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Chemical Engineering Engineer

Charleston, South Carolina, 29412, United States
May 19, 2017

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Andrew M. Madrid

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Well-rounded chemical engineering professional with background in process engineering, project man- agement, engineering research and technical writing. Track record of quick adaptivity to and mastery of new or expanding job roles. Demonstrated ability to increase revenue, decrease costs, improve toler- ances, self-start on projects and lead a newly created team to be the top performer in three months. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Five years of industry experience in chemical/ process engineering, four years of academic research.

• High laboratory acumen, analytical chemistry methods, experimental design, particle size analysis and mechanical property analysis, pilot reactions.

• Proven leader with ability to improve team performance and take on and follow through projects.

• Business sense with the ability to have ideas for maximizing resources and minimizing costs. INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

NABAS Group Inc, Charleston, SC 2016 - 2017

Chemical Engineer

• Supported gas injection system to upgrade customer’s process utilized across multiple industries: manu- facturing, oilfield, wastewater, agriculture and environmental remediation.

• Performed duties: integrate system into existing processes, technical sales and laboratory tests.

• Gather information and design experiments to benchmark technical capabilities of the technology. RockPile Energy Services, Midland, TX 2014 - 2016

Sr. Engineer

• Debuted new unit as lead engineer, after 3 months the unit had best performance in accuracy, quickest turnaround, best reporting and documentation. Unit generated $10-25 mm/month revenue.

• Operate modular high-rate mixer with duties of set-up, maintenance and calibration of centrifugal pumps, metering pumps, mixing tubs, control valves, level sensors, pneumatic lines, screw augers etc.

• Exposure to high pressure, dust hazard, HAZMAT and chemical-material compability.

• Instrumental to install and calibrate level indicators in tanks for real-time inventory tracking.

• Created technical training programs for Laboratory, Operations and Engineering.

• Recognized deficiencies in corporate SOP’s & QA/QC Manuals then edited and/or rewrote all of them to provide better outcomes when customers audit internal documentation and procedures. Baker Hughes International, Williston, ND & Rock Springs, WY 2012 - 2014 Engineer 2

• Streamlined laboratory procedures and supplemented lab tech training.

• Trained technicians in chemistry and implemented a simplified field QC system.

• Assisted with dry pneumatic cement blending operation. Madrid Engineering Group, Inc., Bartow, FL 2004 - 2010 Engineering Technician

• Drill to identify sinkholes and oversee high pressure grouting remediation of confirmed sinkholes.

• Geotechnical laboratory testing, particle size analysis and determination of physical properties of soils.

• Utilize AutoCAD for roadway projects, foundation design and forensic engineering reports. RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Louisiana State University Thesis Research 2010 - 2012

• Screened catalysts in micro-reactors, and pilot scale batch and semi-batch reactors.

• Identified oxidation products (GC/MS, FTIR, GC/FID), repaired MS, GC/FID, flowmeters, sensors.

• Synthesized and characterized catalysts with XRD, ICP and Chemisorption. University of Florida Particle Engineering Research Center(PERC) 2009 - 2010

• Heavy metal nanoparticle toxicity research.

• Extend qualitative biosensor(MET-PlateTM) to method for quantitative soluble silver analysis.

• Operate DelsaNano, Microtrac Nanotrac, UV-VIS Spectroscopy, Colorimetry, and ICP-EOS. EDUCATION

• Bachelor of Science - Chemical Engineering - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

•Master of Science - Chemical Engineering - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA PUBLICATIONS

• Oxidative desulfurization of diesel with oxygen: Reaction pathways on supported metal and metal ox- ide catalysts, Dooley, Kerry M.; Madrid, Andrew M.; Knopf, F. Carl, Abstracts of Papers, 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, United States, March 25-March 29, 2012.

• Oxidative desulfurization of diesel with oxygen: reaction pathways on supported metal and metal oxide catalysts, Dooley, Kerry M.; Madrid, Andrew M.; Knopf, F. Carl, Applied Catalysis A, General (2013), pp. 143-149.


• 100+ hours of leadership and managerial seminars, both online and in-class.

• Spanish(5 years of high school - current study).

• Courses and professional experience in technical writing and public speaking.

• HYSIS, UNISIM, Aspen Split, Maple, MatLab, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel VBA.

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