I am dependable, hard-working Licensed PA DEP Wastewater Operator with three years of experience in wastewater treatment field. I am a quick learner with a strong and dedicated work ethic with a desire to grow the skills of my trade. I enjoy the tasks and challenges the wastewater field presents.
Mathematical and Science Oriented
Good mechanical aptitude
Dependable independent worker
Good at following instructions
Solid communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong work ethic
I hold proud the achievements of having passed the Wastewater
General and Activated Sludge A-1 exams in November of 2014 and passing the
Wastewater Subclass exams 2 & 3; and the Collections Class E4 exams in
March of 2015, all within less than one and one half years from my date of hire
of October 7, 2013. With personal perseverance, I have earned my PA DEP Wastewater A 1,2,3 and Collections
Systems E4 licenses on December 10, 2015, all which have led me to be appointed
to lead crew member of one of the WVSA's three operations' crews.
Wyoming Valley Sanitary AuthorityWilkes Barre, PAWastewater Plant Operator
-- Monitor all processes of the influent raw waste water into Activated Sludge and effluent created through extended aeration by the use of a Schreiber Aeration and Clarification System.
-- Periodically collect and test influent and effluent water samples for PA DEP acceptable pH, dissolved oxygen and chlorine residual levels.
-- Perform routine inspections of the plant's Main Pump House, Headworks, and Extended Aeration System to ensure operational efficiency.
-- Perform routine and preventative maintenance on systems' equipment when needed.
-- Continually monitor and transfer Waste Activated Sludge(WAS) from collective thickening pits to Dewatering department for processing and monitor the flow of Return Activated Sludge back in to system.
-- Control the dewatering of WAS by by the use of a polymerization centrifugal dewatering system for maximum efficiency.
-- Perform solids percentage tests on WAS and centrifugally produced bio solids cake.
-- Monitor the operaations of a Dorr-Oliver Bio Solids Incineration system for optimum efficiency and the production of emissions which comply with PA DEP regulations.
-- Monitor the functioning of an APS Technologies Mercury Adsorber System to achieve final flue gas emissions which also comply with PA DEP regulations
-- Monitor over 60 each WVSA pump stations and diversion chambers for proper operations during any and all weather situations.
Mohegan Sun CasinoPlains Township, PABartender
-- Served patrons of the casino with all beverages as per their requests in compliance with PLCB Regulations.
-- Set up complete bar area for any specific event scheduled with all necessary supplies, inventoried and accounted for all consumables for the event in compliance with the rules of Mohegan Sun Casino.
(Please note that this position was taken, and is still held by me on an on call status, during a time of need to provide for my family's needs because of being unemployed due to the dissolution of a company by whom I was previously employed.)
Homeland Energy VenturesWilkes Barre, PALandman
-- Research and identify all properties for oil and gas leasing potentials
-- Research courthouse records for property ownership status
-- Contact landowners to meet with them for initial presentation of oil and gas lease
-- Negotiate oils and gas lease terms with landowners
-- Organize and enter all data for company leases
-- Handle minor office duties
Bloomsburg Metal Wilkes Barre, PAAssistant Warehouse Manager
-- Collected customer orders from office and distributed to all fabrication areas and order filling areas of all three warehouses
-- Collected filled orders from all fabrication stations and order filling areas
-- Coordinated and inventoried all outgoing orders
-- Prepared daily delivery schedules and orders for six delivery routes
-- Loaded and coordinated all materials on trucks for delivery the following day
-- Prepared all paperwork for delivery drivers
-- Received, inventoried and delivered all incoming stock materials to perspective warehouses
Education and Training
James M. Coughlin H S Wilkes Barre, PA, United States High School Diploma: College Preparatory
-- Maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout Senior Year
Luzerne County Community CollegeNanticoke, PA, United StatesAssociate of Science: Biology[Name] Academic Achievement Award