Manager Operations Water Quality resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication, Strong Problem Identification/Resolution, Solid Fiscal Management, Detail Oriented Multitasker
  • Seasoned with Microsoft PowerPoint and MS Project, SAP Business Software.
  • Knowledgeable with piping, and welding codes (ASME Section VIII, IX, B31.3, AWS, API).
  • Adept at reading/creation of P&IDs.
  • OSHA-30 Construction Certified (2022)
  • State of Washington Dept of Health Certificate No. 7941:
  • Cross Connection Control Specialist (2001)
  • Water Distribution Manager I (1999)
  • State of Washington Engineer-in-Training License (1993)
Professional Summary

Motivated Principal Engineer with over 15 years of experience and a record of successes in Nuclear, Pulp & Paper and Water Utility industries. Works effectively with all levels of staff in cross-functional teams. Strong critical thinking ability to diagnose problems. Decisive leader with strong planning and organizational skills to complete jobs efficiently with minimal oversight.

Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering, Expected in
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
  • Member ASME since 1992
  • Member AWWA since 2001
Work History
Manager, Operations & Water Quality, 07/2017 to Current
Aspen TechnologyBedford, MA,
  • Part time managing day-to-day operations and maintenance for this Benton County water utility, including mandatory reporting to Department of Health, Drinking Water Division.
  • Direct initiatives to achieve history of zero regulatory compliance citations, while meeting stringent water quality standards for dozens of contaminants.
  • Evaluate employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Spearhead maintenance, upgrades, and replacement projects for key infrastructure.
  • Direct water conservation measures which yielded at least 2% reduction per year on average.
Principal Engineer, 01/2006 to 07/2017
  • Spearheaded/managed major plant upgrades to Natural Gas, Anhydrous Ammonia, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Argon, and Oxygen. Most noteworthy was the Hydrogen/Nitrogen Supply System project (~$3 million) which yielded over 1.4 million dollars in annual operating cost savings, significant greenhouse gas reduction, and over 1 million kW-hr/yr reduction in electricity consumption. Numerous continuous improvement projects totaling ~4 million completed.
  • Provided technical direction to maintenance craftsmen and contractor personnel for construction, modification, and repair of plant facilities/services, process equipment, and safety systems. Specific responsibilities included: Building Structures, Uranium Storage, Plant Security Infrastructure, Pressure Vessels, Steam Systems, Boilers, Water/Wastewater Utilities, Fire Suppression, Plant Gases, Petroleum Piping/Tanks, and Special Nuclear Material (SNM) Shipping Containers.
  • Managed upgrades to cranes thru 5-ton with numerous specialized lifters, and manipulators specific to handling SNM.
  • Managed SNM Warehouse/Loading Dock upgrade projects to improve workflow/efficiency.
  • Provided day-to-day supervision for Architect/Engineers, designers, craftsmen, and contractors on numerous large and small projects.
  • Trained staff members and improved engineering application processes.
  • Demonstrated Proficiency with Company/Engineering policies: “Management of Change”, Capital Appropriation, Project Plan/Initiation, etc.
  • Company's Liaison at Benton County Emergency Management Operations Center during emergencies and practice drills with county, city, and state officials.
Engineer III Thru Senior Plant Engineer, 07/1992 to 01/2006
AREVA (Formerly Siemens Power Corp./Framatome)City, STATE,
  • Lead Project Engineer for FOAK "Scrap UO2 Oxidation System" project developed for DOE's Blended Low Enriched Uranium (BLEU) project costing ~$3.5 million. This Best Practice UO2 oxidation system eventually went on to support all of AREVA's needs for U3O8 powder. Close teamwork with engineers, designers, contractors, and manufacturing staff was required throughout the lengthy construction, qualification, and Integrated Safety Analysis phases.
  • Spearheaded/implemented numerous cost savings projects with at least $3 million combined annual savings.
  • Lead Project Engineer for construction of two waste processing plants: “Gadolinium Scrap Recovery” and “Lagoon Uranium Recovery/Solids Processing (LUR/SP) Facility”. The largest of these projects, construction of the LUR/SP Facility, was a three-year project costing $2.5 million.
  • Project Engineer for design/construction of several major plant facility building, and water system improvement projects costing over $4 million combined.
  • Lead Project Engineer for plant safeguards projects, including concrete barricades installed at perimeter of ~45-acre site, Hydraulic Bollards installed at main gates, and Security Guard Structures.,

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School Attended

  • University of Washington

Job Titles Held:

  • Manager, Operations & Water Quality
  • Principal Engineer
  • Engineer III Thru Senior Plant Engineer


  • Bachelor of Science

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