide for ICP-OES operation and maintenance
  • Trained new chemists in various chemical, ICP, and administrative procedures
  • Assisted with laboratory support by preparing stock reagents, managing consumable inventory, and serving as safety personnel
  • Exhibited competency in preparation of buffer solutions, solid-liquid dilutions, saturated solutions, mixtures, pH indicators, and resin columns and resin cleaning
  • Experienced in pH probe calibration and operation, reagent quality testing, and MilliQ Water Filtration System operation and maintenance
  • Led bench chemistry for R&D of novel Sr-89/90 analysis by Čerenkov counting/liquid scintillation counting, an adaptation of the academic work “Standard Test Method for Determination of Strontium-89 and Strontium-90 in Water by Čerenkov Counting” by ASTM
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and OneNote, Adobe Acrobat, Qtegra, and Bartender programs
  • Chemically separates, purifies, and analyzes known and unknown radioactive analytes according to approved methods
  • Performs analytical purification of Barium, Cadmium, and Actinide samples for alpha, beta, gamma, and ICP analysis for sole DoD nuclear forensics lab
  • Exhibits competency in preparation of buffer solutions, solid-liquid dilutions, saturated solutions, mixtures, pH indicators, resin columns and resin cleaning
  • Displays proficiency using acid/base precipitations, liquid-liquid extraction, vacuum filtration, flaming, analytical balance usage, and crystallization techniques
  • Conducts scientific investigations, method development, and/or testing activities that involve researching and developing scientific measurements and tests.
  • Increased flight mission capabilities by certifying on dual purification procedures months early
  • Processed over 2K chemicals and completed over 50 procedures through manning shortfall
  • Prepares testing reagent and stock solutions with 99% accuracy for distribution to purification chemists
  • Manages the workflow of the Chemical Preparation lab to optimize output and maximize efficiency
  • Supports the lab’s operations by maintaining and ordering chemical and consumable inventory
  • Oversees the testing of products to ensure they meet specifications qualified for use by the laboratory
  • Responsible for developing, writing and maintaining highly technical Standing Operating Procedures based on strict regulatory guidance
  • Makes defensible reports by capturing and recording accurate and complete analytical information on approved forms, worksheets, and other appropriate documents
  • Operates the laboratory information management system (LIMS) to document all work order data, receipts, and conclusions
  • Maintains chain of custody integrity for all samples and associating documents
  • Train new chemists on basic laboratory functions and radiochemistry procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and OneNote, Adobe Acrobat, and Bartender programs
  • Holds Top Secret-level clearance, active (May2017–present)
Ascension Health - Radiochemistry Intern
Woodruff, WI, 05/2018 - 08/2018
  • Sorted and organized files, spreadsheets and reports.
  • Analyzed problems, identified solutions and made decisions.
  • Collaborated in professional team to solve workflow issues.
  • Completed research, compiled data, updated spreadsheets and produced timely reports.
  • Worked on projects using knowledge gained in classes to put together recommendations for issues.
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for internal and customer-facing needs.
  • Achieved management recognition by designing and implementing special project during internship.
  • Maximized productivity by analyzing protocols and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Maintained organized inventory by checking stock to determine supply levels, expediting orders and delivering materials to work stations.
  • Upheld office schedule and calendar to coordinate workflow and meetings.
  • Represented company at industry trade shows and had direct interaction with consumers.
Air Force Technical Applications Center - Lab Operations Intern
City, STATE, 05/2017 - 08/2017
  • Sorted and organized files, spreadsheets and reports.
  • Analyzed problems, identified solutions and made decisions.
  • Collaborated in professional team to solve workflow issues.
  • Completed research, compiled data, updated spreadsheets and produced timely reports.
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for internal and customer-facing needs.
  • Achieved management recognition by designing and implementing special project during internship.
  • Reviewed related literature and conducted investigations to support research efforts.
  • Offered technical assistance to support front-line teams with daily operations and special projects.
  • Studied with senior staff to develop deep understanding of team processes and full operational activities.
  • Handled administrative and data entry work for staff.
  • Supported operations team with resource allocation and utilization for optimal expense control.
  • Completed reports and paperwork on critical information impacting operations.
Teen Mania International - Marketing and Communications Specialist
City, STATE, 08/2012 - 08/2015
  • Reporting and Analytics (Donations, E-mails, Website, etc…)
  • Handling Marketing Projects from the ground up

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School Attended

  • Texas A&M University
  • North Lake College
  • San Jacinto College District

Job Titles Held:

  • Chemist
  • Radiochemistry Intern
  • Lab Operations Intern
  • Marketing and Communications Specialist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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