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Quality Customer Service

Marble Falls, Texas, 78654, United States
April 25, 2018

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Richard Morris

Marble Falls, TX


Professional Profile

I am an Environmental Scientist with proven performance in sample analysis, report writing, regulatory compliance and documentation. I am an energetic and highly motivated, self-starter who aggressively seeks to perform at the highest levels.

Skills Summary

-Advanced understanding of water resources and ability to comply under fundamental water laws/regulations

Advanced understanding of environmental laws and proficient with management techniques for compliance

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office & ArcMap

-Proficient in water, wastewater, soil, and air sampling under specific SOP’s and maintain QA/QC

-Operate, maintain, calibrate technical field and laboratory equipment

-Adept in identifying spatial issues and taking correct steps to resolve them

-Proficiency in Collecting GPS Data

Professional Experience

City of Horseshoe Bay, Horseshoe Bay, TX, Water Quality Technician

Oct. 2017- Current

-Collect a variety of public drinking water samples for compliance with TCEQ and EPA regulatory requirements.

-Collect daily residual disinfection levels in distribution system and flush hydrants to ensure ideal cl2 residuals.

-Perform data entry; prepare and maintain monitoring reports and logs.

-Conduct sampling activities with other agencies (LCRA,etc) to assist with source water protection.

-Communicate with local laboratories for bottle set orders, delivery of samples and analytical results.

-Conduct a variety of customer service and public relations tasks such as water quality complaints and educational outreach.

-Operate and maintain various types of field and laboratory equipment.

Ute Mountain E.P.D, Towaoc, CO, Water Quality Specialist

Sep. 2016-Oct. 2017

-Collect water quality data from a variety of monitoring devices such as Troll 9500, Exo 1, Auto Sampler, and Grundfos groundwater pump.

-Collect water samples for analysis. Perform basic laboratory analyses.

-Calibrate water monitoring equipment according to the developed SOP.

-Comply with Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Assurance Project Plans for all phases of sampling and analyses of data.

-Develop, write, report and manage annual EPA grants. Maintain budgets to sustain and develop program funding.

-Manage water quality data in various data base formats such as Ambient Water Quality Monitoring Systems.

-Assess data and report on watershed and local air quality. Develop training workshops locally, regionally and nationally.

-Assist in the evaluation of water pollution sources and mitigation solutions.

-Assist Water Programs Manager with oversight on various oil field compliance such as,water well sampling and soil sampling, site cleanup/remediation.

BHP-Billiton, Farmington, NM, Environmental Intern

June 2015-August 2015

-Performed Vegetation Surveys

-Collected and prepared air, surface, water, ground water, and soil samples for laboratory analysis

-Used GPS/GIS to prepare maps, facilitated field data collection activities and conducted analysis where appropriate

-Prepared reports, communicated data collection results and developed recommendations for program improvement

-Conducted Surveys of rehabilitated mine lands to evaluate landform stability and success of re-vegetation efforts


Bachelor of Science- Geography Resource and Environmental Studies, December 2015

Texas State University- San Marcos, Texas

Honors: Deans List, Spring 2014 Activities: Gamma Theta Upsilon International Honor Society, 2014-2016


-Osha 40-Hour HAZWOPER -GIS, Texas State Unviersity -Class D Water & D Wastewater Operators License, TCEQ

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