Water Chemist with 20 + years of laboratory experience.Versed in analytical methods, sample analysis, chemical principles and laboratory instrumentation.Strong knowledge of data entry. Proficient at developing testing methods and validation.Superior at multi-tasking, detail orientated, focused on productivity, cost effectiveness and results.
Test samples to determine; ammonia, phosphorous, pH, conductivity, BOD, e coli, fecal coliform, chlorine,and solids content. Analyze metals such as Ag, As, Cr, Cu,Pb, Ni and Zn by Inductively Coupled Plasma, formerly by Atomic Absorption, flame and furnace. Mercury analysis by Cold Vapor, Cyanide analysis and hardness analysis. Conduct both qualitative and quantitative analysis. Prepare Chemicals and reagents.
Coordinate personnel involved in lab testing and testing schedule. Train laboratory technologists and technicians.
Compile and analyze test information. Draft reports on all test and research results for both internal and external reporting.
Develop alternative analytical procedures and protocol to increase efficiency. Execute experimental design techniques. Maintain and perform minor repairs of equipment. Create and maintain up-to-date records of data and analysis. Perform Quality Control functions. Maintain complete chemical inventory. Prepare all purchase orders for laboratory with cost effectiveness. Compile all costs of laboratory testing for budget analysis, including supplies, equipment and personnel time.
Proficient in laboratory computer applications with a strong knowledge of data entry.
WASTEWATER OPERATOR CERTIFICATION
- Biological Solids/Sludge Handling, Processing & Reuse - ADVANCED
- Biological Treatment: Suspended Growth Processes - ADVANCED
- Disinfection - ADVANCED
- Laboratory - ADVANCED
- Nutrient Removal: Total Phosphorus - ADVANCED
- Solids Separation - ADVANCED
- Unique Treatment Systems: Electroplating/Metal Finishing - OIT
Pre - Supervisor Certification
Published research, Argonne Symposium(1995)
Focus on Environmental Science and experimental methods.
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